This qualification gives prospective dance teachers a solid grounding in the skills and knowledge needed to teach dance in a safe environment.
You must be 17 or above.
If you feel this is the right route for you, you will need to contact a teacher qualified by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing in the correct genre, who lives in your area and will prepare and train you for the examination.
Progressing your journey
Successful completion of the Associate Diploma will mean you are able to apply for Full Membership of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. This will enable you to enter students for examinations and benefit from our full membership package.
You may apply to the British Dance Council for a License to Adjudicate competitions in the genre in which you are qualified.
You can also start to consider the next steps of your teaching journey by training for the higher teaching qualifications.
You will need to contact a teacher qualified by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing who lives in your area to train you for the examination.