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Performing Arts Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Is a life on the stage or screen calling you? Do you long to act, dance, sing or perform to live audiences or on TV? Our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation for its performing arts courses which enable students to progress to some of the most prestigious performing arts schools and conservatoires in the country. Our facilities are amazing and include The Keay Theatre, professional dance studios, and rehearsal and performance spaces. If you wish to pursue a career in the performing arts then we offer you the choice of four specialist courses, all of which are equivalent to A-levels. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to one of our Level 3 diplomas. If your passion is to have a career within the performing arts sector, including acting, dancing and musical theatre, then this course could be for you. You will explore lots of disciplines in practical workshops gaining a vital insight into what is required to succeed in these creative industries. You will have the opportunity to take part in both on-campus and off-campus projects, including performing in our own seated theatre known as The Keay. This is the perfect course for an all-round experience, before you specialise in your chosen field of acting, dance or musical theatre.

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Business Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Have lots of ideas about how to make money? Really into parties and events and would love to organise some? Love interacting with people and would enjoy sales? The Level 2 Business course is for you. Giving you the grounding you need in the variety of career paths in Business the Level 2 is the perfect place to dip your toe in the water, It will provide you with an understanding of how marketing, human resources, accounts, operations, sales, project teams, management teams, directors and customer service interlink to achieve business aims and objectives. You’ll be working within the exciting atmosphere of The Creative and Digital Academy, collaborating on a wide range of projects, performances and exhibitions with fellow academics and creatives. Our vibrant and diverse spaces mean you’ll be engaging with musicians, dancers, gamers, filmmakers and actors, all working together to grow the creative and business landscape in Cornwall. ?

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Altitude Dance Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further? Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.? If you are considering a career in the dance industry then we offer you the choice of three specialist courses, all of which are equivalent to A-levels. Our Level 2 Musical Theatre Course provides you with the opportunity to study both Dance and Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further? Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.? The dance programme is geared towards preparing young adults for the industry and therefore the course replicates a working dance company. This means learners are prepared for what is expected within both Higher Education and the dance world. Our intent offers learners the opportunity to gain skills in three areas. These are: Performance, Teaching & Choreography. Learn exhilarating subjects such as Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Urban, Commercial, Improvisation, Movement, Rehearsing, Performing, Teaching and Choreography. Take part in daily dance technique classes which incorporate strengthening exercises to keep you strong! You will also have access to acting and music lessons. With such diverse subjects on offer, students have the opportunity to explore and develop a variety of styles and skills through project work to assist them with their onward journey as a dance practitioner or related field. For access to our Instagram and Facebook pages, follow us at: @Altitude_Cornwalldance and @thecreativeacademystaustell / Altitude Dance Cornwall College JAZZ PATRON Born and raised in Cornwall, Jake has always been a person who aims high and achieves his goals. Jake studied at Cornwall College, St Austell within dance so he could receive the highest amount of knowledge and physical training as well as academics during his time there. From College Jake moved to London to continue studying at London Studio Centre conservatoire of dance and drama, where he furthered his technique and skill set to achieve a B.A (Hons) Degree in the performing arts. Jake’s career is vast and versatile, working on projects in tv, film and artist work. Jake continues to work in starring in roles in films such as Mary Poppins Returns, Rocketman and “Mamma Mia: Here we go again” to name a few. Jake has also worked with various artists including Katy Perry, One Republic, The Jonas Brothers, Take That and also One Ok Rock as their Lead dancer for the music video “Bedroom Warfare” which amounted 17 Million views on YouTube. Now Jake lives in Los Angeles in America where he has been working since 2019. A short message from Jake: “I had such an incredible experience at Cornwall College. The course was useful and allowed me to expand my wheelhouse of styles by giving me continued exploration within the course. The amount of time spent learning on the course was valuable from each of the teachers that supported me and pushed me throughout. I can’t thank the course at Cornwall College enough for the time and effort they put into me as a student.” As part of Jake’s role as the Jazz Patron for the course, he will greet the dancers in their welcome weeks, supporting learners throughout the year to check in on their progress, provide feedback and guidance to support them, audition support, answering any questions they might have and working closely with the Study Programme Manager to ensure our curriculum is current. PATRON OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE - TOM DAVIS- DUNN Tom trained at Cornwall College St Austell in Dance before graduating from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) in 2017 and has since had the privilege of working with the likes of Lloyd Newson DV8/Rambert for the revival and world tour of Enter Achilles, Gary Clarke – Wasteland, Theo Lowe, Jamaal Burkmar, amongst many others and currently a company member of Akram Khan Company for the new work ‘Jungle Book Reimagined’. Tom has a keen eye for detail and strives himself on delivering the best quality of work at all times with enthusiasm and rigour. Tom constantly explores his movement practice with curiosity and generosity, immersing himself into the depths of his thinking body to find new paths, questioning his artistry with consideration and dexterity.

