Become a qualified teacher

Dance Center Ducatillon has been approved by the ISTD to train and provide teachers with the regulated teaching qualifications that form the ISTD’s initial teacher training, namely the Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE).

The ISTD’s portfolio is broad and varied, offering up-to-date qualifications to current and potential dance teachers, relevant to the latest developments within the sector.

DDI & DDE are offered in the Imperial Ballet and Dance Center Ducatillon can provide you with all the units necessary to obtain the qualifications. Whether you are a young student just starting out, an advanced dance teacher with years of experience or a professional dancer looking for a career change, with a recognised dance teaching qualification from the ISTD you can broaden your horizons to a much wider range of opportunities across the private and public sectors.

DDE: Diploma in Dance Education

Unit 1: Preparing for Safe Teaching
Unit 2: Observation, Assinting and Teaching practice
Unit 3: Vocational Grade Examination in Dance: Intermediate
Unit 4: Dance Practice
Unit 5: Social,Emotional and cognitive Development

Contact us for more information.


Marleen Vander Linden
Ruth Davies
Katie Lawrance


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