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:

How to Submit a Vacancy

Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with full details of your vacancy including the position to be advertised, company name, salary, location, contact information and a description of how to apply for the post and/or acquire further guidance (NB there is a 50 word limit for this section). A copy of your organisational logo should also be placed alongside the listing.

The charge for each advertisement is as follows:

  • CDET members - Free
  • Non-members - £25

The vacancies will be displayed until the identified deadline or for a maximum of one month.


Advocacy on behalf of members, particularly providers of vocational training and qualifications in dance, drama and musical theatre, is a major CDET responsibility.


Supporting the performers, students and teachers of tomorrow, CDET ensures that professional training and assessment remains always at the forefront of arts provision nationwide.


Qualifications are offered by Awarding Organisations. They provide evidence of achievement at a specified level of attainment in a chosen subject, enabling candidates to either progress further within the same discipline or to gain additional knowledge, skills and understanding for the purposes of personal growth and learning. All qualifications are published in the format of a syllabus or specification which contains details of the outcomes, assessment methods and criteria against which candidates' levels of attainment are measured.

Teaching Qualifications

There are several routes into dance teaching, depending on the sector in which you intend to work. These are outlined below.