The bbodance Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching
introduces current teaching methodologies and assists students in applying them to their professional practice.

The course also offers students an overview of Safe Dance Teaching Practice and Finance and Career Development to support their transition into the teaching profession.

The course lasts for 5 months & consists of 4 modules:

Module 4.1 Observing Teaching and Learning Strategies
Module 4.2 Business & Career Development
Module 4.3 Safe Dance Teaching Practice
Module 4.4 Applying Teaching and Learning Strategies; Micro-Teach

In addition, students are required to independently observe 30 hours of dance teaching. 

The course dates are:

Online course
  • Current course started: September 2021
  • Next course starts: February 2022  
  • the course consists of online lectures, online tutorials & formative submissions with written feedback
  • Training weekends (TBC): 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 19 Mar, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 14 May.


The course costs £1,460 and includes free Associate Membership with bbodance. Depending on your CV, you may be eligible for external funding; if you'd like to pursue more than one course, you may receive additional discounts from us. See the full financial information.

Career prospects

Level 4 graduates can progress to the Level 5 Diploma in Dance Teaching. Upon successful completion of Level 5 and 18 hours of syllabus CPD, graduates are awarded Registered Teacher membership with bbodance. This allows them to teach bbodance Syllabi and enter their students for bbodance Examinations  – that is, to run their own qualified teaching practice as part of the bbodance network.

If you think Level 4 is right for you, apply below by 19 January:



For any questions, please e-mail our friendly team.

Download the Level 4 Specification 
Download the bbodance Recognition of Prior Learning Policy
Download the Student Handbook: Polices, Regulations and Appendices 2021-22

Ofqual course code: 601/7203/4