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Music Performance Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Learn how to write, perform and record songs with a BBC Radio 2 award-nominated musician and songwriter. If you want to develop and improve your creative and practical skills as a creative musician then this is the course for you! You will be learning from an experienced, practising musician. Learn to develop songwriting, composing, performance, sequencing, production and recording skills in studio spaces with not only digital, but also analogue, capabilities. Get creative and learn with industry-endorsed practitioners!

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Art & Design CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you are a creative person? Have you been thinking about returning to education, to study for a degree in art and design, but don’t feel that you are quite ready? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this is the course for you! The Access courses are designed to support mature learners (19+) so that they can progress confidently onto a degree at the end of the year. You will be supported with that application through UCAS. This course is just one year of study, so it is intense and fast paced, but at the same time it will introduce you to an exciting range of creative skills and ideas. As it is only one year, learners are expected to spend between 5-8 hours home study a week. In the first two terms you will have an introduction to: 2D skills, mixed media, colour theory, print, photography, graphic design, textiles, life drawing, 3D skills and ceramics. These will be taught by specialist staff mainly through a series of practical workshops. You will also develop your research, writing, and other study skills through the theory units; all of which are designed to prepare you for study in Higher Education. In the third term you will be able to write your own brief and display the work in our end of year exhibition. You will have your own generous studio space for the duration of the course, where you can create and display your work. In addition you will be able to use the dedicated workshops for Photography, Print, 3D and Ceramics. This level 3 qualification is all about engaging, supporting and developing your skills and ideas, to enable you to gain the confidence to progress onto a creative arts degree.

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Media & Animation Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love film, television, and animation, and want to find out more about how to use a camera to create and edit videos, or generally have an interest in entertaining media; the Media and Animation Diploma Level 2 course is your first step in a career within the media sector. The diploma is coursework based, meaning there are no exams as part of the media course. It’s all about giving you the practical skills and experience behind the camera, in a project management role to lead a production. You’ll learn about and put to good use a selection of professional equipment; Canon and Nikon DSLRs with a range of lenses, Sony and Panasonic Camcorders, GoPro, Tascam and Zoom recorders, Shot-gun, lapel, phantom powered microphones; accessories – shoulder mounts, Camera-cranes, Dolly and Track, DJI Ronin-s motorised 3 axis gimbal, 1, 2 and 3 point lighting systems for indoor studio and outdoor use. You’ll take full advantage of the Television and sound studio with a permanent microphone, mixing desk and dedicated PC, and a Green-Screen with dedicated space. In post you’ll use Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Light room etc. As well as using all this industry-standard equipment as part of your studies, you’ll also be part of visiting lectures who will speak about their experiences and how to get into the industry yourself. There are several free media trips each year to local events and competitions which will play a huge part in developing your understanding of routes into the creative sector. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the Media industry and developing your essential skills to progress onto the level 3 media or games design courses specifically, and from there, on to employment or university. You’ll be learning from experienced practicing media professionals, who are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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Basic principles of photography (Digital)

No Qualification • • Cornwall College St Austell


This exciting 6 week course will introduce you to the basic priciples of photography, you will gain an understanding of the exposure triangle, using the ISO, Aperture and Shutter to find the perfect exposure. You will also explore compositional guidelines enabling you to create amazing images. This course is perfect if you are just starting out in photography or would like to develop your skills further. You will require your own DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, SD card and Memory Stick to sign up to the Course. Learners will be able to shoot in full manual mode, download and save files effectivley, develop the skills of metering in order to find the correct exposure and be able to carry out basic editing through photoshop. This course runs from 17:30 - 19:30 on a Wednesday

