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bbodance has three membership categories which it awards in recognition of significant contribution to the development of our organisation.


The categories are:

  • bbodance Fellows
  • bbodance Life Members
  • bbodance Honorary Members


bbodance Fellows (F bbodance)

bbodance Fellowship is our most prestigious award and is given to individuals within the organisation, members, and staff in recognition of a significant contribution to the profile and the development of bbodance.

Current bbodance Fellows.


bbodance Life Members (LM bbodance)

bbodance Life Membership is awarded after 50 years of being a bbodance member.

Current bbodance Life Members.


bbodance Honorary Members

bbodance awards Honorary Memberships to people outside the organisation to celebrate and acknowledge the ongoing support and contribution of industry professionals with whom bbodance has a long-standing association.

Current bbodance Honorary Members.

Support our work and keep in touch by becoming a bbodance Friend. 

We welcome everyone with a previous relationship to bbodance to become our Friends — graduates of our Teaching Qualifications programme, former students and Scholars, Level 3 students, as well as former Faculty.


Benefits


Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements

None.


Annual Fee: £50.00


Become a bbodance Friend



Download the Terms & Conditions.

Regardless of age or level, anyone who is taught by a bbodance Registered Teacher, who attends a bbodance school, or who takes part in bbodance activities or training can become a bbodance Student Member.


Benefits



Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements


Annual Fee: £27.00 

Become a Student Member


If you'd like to join as a Student Member in Australia or New Zealand, please contact our Australasian Team.


Download the Terms & Conditions.


Associate Membership
is designed as a pathway to becoming a bbodance Registered Teacher or for those teachers who are winding down towards retirement. It provides access to bbodance services and activities with the exception of entering candidates for bbodance Examinations, which is exclusive to Registered Teachers.

If you've recently taken CPD with us, you could become an Associate Member for a substantially reduced fee. Find out more. 
 

Benefits


Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements

  • Enhanced DBS Certificate (valid for 3 years from date of issue)
  • Safeguarding training (renewable every 5 years)
  • Up-to-date CV (with any CPD experiences and Professional References)
  • Compliance with bbodance and CDMT Professional Codes of Conduct
  • Must complete 6 hours (1 day) of CPD annually
     

NB: Enhanced DBS checks and Safeguarding Training can be arranged by bbodance for an additional fee.


Annual Fee: £89.00. The membership year runs from 1 September. You can join at any time during the year, and the membership fee will be adjusted accordingly.


Once you become an Associate Member we ask that you complete 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) delivered by bbodance each year and comply with the CDMT and bbodance Professional Codes of Conduct. 


To become a bbodance Associate Member, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the following:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Evidence of current Safeguarding training
  • Evidence of Enhanced DBS check


A member of the team will then process your request and let you know the next steps.


Download the Terms & Conditions.


Registered Teacher is our flagship membership level.
It's the only pathway to entering candidates for Examinations in bbodance syllabi. If you've recently taken CPD with us, you could become an RT for a substantially reduced fee. Find out more. 


Benefits


Eligibility Criteria and Application Requirements

  • Minimum Level 5 Dance Teaching Qualification or documented equivalent (any genre)
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate (valid for 3 years from date of issue)
  • Safeguarding training (renewable every 5 years)
  • Certificated First Aid Training (renewable every 3 years)
  • Up-to-date CV (with Professional References)
  • Achievement of Grade 6 / Intermediate Foundation (or equivalent) in any genre
  • Compliance with bbodance and CDMT Professional Codes of Conduct
  • Must complete 18 hours (3 days) of Syllabus CPD by the end of their first membership period (31st August)
  • Must complete 18 hours (3 days) of CPD annually


NB: Enhanced DBS checks and Safeguarding Training can be arranged by bbodance for an additional fee.


Annual fee: £165. The membership year runs from 1 September. You can join at any time during the year, and the membership fee will be adjusted accordingly.


Please note: You do not need to evidence any Teaching Qualification if you're already a bbodance Registered Teacher. However, we expect all members to have current Safeguarding training and a current Enhanced DBS check. 

Once you become a bbodance Registered Teacher we require that you complete 18 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) each year and comply with the CDMT and bbodance Professional Codes of Conduct.


To become a bbodance Registered Teacher, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the following:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • Evidence of a Level 5 Teaching Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of a current Enhanced DBS (renewable every 3 years)
  • Evidence of current Safeguarding Training (renewable every 3 years)

A member of our team will be able to advise on dates of upcoming syllabus training; alternatively, please visit our CPD page.


Download the Terms & Conditions.