The College of Performance encompasses a variety of courses that are connected to the Performance Industry.This includes programs that prepare professionals to enter performance craft careers in the entertainment industry and the entertainment support industry.The CAC College of Performance includes programs from Performing Arts, Theatre, Media and Health, Beauty and Holistics.
The Performance College strives to have:
- Real-life learning experiences with a Life long learning and creative methodology
- Quality Vocational Education with articulation to undergraduate degree programs
- Support and recognition of industry input for Vocational Education and Training.
The CAC Performance College delivers a balanced curriculum in which students construct their knowledge, skills and values through active participation, critical and creative thinking and reflection. This premise supports the belief that aesthetic sensitivity and the ability to appreciate the arts are essential qualities of ‘whole person’ education.
Programs offered in the College of Performance:
The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Performing Arts provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or their part-time employment experience. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the performing arts sector and will be suitable for learners who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work. Some adult learners may wish to make the commitment required by this qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment in performing arts or progress into higher education. Other learners may want to extend the specialism that they followed on the BTEC Higher National Certificate programme. Progression from this qualification may well be into or within employment in the performing arts sector where learners may work towards membership of a
range of professional and sector related organisations PLASA and APRS.
|*Mature applicants of at least 21 years of age in the year when admission is sought, and with demonstrated ability and extensive experience in the relevant fields are all qualified for the courses' enrollment.