The Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET) provides quality assurance for the professional dance: Council for Dance Education and Training. Old Brewer's Yard 17-19 Neal Street Covent Garden London WC2H 9UY:

Affiliate Access to Professional Training Courses

Bodywork Company Cambridge- Rog Palmer

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Students with limited previous experience in dance, drama and musical theatre may wish to spend a year furthering their skills and knowledge before auditioning for a CDET Accredited School or for a place on a CDET Affiliate Performing Arts Course.

CDET quality assures one-year full-time courses which prepare young people for professional training in the performing arts. CDET Affiiliate Access to Professional Training courses must evidence that at least 75% of graduates (averaged over previous three years) have been offered a place at a CDET Accredited School (or another institution recognised by the CDET) for further professional training.

Affiliate status is awarded to organisations that are committed to working with CDET to secure high standards and who have successfully undertaken a thorough and comprehensive scrutiny of course provision by a panel of CDET nominated industry experts. CDET's inspection process typically involves submission of course documentation by the applicant and a one-day visit of the organisation by industry consultants and CDET staff.

CDET Affiliate Access to Professional Training courses vary widely in style, content and qualifications offered. However, whilst each course is often unique, the purpose is to provide high quality outcomes to students. If you are interested in applying for an Affiliate Access to Professional Training course you are advised to look at the programme’s aims, visit the provider's website and thoroughly research the prospectus (where available) to confirm that the objectives and typical graduate destinations match your aspirations.

List of CDET Affiliate Access to Professional Training courses:


Jason Thomas Performing Arts
Mallets Ope, Victoria Square, Truro, TR1 2RG  Jason Thomas the foundation course 
01872 276365  
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www.foundationdancecollege.co.uk  

 

Stageworks Studios
The Towers, High Street, Buckden, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 5TA                                                                                              Stageworks
01480 812626 
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www.stageworksstudio.co.uk 

 

Further, the following Accredited Professional Schools and Colleges have undertaken institutional quality assurance and scrutiny by the CDET and are committed to delivering the highest standards in their Access to Professional Training courses.

Cambridge Performing Arts at Bodywork Studios
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www.bodywork-dance.co.uk

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts 
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www.italiaconti.com

Laine Theatre Arts Ltd
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www.laine-theatre-arts.co.uk

Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts 
www.lipa.ac.uk

Liverpool Theatre School and College 
www.liverpooltheatreschool.co.uk

London Studio Centre 
www.londonstudiocentre.org

Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama
www.maddcollege.co.uk

Millennium Performing Arts 
www.md2000.co.uk

Performers College
www.performerscollege.co.uk

SLP College 
www.slpcollege.co.uk

Urdang Academy
www.theurdangacademy.com

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