bbodance offers dance teacher training from Level 4 to 6, for UK as well as international students.

Which course is best for you?

If you have... 

you can apply for...

  • Level 2 Certificate in Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Intermediate Foundation or Level 2 Award in Graded Examination in Dance: Grade 4 or above in any genre (or equivalent; i.e., a Level 2 Dance qualification)
  • 14+ years old
Level 3
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English (C/4)
  • Intermediate or Grade 6 in Dance in any genre (or equivalent; i.e., a Level 3 Dance qualification)
  • and if you're 16+ years old
 Level 4 

as above ↑ + a Level 4 Teaching Qualification
from any recognised awarding organisation (Applicants who have had a career as a professional performing dancer may be eligible for an exemption on Level 4)

 Level 5 

as above ↑ + a Level 5 Teaching Qualification
from any recognised awarding organisation (Please note that GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths (C/5) will be required when you apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) after completing the course.)

 Level 6 

If you've already taken dance courses with other organisations or have professional dance experience, please access the Recognition of Prior Learning Policy, Procedure and Application Form here



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Funding may also be available via Dance Professionals Fund, Dancers’ Career Development, and Equity Charitable Trust.  

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