Swindon Dance plan to restart the DDTAL qualification in the near future.  

 If you are interested in applying for the DDTAL or you would like to know more details of your nearest college or organisation that is currently delivering the qualification please contact Vicki.Bailey@swindondance.org.uk

DDTAL (Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning) for CYP (Children & Young People).

A unique and accessible Diploma course for dance artists and practitioners accredited by Trinity College London at level 6 on the QCF framework – suitable for those working with children and young people outside of statutory education.

Suitable for dancers over 21 years working in any genre e.g. Contemporary, Hip Hop, Ballet, Ballroom, African & Caribbean, Kathak, Tap, Jazz and more.

Entry Requirements

The course entry requirements are as follows:

  • Candidates will have had suitable dance training or significant experience of dance, but formal qualifications are not necessary
  • A relevant level of dance teaching experience in a range of contexts is required
  • Candidates must be over 21 years of age (if you are between the ages of 18 – 21yrs and are interested in the qualification please contact us to discuss  –Vicki.Bailey@swindondance.org.uk  or tel +44 (0)1793 601700.
  • To register for Unit 4, a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service – formally CRB) enhanced check is required.


DDTAL is a Dance Training & Accreditation Partnership (DTAP) initiative led by Youth Dance England.