Teacher Training

We are now enrolling students for January 2019.

Welcome to our IDTA online teacher training page we hope that you find the information helpful and give you an insight into what we can offer you.

We are now offering the new IDTA L3 qualification this is for student teachers who wish to start their journey becoming a qualified teacher. The L3 qualification will allow you to assist within a class and help you along the way to getting the IDTA L4 Diploma. It also looks great on your C.V when applying for jobs.

Our IDTA L4 Online Ballet Course is proving very popular, so sign up now to secure your place. The course consists of a detailed comprehensive theory section including supportive videos to aid you in your practical work. Contact is established throughout via a closed FaceBook page and intense practical study days at Wilkes Academy are scheduled in as part of the programme.
The online course is straightforward and flexible, giving you the perfect way to manage to study in and around any lifestyle.
We ask that anyone wishing to train with us is 18+ and has either passed Intermediate grade examination has a very strong dance background or has completed a 2/3 year performing arts course.  Evidence of previous qualifications is required.

What is in the L4 online course

Within this online L4 Ballet course you will get guidance on:

Pre Associate One, Pre Associate Two and L4 Diploma

Intense training days at the Wilkes Academy studios in Swindon

Teaching methods, faults to look for and how to correct them

There are videos of all exercises

Glossary of words for each grade



Help with teaching plans

Portfolio guidance


How to solve different teaching scenarios

Ongoing help and support even once you have finished your qualification.


Follow the link below this will guide you through our courses and our payment plans. http://www.swdtt.co.uk

At the moment the L4 Ballet Diploma is our only online course but we are developing other courses which will be released in 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you and helping you start a career in the world of dance.