The PESMD Bordeaux Aquitaine has a department dedicated to professional development which is at the disposal of professional musicians and dancers (performers, teachers, directors etc.). The department provides Degree courses (State Diploma of Music or Dance Teaching), practical courses (work placements) and the Validation of Acquired Experience (VAE) for the State Diploma of Music Teaching.

Professional development qualifications

The department for professional development of the PESMD Bordeaux Aquitaine organises courses subsidised by the state and the Aquitaine region with the aim...


Since 2012, PESMD Bordeaux Aquitaine has implemented an exam – the Validation of Acquired Experience (VAE), to allow candidates to obtain the State Diploma of Music Teacher.

Work placement

The Department for Further Training at the PESMD Bordeaux Aquitaine organises training subsidised by the State and the Region of Aquitaine, in the aim