Royal Academy of Dance

Teachers Courses, CPD & Training

The Royal Academy of Dance’s Faculty of Education offers a wide range of education and training opportunities.

Training to be an RAD Teacher

The Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies is a 2-year distance learning programme which is administered by the RAD UK, and is run in many countries, including New Zealand.

The Diploma in Dance Teaching Studies is aimed at dance teachers working across a wide range of professional contexts.  It is a 2-year distance learning programme administered by the RAD UK.

The Professional Dancers' Postgraduate Teaching Certificate and the Professional Dancer's Teaching Diploma both provide a career change opportunity for dancers coming to the end of their performing careers, programmes in which ballet is central.

Continuing Professional Development

The Royal Academy of Dance CPD programme came into effect on 1 July 2013.

Courses for Teachers