IDTA Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching
Please watch the DVD presentation of the new IDTA Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching and refer to the candidate specification and guidance handbook and the Unit 1 and Unit 3 example documentation.
The DVD presentation and candidate handbook will provide lots of helpful information about the qualification including information about the registration and examination process, guidance on completing and submitting your portfolio and what to expect in the examination.
The objective of the level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching is for learners to:
- Gain a knowledge and understanding of safe dance practice
- Demonstrate skills, knowledge and understanding of their chosen dance genre
- Demonstrate teaching practice
The qualification provides a basis for learners to progress into dance teaching, either through running their own dance school or working as a teacher in a private dance school
The new Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching will be available for examination from 1st April 2016.
The new qualification will replace the Associate qualification for Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz and Theatre Craft for learners in the UK. It is optional for learners outside the UK.
For learners studying Ballroom, Latin, Classical Sequence and Freestyle in the UK and outside the UK they have the option to take the current Associate qualification or the Level 4 Diploma.
Detailed information can be found in the candidate handbook.
For learners and member teachers who are considering taking the Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching in Ballroom, Latin, Classical Sequence and Freestyle there is an additional DVD to watch for Unit 3, Dancing Teaching Practice.
There are three word document templates which can be downloaded, two for Unit 1 and one for Unit 3. Please see the candidate handbook and example documents for more information.
Examination fees for the new Level 4 Diploma can be found on the current fees list (1st September 2015) and can be obtained from Head Office or downloaded from the secure Members’ Area of the website.
If you have any questions please email Liz Murphy or Rachael Meech at IDTA Head Office via our Contact Form and state in the subject line “Level 4 Diploma”.
Right click and choose ‘Save Link As’ to download the below resources or left click to view them online.
Application forms for the Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching
Download: Unit 1 application form
Download: Unit 2 application form
Download: Unit 3 application form
DVD Presentation By Rachael
Download Video 1: Intro
Download Video 2: Unit 1
Download Video 3: Unit 2
Download Video 4: Unit 3
Download Video 5: Timeline
Download: FAQs IDTA level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching
Download: General introduction to level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching
Download Unit 1: Evidence mapping grid Unit 1 Safe Dance Practice template
Download Unit 1: Risk Assessment template
Download Unit 1: Example Documents
Download Unit 1: Powerpoint Presentation
Download Unit 1: Plagiarism
Download Unit 1: Portfolio index
Download Unit 2: Powerpoint Presentation
Download Unit 3: Teaching log template
Download Unit 3: Example Documents
Download Unit 3: Powerpoint Presentation
Examples of Dance Teaching Practice
Download Video: Demo Teaching Cha Cha Cha
Download Video: Demo Teaching Waltz
Download Video: Demo Teaching Tango
Download Video: Demo Teaching Samba
Recognition of Prior Learning – existing IDTA members
Download: Recognition of Prior Learning guidance – Members
Download: Recognition of prior learning for level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching Members
Recognition of Prior Learning – new learners
Download: Recognition of Prior Learning guidance
Download: Recognition of prior learning for level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching non members