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Join us for our annual Spring Programme, taking place in the studio and online.

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Don't miss out on the opportunity develop your skills and knowledge, during these two weeks of CPD courses. Spring Programme is a great way to update your teaching practice and take something new back to the classroom for the Summer term. 

Our CPD courses are open to members and non-members, so be part of this community to learn together and upskill on teaching and learning strategies and sharing of good practice, to get the best for your students and your school.

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Contemporary, Ballet and Modern courses Online courses




Tuesday 04 April, 10:00 - 17:00

Non Syllabus: Emergency First Aid for Sports / Dance (6 CPD hours)


Wednesday 05 April, 10:00 - 17:00

Tap Dance: Bronze, Silver and Gold Tap Awards to the new optional playlists (6 CPD hours)


Thursday 06 April, 10:00 - 17:00

Tap Dance: Intermediate - Part 3 and 4 (6 CPD hours)


Course Descriptions


Non Syllabus: Emergency First Aid for Sports / Dance

The 1 day Emergency First Aid for Sports / Dance covers the recommended course content as set by the HSE for Emergency First Aid at Work courses. We also tailor the content and training scenarios to your sport to ensure the training is relevant for your environment. Delegates will be given the confidence to act in the event of an emergency on the sports pitch, studio or where ever your sports activity takes place. 

The course covers:

  • Acting safely and promptly in an emergency
  • Basic Life Support - Recovery Position & CPR, treating an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
  • Control of severe bleeding and wounds Minor injuries
  • Common medical emergencies
  • First Aid kits & accident reporting
  • The treatment of Anaphylactic shock
  • Preventing cross infection
  • Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
  • Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator

With the addition of sports-related incidents - tailoring the course to suit your needs;

  • Sports injury Assessment (SALTAPS)
  • Asthma
  • Cardiac-related emergencies
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperventilating and exercise including breathing



Tap Dance: Bronze, Silver and Gold Tap Awards to the new optional playlists

Learn the Bronze, Silver and Gold Tap Awards. Alongside this course, you will receive a free music playlist as an alternative to the set music. The Tap awards are a shorter performance exam for your school, and therefore are a great alternative to the grades. 

Tap Dance: Intermediate part 3 and 4

The course will cover part 3 of the Intermediate syllabus - the time steps, turning drills, turning sequences and interpretive section, and part 4 of the syllabus - commercial sequence, theatre sequence and bow. This course is suitable for those wishing to refresh their knowledge, as well as people looking to learn the material from scratch. 


Further Information


Times and dates

Please note that all course dates and times are stated in British Summer Time. Courses will include time for breaks; however, the exact timing of this break may vary from course to course.


In the instance of a change to availability, we may need to find an alternative lecturer (than the one originally scheduled) to lead a course. This will not affect the content covered in the course.

CPD hours

All hours stated next to each course refer to the earned CPD hours. This will be reflected on each certificate of attendance that you will receive.

Waiting list 

If a course you wish to attend has sold out, please contact us via email to be added to the waiting list.

Terms and conditions 

Please refer below for the full terms and conditions of your booking, including details about refunds.

Further questions

If you have any further questions, please contact and a member of the CPD team will get back to you.



Booking terms and conditions


Booking Conditions

All fees must be paid in full, with cleared funds, before bookings close for the course. Delegates may only attend once payment has been made. Payment will not be accepted on the day of the course unless under exceptional mitigating circumstances where this has been formally agreed by Education and Training.


Cancellations must be made via email to

  • For any cancellations made less than 21 days before the event, the ISTD will retain 50% of the total booking fee.
  • For any cancellations made less than 14 days before the event, the ISTD will retain 75% of the total booking fee.
  • For any cancellations made less than 7 days before the event, the ISTD will retain the total booking fee.
  • Under exceptional circumstances or where a doctor’s certificate is provided a full or partial refund may be given at the discretion of the Education and Training department.

In the event that event delivery is affected by a local lockdown or any other force majeure, we will do our best to make alternative arrangements in order to ensure the course can go ahead. However, if this is not possible, delegates will be contacted and offered a refund or a credit note.

Where the attendee tests positive for Covid-19, via a PCR or lateral flow test, and the period of compulsory self-isolation means they are unable to attend the event - a full credit note will be issued. Credit note is to be used within 24 months of the event date and refunds will not be issued.

Delegates are advised to book refundable travel and/or accommodation, as the ISTD will not refund any incurred costs if the event does not take place.

This does not affect your statutory rights.

Further Information

Certificates of attendance will be sent to each delegate via email as a PDF document, after the CPD event has taken place. The CPD hours on the certificate will reflect the time attended by the participant with time deducted for late arrival or early departure from the session.

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing has the right to refuse bookings on the grounds of health and safety.

Course delegates are responsible for their own personal property and safety. 

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing reserves the right to record any CPD for the purpose of further training.

Filming /photography / recording of any content displayed or discussed during the class is not permitted by any delegate.

All work displayed is the intellectual property of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and appointed lecturers.

Behaviour and Conduct

Should any delegate display behaviour or conduct that is not deemed appropriate or respectful during or after the event then they may be asked to leave for the benefit of the other attendees.

How we use your information

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing will process your personal information in accordance with our privacy policy. Please refer to our privacy policy which can be found in full on our website,

Any concerns should be emailed to

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