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...

  • 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 found your course, fill in the application form below. It takes around 30 minutes. 


If you've already taken dance courses with other organisations or have professional dance experience, please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning policy.

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Download the current instalment plans for on-site and online courses. Funding may also be available via Dance Professionals Fund, Dancers’ Career Development, and Equity Charitable Trust.  

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