Ofqual No. 601/7203/4

This introductory Level 4 course aims to develop learners’ observational skills in relation to current teaching and learning methodologies and prepare learners to apply these skills to their personal pedagogic practice. The course also informs learners understanding of health, safety and safeguarding, professional dance practice, self-management and finance and the importance of critical reflection to the dance teaching practitioner.

Level 4 Handbook Specification
TQ Handbook of Regulations 2017-18

Course Content

5 Course Modules:

Module 4.1: Observing Teaching and Learning Strategies

Module 4.2: Health, Safety and Safeguarding

Module 4.3: Professional Dance Practice; Self-Management and Finance

Module 4.4: Applying Teaching and Learning Strategies; Micro-Teach

Module 4.5: Critical and Reflective Practice

This course will also require each student to independently observe 30 hours of dance.

Course Dates

The Level 4 course runs from September – December:

  • 23rd & 24th September 2017      
  • October 2017 Scholars W/E, Elmhurst School for Dance, Birmingham (tbc)
  • 4th & 5th November 2017
  • 2nd & 3rd December 2017

Course Fees

£1671.00 - Instalment plans are available


Level 4 students receive Associate Membership as part of their course, and gives access to a range of benefits with bbodance

Entry Requirements

18+, GSCE English & Maths C+ or equivalent. Intermediate Foundation in Dance (any genre) or equivalent.

Future Progression

Graduates can progress on to the Level 5 Diploma in Dance Teaching course, which runs January-May. Upon successful completion of the Level 5 course, graduates can apply for Registered Teacher Membership with bbodance.

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