PLUS

We offer flexible learning at Dance2advance to cater to your individual needs. Your course can be fitted around other employment, childcare, dance contracts etc. Our course takes place on either Mondays, Wednesdays or Thursdays following school term times (33 weeks) over 2 or 3 years. Classes run between the hours of  9am and 2pm.

 

 

  • Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE ) qualification in Modern Theatre, Tap and Imperial Ballet with an option of adding Classical Greek, and we hope in the future, National Dance. This qualification is on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) with a credit value of 120.

      

      

 

 

 

  • EXTRA TRAINING in analysing teaching methods and teaching practice;

  • DAILY DANCE CLASS in a variety of styles aimed at increasing current skills and fitness and assisting with choreography required in the DDI/E units;

  • WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS to enhance trainee teachers' knowledge base and to give tasters of career path/ employment options e.g. Rhythm tap workshops, working with special needs, specialising in pre-school dance.

Unit Details

Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education

 

Unit 1 - Preparing for Safe Teaching (15 credits at Level 3)

Unit 2 - Observation, Assisting and Teaching Practice (30 credits at Level 4)

Unit 3 - Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Intermediate (28 credits at Level 3)

Unit 4 - Dance Practice (30 credits at Level 4)

Unit 5 - Social, Emotional & Cognitive Development (17 credits at Level 4)

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Sample of Course Content*
Year 1
Year 2

DDE Unit 1

DDE Unit 2 - observations/assisting

DDE Unit 4 Yr 1 in 2 genres

 

Classes   -

  • Jazz   

  • Lyrical Jazz

  • Tap

  • Rhythm Tap

 

Workshops/Seminars - 

  • Tap History

  • Injury Prevention

  • Choreography

  • Teaching Methodology

 

DDE Unit 4 Yr 1 in 3rd genre

DDE Unit 4 Yr 2 in 2 genres

DDE Unit 2 - Teaching Practice

DDE Unit 5

 

Classes - 

  • Ballet

  • Classical Greek

  • Pilates

 

 

Workshops/Seminars - 

  • Lesson Planning

  • Teaching Practice

  • Music Knowledge and working with a pianist

 

Year 3

DDE Unit 2 - completion

DDE Unit 4 - Yr 2 in 3rd genre

Classes - 

  • Contemporary

  • Street Dance

  • Commercial Jazz

 

 

Workshops/Seminars - 

  • First Aid Course

  • Setting up a Dance School

  • Working with Special Needs

  • Specialising in Pre-School Classes

*subject to change/ example only
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