ElliTe Studios College

Part-time Diploma in Dance Education


2-3 Year Part-time ISTD Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education


All units of ISTD Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education teaching qualification available in Imperial Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre and Tap.


2-3 years (Part-time)

Academic Year:

September – Aug

Course Structure


2-3 Academic Years (unit approach)


560 Guided Learning Hours


Unit 1 (Safe Dance Practice): £250

Unit 2 (Teaching Skills): £125 up-front fee, plus tutor’s hourly rate on top

Unit 3 (Intermediate): Individual lesson costs apply

Unit 4 (Dance Teaching Practice): £250 per genre per term

Unit 5 (Social, Emotional and Cognitive Development): £300

Exam and assessment fees – not included

All course fees are subject to adjustment and will rise annually in line with inflation.


Available to all school leavers and up (mature learners are welcome, prior accreditation possible).

It is advisable that learners have good literacy skills as well as strong practical knowledge of at least one of the following genres: Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap Dance. Student teachers will be required as part of the DDE to train, perform and pass Intermediate unit 3.

Further Information

Please click here to download the ISTD DDE Student Handbook

How to apply for this course

To apply for our 2-3 Year Part-time ISTD DDE course, please complete the online application form.