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:

CDET Accredited Schools and Colleges

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CDET ensures the provision of high quality professional training through Accreditation of full-time dance, drama and musical theatre schools and colleges, and has provided the industry benchmark of quality assurance for professional training in the UK since 1979.

Funding

 

What does it cost to go to a Vocational School?
Finding the funds to study on dance, drama and musical theatre courses can be expensive. A course at a CDET accredited vocational training school can cost anything between £7,000 and £30,000 per year. Depending on where you study, different types of funding exist.

Useful Links

The following web-links are shared as a helpful source of background information for students, parents, schools, awarding organisations and members of the public.

Recognised Schools

Recognised School StrapwebA Recognised School is a pre or non-vocational dance, drama or musical theatre school that is committed to putting the safety of its pupils first and meets the following nine requirements of good professional practice.

CDET Validated Awarding Organisations


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CDET validates many of the world's leading awarding organisations offering performing arts qualifications. Some of these awarding organisations are also recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and have their provision included on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England. The RQF is further mapped to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) which aims to improve the understanding and portability of qualifications across Europe.