Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies

Royal Academy of Dance

About the Course

This programme is for those who want to specialize in teaching the Royal Academy of Dance’s work; who want to combine their personal and professional commitments and study part-time for two years; gain registered teacher status of the RAD; teach the RAD syllabus and enter candidates for RAD examinations. 

How To Apply

Applications within Australia are received by the Australian Head Office: education@rad.org.au


Assessment is through essays, portfolios, case studies and practical assessment projects.


Successful students will be awarded the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS:RAD) and will b

Career Outcomes

Lifelong career in dance teaching with a qualification enabling students to teach the RAD syllabus in any country around the world.

Course Requirements

The programme is 2 years part-time starting in January. Students are required to attend a 10 day Intensive Study Period in Year 1 and in Year 2 comple


Applicants should hold RAD Intermediate examination, or a recognised equivalent in ballet. Applicants without formal qualifications may be considered on submission of DVD/video evidence.

Work Placement

Students undertake a mentoring programme and intensive study periods in each year.


  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Education
  • Teaching

Career Opportunities

  • Ballet Teacher
  • Dance Teacher

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