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Introduction to Tabletop Gaming

No Qualification • • Cornwall College St Austell


This is an introductory course/gaming club for adult learners to take part in and/or learn the basics of tabletop gaming as well as taking part in workshops to build and paint miniatures, maps, and other resources required for tabletop gaming. A weekly campaign will also be run using the Dungeons and Dragons system and hosted in the creative academy's dedicated tabletop gaming room. Introduction to Tabletop Gaming exists to provide a fun social environment to meet like-minded individuals with a passion for tabletop gaming. This is running from 10:00-13:00 on a Saturday

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Music Performance Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Love playing guitar? Singing? Tuba? Or even recording beats? Then this is the course for you. Learn how to write, perform and record songs with a BBC Radio 2 award-nominated musician and songwriter. This course will help you to develop and improve your creative and practical skills as a creative musician. You will be learning from an experienced, practising musician. Learn to develop songwriting, composing, performance, sequencing, production and recording skills in studio spaces with not only digital, but also analogue, capabilities! Get creative and learn with industry-endorsed practitioners!

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Acting Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Is a life on the stage or screen calling you? Do you long to act, dance, sing or perform to live audiences or on TV? Our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation for its performing arts courses which enable students to progress to some of the most prestigious performing arts schools and conservatoires in the country. Our facilities are amazing and include The Keay Theatre, professional dance studios, and rehearsal and performance spaces. On our Level 3 Acting Diploma you will develop fundamental performance skills through a range of projects over your two years of study including Contemporary Theatre, Classical Theatre, Film & TV Acting, Storytelling Theatre, Site Specific Performance, Musical Theatre, Interactive Dining Performances, Physical Theatre and our annual Horror Walk. You will be given the opportunity to express your creativity and devise performances with the rest of your group, by forming a theatre company that replicates the industry, with the opportunity to take on performance and production roles. You can expect to collaborate on exciting projects with the Dance, Music and Media departments as well as performing in front of live audiences in our Keay theatre and discover the cultural heritage of performing arts. If you wish to pursue a career in the performing arts industry then we can offer you a specialist Level 3 course which is equivalent to 3 A-levels.?Or you might find our Level 2 Musical Theatre course more suitable if your GCSE results are not what you quite expected, following this course you will have the option to progress to one of our full time Level 3 Diplomas in Acting and Dance which span across two years of study. If you want to become an actor and would love to work in TV, theatre or film. If you want to take part in trips to see theatre near and far and take part in workshops with professionals in the local industry, then this is the course for you! Follow us on: Instagram & Facebook @launchcornwallcollege and @thecreativeacademystaustell

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Performing Arts Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Is a life on the stage or screen calling you? Do you long to act, dance, sing or perform to live audiences or on TV? Our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation for its performing arts courses which enable students to progress to some of the most prestigious performing arts schools and conservatoires in the country. Our facilities are amazing and include The Keay Theatre, professional dance studios, and rehearsal and performance spaces. If you wish to pursue a career in the performing arts then we offer you the choice of four specialist courses, all of which are equivalent to A-levels. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to one of our Level 3 diplomas. If your passion is to have a career within the performing arts sector, including acting, dancing and musical theatre, then this course could be for you. You will explore lots of disciplines in practical workshops gaining a vital insight into what is required to succeed in these creative industries. You will have the opportunity to take part in both on-campus and off-campus projects, including performing in our own seated theatre known as The Keay. This is the perfect course for an all-round experience, before you specialise in your chosen field of acting, dance or musical theatre.

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Business Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Have lots of ideas about how to make money? Really into parties and events and would love to organise some? Love interacting with people and would enjoy sales? The Level 2 Business course is for you. Giving you the grounding you need in the variety of career paths in Business the Level 2 is the perfect place to dip your toe in the water, It will provide you with an understanding of how marketing, human resources, accounts, operations, sales, project teams, management teams, directors and customer service interlink to achieve business aims and objectives. You’ll be working within the exciting atmosphere of The Creative and Digital Academy, collaborating on a wide range of projects, performances and exhibitions with fellow academics and creatives. Our vibrant and diverse spaces mean you’ll be engaging with musicians, dancers, gamers, filmmakers and actors, all working together to grow the creative and business landscape in Cornwall. ?

