Associate Diploma in Teaching Performance Arts - Level 4 Diploma

(Dip. RSL Level 4)


The ADPA is an Ofqual recognised qualification, listed at Level 4 and awarded by Performance Arts Awards (RSL). The course is developed and run by Stagecoach Performing Arts and is led by experienced practitioners who will support you every step of the way.  This highly reflective course is designed to accompany classroom practice within the context of performing arts. We promise inspirational facilitation, a safe and inclusive environment, exciting, relevant workshops, one-to-one mentoring and a great deal of fun. 
What is covered:
  • Planning
  • Creative Delivery
  • Inclusivity
  • Behaviours for Learning
  • Safeguarding
  • Performance Project
  • Theatre Experience
  • Exam Preparation
  • Continued Professional Development
The Diploma qualification is assessed on two core units:
Unit One: the first unit consists of evidence of teaching, performing skills and lesson planning.
Unit Two: the second unit is a practical component in which a candidate attends a specially convened examination event.
The Courses:
  • The ADPA flexible full course is delivered through two phases that are spread across a period of time allowing you to complete anywhere between six and 18 months. The course offers a mix of face-to-face and remote learning. This allows both the flexibility and support to study around work, family and personal commitments.
  • Both courses also include a theatre trip to a new and current West End production. This experience inspires the course content and serves as the basis for the candidates’ lesson planning, teaching exploration and group devising project.
  • The opportunity to devise and perform a performance piece with course colleagues demonstrates their understanding of performance skills, stagecraft and production.
  • Guest practitioners and experienced educationalists enhance the rich professional development offer in partnership with the Stagecoach Performing Arts Education team.
How to book:
Book on using this link ADPA  flexible full course
Book on using this link  ADPA International Summer School 
If you have any other questions, please get in touch on the contact details below:                   

Phone +44 (0) 7809 207346