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Fuel your creativity with our free courses, training, experiences and workshops.

Wherever you are on your creative journey – we'll have something for you. Discover Platfform; a place to learn new skills, connect with your tribe and be creative for free. Created by young people, for young people. 

Creative courses - made just for you 

Calling all young creatives. Whether you have a passion for radio, want to try your hand at filmmaking, fancy acting or are an aspiring digital creative, we’ve got you!   

Our creative courses are inspired by young people and led by industry experts and sector leaders such as Promo Cymru, BFI and Welsh Games Academy, giving you unrivalled access to top-notch skills and insider tips and advice. What’s more, many courses give you professionally recognised accreditation to help you on your creative journey.  

When and where are the courses held?

You’ll attend our courses in custom-built safe spaces predominately at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, at our sister Radio Platfform station in Porth or online via safe Zoom training rooms. For more information about visiting Wales Millenium Centre, check out the visit us section. 

The programme runs right through the year and previous topics have included creative writing, screen and film, graffiti, screen-printing, graphic novel production, radio production, tabletop role-playing games, youth theatre, breakdancing, hip-hop, and costume design. A limited number are also run with Welsh language professionals and tutors. 

Who are the courses for?

Our courses are available to anyone aged 11–25 living in Wales and are entry level, aimed at beginners, or for those looking to refresh their skills. We operate an inclusive programme and ensure our courses are available to all. If you'd like to take part but would require additional access support, then please don’t hesitate to contact us at 

Who delivers the courses?

As well as leading professionals and freelancers in the creative industries, we also work with partners to deliver bespoke courses which give you the very best training in Wales. These include:  

Swansea Grand Ambition 

Welsh Games Academy  


Promo Cymru 


Valleys Kids 

The Boiler House Graffiti Gallery 

The Printhaus 

Check out what courses are coming up

Spaces and studios  

Ever just want to hang out and make something cool? Have creative freedom in a relaxed space? We’re working on a suite of new spaces designed by and for young people which will include performance space, digital labs, music production facilities, hang out spaces and a new radio stationall of which can be accessed for free anytime! For now, we have a youth-led radio station and Stiwdio Scratch, a space designed to bring young people together to share ideas, hang out and connect. Drop in and say hi. 

Find out more about Radio Platfform and the young people who run it. 

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Career mentoring and youth events  

Want a career in the creative sector but have no idea where to start? You’re in luck. We host networking events, mentoring sessions and workshops to help you connect with sector professionals who will inspire you to forge your own path. Look out for our annual Life Hack events which help young people find their first steps in the creative sector and our legendary Dros Nos sleepover which includes creative workshops, a trip to see one of our original productions and quite often a silent disco. What’s not to love? Sign up to our Platffom newsletter for news! 

Technical Apprenticeships  

Fancy working on Hamilton? Enjoy bringing the magic of theatre to thousands of people? A technical apprenticeship could be for you.  

We deliver accredited training with our partner Cardiff and Vale College; open to anyone aged 16 and over, our shared apprenticeship scheme trains and nurtures the next generation of theatre technicians. With hundreds of paid hours of hands-on technical theatre experience in the bank and a Level 3 certification in Technical Theatre, graduates have gone on to a wide range of roles in the theatre and events industry – including renowned touring productions and iconic national venues.  

Sign up to our newsletter or follow Platfform social channels for when applications open.  

Watch a film with previous apprentice Bethany Davies and hear their story.