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Altitude Dance Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further? Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.? If you are considering a career in the dance industry then we offer you the choice of three specialist courses, all of which are equivalent to A-levels. Our Level 2 Musical Theatre Course provides you with the opportunity to study both Dance and Do you love to perform or create movement? Have you had a lifelong passion for dance? Perhaps you’ve been dancing since you were five years old, perhaps you are just beginning your journey and wish to explore an inherent talent and desire to explore dance further? Our Altitude dance programme at our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation, which has enabled students to progress to some of the most prestigious dance schools and conservatoires in the country or even directly in to the industry. Our outstanding facilities include The Keay Theatre, professional, heated & sprung dance studios, as well as other rehearsal and performance spaces.? The dance programme is geared towards preparing young adults for the industry and therefore the course replicates a working dance company. This means learners are prepared for what is expected within both Higher Education and the dance world. Our intent offers learners the opportunity to gain skills in three areas. These are: Performance, Teaching & Choreography. Learn exhilarating subjects such as Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Urban, Commercial, Improvisation, Movement, Rehearsing, Performing, Teaching and Choreography. Take part in daily dance technique classes which incorporate strengthening exercises to keep you strong! You will also have access to acting and music lessons. With such diverse subjects on offer, students have the opportunity to explore and develop a variety of styles and skills through project work to assist them with their onward journey as a dance practitioner or related field. For access to our Instagram and Facebook pages, follow us at: @Altitude_Cornwalldance and @thecreativeacademystaustell / Altitude Dance Cornwall College JAZZ PATRON Born and raised in Cornwall, Jake has always been a person who aims high and achieves his goals. Jake studied at Cornwall College, St Austell within dance so he could receive the highest amount of knowledge and physical training as well as academics during his time there. From College Jake moved to London to continue studying at London Studio Centre conservatoire of dance and drama, where he furthered his technique and skill set to achieve a B.A (Hons) Degree in the performing arts. Jake’s career is vast and versatile, working on projects in tv, film and artist work. Jake continues to work in starring in roles in films such as Mary Poppins Returns, Rocketman and “Mamma Mia: Here we go again” to name a few. Jake has also worked with various artists including Katy Perry, One Republic, The Jonas Brothers, Take That and also One Ok Rock as their Lead dancer for the music video “Bedroom Warfare” which amounted 17 Million views on YouTube. Now Jake lives in Los Angeles in America where he has been working since 2019. A short message from Jake: “I had such an incredible experience at Cornwall College. The course was useful and allowed me to expand my wheelhouse of styles by giving me continued exploration within the course. The amount of time spent learning on the course was valuable from each of the teachers that supported me and pushed me throughout. I can’t thank the course at Cornwall College enough for the time and effort they put into me as a student.” As part of Jake’s role as the Jazz Patron for the course, he will greet the dancers in their welcome weeks, supporting learners throughout the year to check in on their progress, provide feedback and guidance to support them, audition support, answering any questions they might have and working closely with the Study Programme Manager to ensure our curriculum is current. PATRON OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE - TOM DAVIS- DUNN Tom trained at Cornwall College St Austell in Dance before graduating from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) in 2017 and has since had the privilege of working with the likes of Lloyd Newson DV8/Rambert for the revival and world tour of Enter Achilles, Gary Clarke – Wasteland, Theo Lowe, Jamaal Burkmar, amongst many others and currently a company member of Akram Khan Company for the new work ‘Jungle Book Reimagined’. Tom has a keen eye for detail and strives himself on delivering the best quality of work at all times with enthusiasm and rigour. Tom constantly explores his movement practice with curiosity and generosity, immersing himself into the depths of his thinking body to find new paths, questioning his artistry with consideration and dexterity.

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Music Performance Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Learn how to write, perform and record songs with a BBC Radio 2 award-nominated musician and songwriter. If you want to develop and improve your creative and practical skills as a creative musician then this is the course for you! You will be learning from an experienced, practising musician. Learn to develop songwriting, composing, performance, sequencing, production and recording skills in studio spaces with not only digital, but also analogue, capabilities. Get creative and learn with industry-endorsed practitioners!

