Long to be in the spotlight, or love creating behind the scenes? A qualification in Performing Arts, Music Practice or Music Technology can open doors to any number of industry roles.
As well as gaining vital knowledge and technical expertise, you’ll spend much of your time experimenting and creating.

In the College’s £7.5m Centre for Creative Arts and Sports, you’ll get a taste of working in professional environments, from the 200 seat theatre to the digital recording studios. You’ll have access to midi sequencing suites, dance and drama studios and AV production suites, and work with top-of-the-range iMacs to bring your creations to life.

Potential Performing Arts and Music careers include:
Musician, singer, songwriter, music teacher, drama teacher, actor, director, producer, technical crew, choreographer, dancer, music producer.

Courses Available

Course Title
Start Date
Full Fee
L1 BTEC Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies (Creative Arts)
BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts and Music FL3
Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts (Performance)


Want to get paid to earn a degree-level qualification? You can at Mid Cheshire College thanks to our new Higher Apprenticeship courses.

You’ll work towards a nationally recognised qualification demonstrating your understanding and expertise in your chosen industry. You’ll combine assessment work with vital real-life experience, putting your knowledge into action at work.

You’ll follow a bespoke learning plan, created collaboratively by your employer and Mid Cheshire College, and designed to give you the most relevant teaching and training for your chosen industry.

You’ll complete the apprenticeship with a National Vocational Qualification (QCF) equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, as well as a portfolio of completed work, a Technical Certificate, and proven on-the-job experience.

Entry requirements for Higher Apprenticeships are flexible, as apprentices will come from a range of education and employment backgrounds. If you’d like to discuss Higher Apprenticeships, get in touch with one of our advisors.

Do you have any questions?
If there is anything you would still like to know about this course, please don't hesitate to ask us.

Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.