School for the    Performing Arts

Dance Associate

  Passionate about Teaching Creative about Dance

Welcome to Dance Associate                                                      

Diploma in Dance 
Teaching and Learning (DDTAL) 

The Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (Children and Young People) DDTAL  – is the first qualification of its kind  designed for practitioners working with children and young people outside formal education. 

As a training provider, we offer practical training and support for candidates working towards the diploma. We can also register candidates for assessment.

DDTAL (CYP) is an initiative of the Dance Training & Accreditation Partnership (DTAP) led by Youth Dance England (YDE) and developed in collaboration with Trinity College London (TCL).

Qualifications 

  • Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (Children and Young People) - Level 6 (from 2015)
  • Certificate in Performance Skills Using Dance - Level 2 (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma in Performing Arts in Performing Arts (from 2016)
  • BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Performing Arts in Performing Arts (from 2016)

Community engagement and
After School Clubs

Community
Dance Associate deliver dance & fitness activity programmes as part of Newry Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership through

Southern Area Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT). 
After School

Dance Associate Ltd runs a number of after school programmes in primary & secondary schools throughout Northern Ireland, including holiday camps during the school holiday periods: February Half Term, Easter and Summer.
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