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Art & Design CAVA Access To HE Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne


Are you are a creative person? Have you been thinking about returning to education, to study for a degree in art and design, but don’t feel that you are quite ready? If the answer to these questions is yes, then this is the course for you! The Access courses are designed to support mature learners (19+) so that they can progress confidently onto a degree at the end of the year. You will be supported with that application through UCAS. This course is just one year of study, so it is intense and fast paced, but at the same time it will introduce you to an exciting range of creative skills and ideas. As it is only one year, learners are expected to spend between 5-8 hours home study a week. In the first two terms you will have an introduction to: 2D skills, mixed media, colour theory, print, photography, graphic design, textiles, life drawing, 3D skills and ceramics. These will be taught by specialist staff mainly through a series of practical workshops. You will also develop your research, writing, and other study skills through the theory units; all of which are designed to prepare you for study in Higher Education. In the third term you will be able to write your own brief and display the work in our end of year exhibition. You will have your own generous studio space for the duration of the course, where you can create and display your work. In addition you will be able to use the dedicated workshops for Photography, Print, 3D and Ceramics. This level 3 qualification is all about engaging, supporting and developing your skills and ideas, to enable you to gain the confidence to progress onto a creative arts degree.

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Media & Animation Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love film, television, and animation, and want to find out more about how to use a camera to create and edit videos, or generally have an interest in entertaining media; the Media and Animation Diploma Level 2 course is your first step in a career within the media sector. The diploma is coursework based, meaning there are no exams as part of the media course. It’s all about giving you the practical skills and experience behind the camera, in a project management role to lead a production. You’ll learn about and put to good use a selection of professional equipment; Canon and Nikon DSLRs with a range of lenses, Sony and Panasonic Camcorders, GoPro, Tascam and Zoom recorders, Shot-gun, lapel, phantom powered microphones; accessories – shoulder mounts, Camera-cranes, Dolly and Track, DJI Ronin-s motorised 3 axis gimbal, 1, 2 and 3 point lighting systems for indoor studio and outdoor use. You’ll take full advantage of the Television and sound studio with a permanent microphone, mixing desk and dedicated PC, and a Green-Screen with dedicated space. In post you’ll use Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Animate, After effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Light room etc. As well as using all this industry-standard equipment as part of your studies, you’ll also be part of visiting lectures who will speak about their experiences and how to get into the industry yourself. There are several free media trips each year to local events and competitions which will play a huge part in developing your understanding of routes into the creative sector. As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the Media industry and developing your essential skills to progress onto the level 3 media or games design courses specifically, and from there, on to employment or university. You’ll be learning from experienced practicing media professionals, who are here to give you the very best start to your career.

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Basic principles of photography (Digital)

No Qualification • • Cornwall College St Austell


This exciting 6 week course will introduce you to the basic priciples of photography, you will gain an understanding of the exposure triangle, using the ISO, Aperture and Shutter to find the perfect exposure. You will also explore compositional guidelines enabling you to create amazing images. This course is perfect if you are just starting out in photography or would like to develop your skills further. You will require your own DSLR or Mirrorless Camera, SD card and Memory Stick to sign up to the Course. Learners will be able to shoot in full manual mode, download and save files effectivley, develop the skills of metering in order to find the correct exposure and be able to carry out basic editing through photoshop. This course runs from 17:30 - 19:30 on a Wednesday

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Introduction to Tabletop Gaming

No Qualification • • Cornwall College St Austell


This is an introductory course/gaming club for adult learners to take part in and/or learn the basics of tabletop gaming as well as taking part in workshops to build and paint miniatures, maps, and other resources required for tabletop gaming. A weekly campaign will also be run using the Dungeons and Dragons system and hosted in the creative academy's dedicated tabletop gaming room. Introduction to Tabletop Gaming exists to provide a fun social environment to meet like-minded individuals with a passion for tabletop gaming. This is running from 10:00-13:00 on a Saturday

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Music Performance Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Love playing guitar? Singing? Tuba? Or even recording beats? Then this is the course for you. Learn how to write, perform and record songs with a BBC Radio 2 award-nominated musician and songwriter. This course will help you to develop and improve your creative and practical skills as a creative musician. You will be learning from an experienced, practising musician. Learn to develop songwriting, composing, performance, sequencing, production and recording skills in studio spaces with not only digital, but also analogue, capabilities! Get creative and learn with industry-endorsed practitioners!

