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Tutor Training

Essential training for ISTD approved Tutors!

Tutor Training is essential for tutors within Approved Dance Centres and Distance Learning Tutors who wish to become approved in order to tutor the specific units of the Diploma in Dance Instruction (DDI) and Diploma in Dance Education (DDE).

Whether you are yet to attend the relevant course or you wish to refresh your knowledge, there is a course option to suit you. 

If you want more information about becoming an Approved Tutor, please contact the Customer Services Department at sofiam@istd.org or on +44 (0)20 7377 1577. 

A full list of Tutor Training courses can be found on our Courses & Training calendar

To book your place on any of listed courses, contact the Education & Training Dept on +44 (0)20 7377 1577 or at coursebookings@istd.org. Alternatively, download a booking form in printable PDF or editable Word versions.

Course Details

DDI Unit 1 and DDE Unit 1 & 2 Generic Teaching Skills 2-day course

Mandatory training for all new approved ISTD tutors of the DDI and DDE who propose to teach DDI unit 1, and DDE Units 1 & 2. All Tutors are approved to tutor the DDI and DDE units and must attend both training days in order to receive their tutor number and assess any learners.

The purpose of this training is to ensure Tutors have a full understanding of ‘generic teaching’ and know what is required of the learners for these units. The course also includes guidance on the portfolio and entry paperwork. This course is lectured by Jill Knight.

IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE

Only experienced tutors who have previously attended the full 2-day programme may book as a single-day delegate. If you have not attended Generic Teaching Skills Tutor Training before, then it is required to attend both days in order to become approved to tutor the units.

DDI Unit 2 Health and Safety

Mandatory training for approved Tutors wishing to tutor learners through the DDI Health and Safety module. Also open to approved Tutors who have already attended this training and wish to refresh their knowledge.

DDE Unit 3 Lifespan and Development

Mandatory training for approved Tutors wishing to tutor learners through the DDE Lifespan and Development module. Also open to approved Tutors who have already attended this training and wish to refresh their knowledge.

DDE Unit 5 Contextual Studies of Dance

More information to come soon.