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:

Recognised Teacher Application Form

Guidelines on completing your application

You must complete your application in a single session, you are unable to start the application and finish it later.

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CDET will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.


1. Contact Details

First Name (*)
Please type your full name.
Surname (*)
Please type your Surname.
Correspondence Address (*)
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Address of main venue where you hold classes

If you teach at various venues and do not wish to list a single address please note you must still submit a postcode to have an online listing on the CDET website.

Address Line 1
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Address Line 2
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City
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County
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Post Code of Venue (*)
Please type your postcode.
Main telephone (*)
Please type your telephone number.
Emergency telephone
(if different from above)
Please type your full name.
E-mail (*)
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Website
Please type your full name.
How did you hear about the Recognised Awards? (*)
Please tell us how you heard about the Recognised School Award?

2. Insurance

As part of the Requirements for the Recognised Teacher award, you must hold valid Public Liability Insurance.

If you do not hold your own insurance but are covered by your employer, please complete the information below with your employer’s insurance information. It is imperative that you are covered by an insurance policy. If the insurance policy being declared is through your employer, it is essential that you do not deliver tuition at any venue where you are not covered by this insurance policy.

You will need to submit a scan or photocopy of your insurance certificate once your application has been received by CDET.

Name of Insurance company(ies) (*)
Please type your full name.
Name of policy holder (e.g. your name/employers name) (*)
Policy name(s) (e.g. public liability, etc) (*)
Please type your policy name.
Policy number(s) (*)
Valid From (*)
Please select a date when your insurance started.
Valid Till (*)
Please select a date when your insurance expires.

IF YOU ARE COVERED BY YOUR EMPLOYER(S) INSURANCE POLICIES:

Tick here if you are covered by your employer’s insurance. By ticking this box and signing the declaration at the end of this application form, you are confirming that you are insured by your employer(s) for all teaching activities you undertake and that you will not deliver tuition at any venue where you are not covered by the insurance policies provided above.

Insured by Employer (*)
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CDET has an association with an insurance provider which offers a preferable insurance premium for Recognised Teachers. If you do not wish to be contacted at your insurance renewal regarding this, please check this box

Insurance Premium

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3. Teaching Qualifications

Please specify details of your teaching qualification(s) below. If you do not hold QTS or QTLS please only complete Section A.

Section A

Include all professional teaching qualifications held. You will need to submit a scan or photocopy of a certificate for your highest teaching qualification once your application has been received by CDET. You are only required to submit a copy of one teaching qualification.

Teaching qualification level & subject (*)
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Awarding Organisation (*)
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Teaching institution (if applicable)
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Date qualification obtained (*)
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Section B

QTS or QTLS Teaching Qualification confirmation

If you hold QTS or QTLS please specify details below. You will need to supply a photocopy of your QTS or QTLS certificate once your application has been received by CDET.

QTS or QTLS reference number
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Date QTS or QTLS qualification obtained
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4. Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy (including DBS/CRB Enhanced disclosure)

If you adhere to a Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy which is not the guideline policy provided by CDET, you will need to provide a photocopy of your signed policy once your application has been received by CDET.

By ticking this box and signing the declaration at the end of this application form, you are confirming that you adhere to a Children and Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy which you have signed and keep on file.

Tick box to confirm (*)
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By ticking this box you confirm that as part of this policy, you have undertaken a Disclosure and Barring Service/Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (DBS/CRB) disclosure, the content of which suggests no reason why you might not be suitable to work with children or vulnerable adults.
Tick box to Confirm (*)
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Enhanced CRB/DBS Number (*)
Please enter your Enhanced CRB/DBS Number

5. Code of Professional Conduct and Professional Procedures

By ticking this box you confirm that you will adhere to and retain on file the following written documentation, (a copy of which may be requested at any time during your award period):

  • Copy of own or CDET’s Code of Professional Conduct
  • Written Health and Safety policy
  • Written Equal Opportunities policy
  • Written Customer Service policy
Check Box to Confirm (*)
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If you require templates for any of the above documents, please visit the Supporting Documentation page on the CDET website where you can download relevant items. Alternatively, email recognised@cdet.org.uk to request relevant templates.


6. Declaration

CDET will rely on the information provided in this form when considering your application. Any failure to provide full and accurate information may lead to your application being rejected or any award being terminated.

  1. I have appropriate policies and adhere to strict procedures in respect of the following: health and safety (including, where appropriate, safe dance practice), equal opportunities and customer service
  2. I will submit my Children and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy to CDET, or I am declaring that I adhere to CDET’s Children and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy, a printed copy of which I will keep on file for reference
  3. I confirm that I hold adequate and appropriate insurance
  4. I will submit a photocopy of my highest teaching qualification
  5. I will submit my Code of Professional Conduct to CDET , or I am declaring that I adhere to CDET’s Code of Professional Conduct, a printed copy of which I keep on file for reference
  6. I confirm that I will make available to all students a copy of the CDET Recognised Teacher Requirements, standard and emergency contact details; timetables; and details of venues and examinations, public performances, competitions and/or displays
  7. I agree to notify CDET immediately in writing of any failure in the continued fulfillment of these Requirements.
Full Name of Applicant (*)
Please type your full name.
Date (*)
Please select todays date.
Check Box to Confirm (*)

Renewal Registration

Please choose a password, this will be required when your award is due for renewal.

Your email address will be your username

Password (*)
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Payment - Annual Fee £30

If you do not wish to pay by Paypal please select Other payment from the drop down box and pay by an online bank transfer or by cheque:
  • Online bank transfer - Sort Code: 18-00-02, Account Number: 01676679
  • Cheque to- Council for Dance Education & Training, RA Application, Old Brewer’s Yard, 17 – 19 Neal Street, London, WC2H 9UY
  • Principals of Recognised Schools are offered the discounted annual rate of £20 instead of the usual cost of £30. Please select other payment if you are a Principal of a CDET Recognised School.

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