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Acting Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Is a life on the stage or screen calling you? Do you long to act, dance, sing or perform to live audiences or on TV? Our St Austell campus has a renowned reputation for its performing arts courses which enable students to progress to some of the most prestigious performing arts schools and conservatoires in the country. Our facilities are amazing and include The Keay Theatre, professional dance studios, and rehearsal and performance spaces. On our Level 3 Acting Diploma you will develop fundamental performance skills through a range of projects over your two years of study including Contemporary Theatre, Classical Theatre, Film & TV Acting, Storytelling Theatre, Site Specific Performance, Musical Theatre, Interactive Dining Performances, Physical Theatre and our annual Horror Walk. You will be given the opportunity to express your creativity and devise performances with the rest of your group, by forming a theatre company that replicates the industry, with the opportunity to take on performance and production roles. You can expect to collaborate on exciting projects with the Dance, Music and Media departments as well as performing in front of live audiences in our Keay theatre and discover the cultural heritage of performing arts. If you wish to pursue a career in the performing arts industry then we can offer you a specialist Level 3 course which is equivalent to 3 A-levels.?Or you might find our Level 2 Musical Theatre course more suitable if your GCSE results are not what you quite expected, following this course you will have the option to progress to one of our full time Level 3 Diplomas in Acting and Dance which span across two years of study. If you want to become an actor and would love to work in TV, theatre or film. If you want to take part in trips to see theatre near and far and take part in workshops with professionals in the local industry, then this is the course for you! Follow us on: Instagram & Facebook @launchcornwallcollege and @thecreativeacademystaustell

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Creative Media Production Extended Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


If you want to work in television, film, journalism, advertising, radio, or animation then our award-winning media department can help you achieve a bright career. Our former students are now working all over the world as camera operators, film directors and producers on exciting projects such as Star Wars films, American Idol, The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and more. We offer two options for you to start your studies in the media and film industry depending on your GCSE results. Our Level 3 course offers you the choice of university study or successful employment on completion of your course. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected, with the option to progress to Level 3. The extended diploma is coursework based, giving you complete creative freedom. It’s all about giving you the practical skills and experience to lead a creative production. You’ll learn about and put to good use a selection of professional equipment; take full advantage of the television and sound studios and great edits using the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite As well as using all this industry-standard equipment as part of your studies, you’ll also take part in visiting lectures explaining their experiences and how they got into the industry; we run several trips each year including events and competitions which will help you discover routes into the creative sector. If you are interested in building a career in the television, film, journalism or advertising industries, our two year Level 3 Creative Media Production course is perfect. You will have a wide variety of projects to complete and you will develop your understanding of camera work, film production, video & photo editing, journalism, animation, and much more. You will also take part in our award winning film school.

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Art and Design Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love Art or Design? Are you an inventive, creative person? Would you like to broaden your skills and learn how to develop your ideas, so that you could one day earn a living from your creativity? This course is perfect for students who like to study in a practical, hands-on way. You will explore a wide range of materials, processes and technical skills, as well as developing good study skills, communication skills, employability skills and self-confidence. The qualification is structured to provide time for gallery visits, collaborative projects and work experience, alongside regular sketchbook work, contextual studies, specialist workshops and portfolio building. The timetable also allows you to study for your Maths and English GCSE’s should you need to. The course begins with fun projects and a variety of skills workshops that are taught to the whole group. Over time you will be able to steer projects to be themed to your own interests or chosen art or design specialism. You will soon become a more independent learner who is able to come up with original ideas, write your own project proposals, develop sketchbook pages and create finished pieces that you are proud of. If you choose to study at our St Austell campus you will work as part of The Creative and Digital Academy, collaborating on a wide range of projects, performances and exhibitions with fellow creativity. Our vibrant and diverse spaces mean you’ll be engaging with musicians, dancers, gamers, filmmakers and actors, all working together to grow the creative landscape in Cornwall. If you choose to study at our Camborne campus you will be based in our bright and spacious art studio. Developing your creativity in a friendly and inspiring place, where students are encouraged to experiment freely, to express their individuality, to try out new ways of working and to broaden their ideas through slide-shows, discussions and research.

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