Cookies on this website
This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
  • Share this page

Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies

Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies
The Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) is a part-time distance learning programme enabling students to study alongside their personal and professional commitments.

who is this programme for?

This programme is for those who want to specialize in teaching the RAD’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.

The programme is delivered in Australia, Spain, Italy, Germany, Japan, Greece/Cyprus, Hong Kong, South Africa, cluster countries (Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand), USA with Canada; Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg with the UK.

Entry requirements

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. (Please refer to our UK site for guidance on the content of the video).

Programme Content

Modules include:

Year 1

  • CBTS 401 How We Learn: Stages of Development (15 credits)
  • CBTS 402 Safe Practice and Professional Responsibilities (15 credits)
  • CBTS 403 Ballet and Teaching: Knowledge and Understanding (30 credits)

Year 2

  • CBTS 404 Practical Teaching (45 credits)
  • CBTS 405 Career Development and Management (15 credits)

Delivery

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 complete a mentored Practical Teaching Placement. For each module students will have access to a module study guide and a module tutor by email, fax or telephone.

Assessment

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

Award

Successful students will be awarded the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS:RAD) and will be eligible for Registered Teacher Status (RAD:RTS).

Fees

The fee is determined by local costs in Australia and includes programme material, tutoring and mentoring, assessments for each module, three visits by a Practical Teaching Supervisor and two Intensive Study Periods.
The fee is payable in 4 installments over 2 years.

Application

Standard Application is by 1 August 2017
Concessionary applications (requiring DVD/video submission) is by 1 June 2017

Applications within Australia are received by the Australian Head Office:

Royal Academy of Dance
PO Box 245
Kings Cross
NSW 1340

For a free copy of our latest prospectus, please e-mail your full name and postal address to   

Are you interested in becoming a tutor, practical teaching supervisor or mentor for the CBTS?

We invite expressions of interest for the following roles:

Tutors for Year 1

    • CBTS 401 How We Learn: Stages of Development
    • CBTS 402 Safe Practice and Professional Responsibilities
    • CBTS 403 Ballet and Teaching: Knowledge and Understanding 

    Year 2

    • CBTS 404 Practical Teaching 
    • CBTS 405 Career Development and Management 

Mentors for Year 2

  • CBTS 404 Practical Teaching

Contact our Human Resources Department in London for job descriptions and application forms at .

 

Any further questions on the CBTS programme please contact:
Michelle Ludenia
Faculty of Education Coordinator 
E: education@rad.org.au
P: (02) 9380 1915