This Advanced Diploma in Teaching Performance Arts awards an RQF Level 4 teaching qualification through a reflective programme spanning 6-18 months.

This version of the ADPA is delivered through two phases that are spread across a period of time allowing you to complete anywhere between six and 18 months with the flexibility and support to study around your job, family and commitments. 

What is the ADPA?

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. 

This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your development as an engaging and reflective performing arts practitioner over a period of 6 - 18 months (exams are run at several points throughout the year).

 What is covered:

  • Planning
  • Developmental Feedback and Assessment for Learning
  • Creative Delivery
  • Inclusivity
  • Behaviours for Learning
  • Safeguarding
  • Performance Project
  • Theatre trip
  • Exam Preparation
  • Continued Professional Development


Course Structure:

Day 1: Monday 6 April 2020

Day 2: Tuesday 7 April 2020

Day 3 Wednesday 8 April 2020

Two mentoring sessions linked to a Personal Development Plan

Day 4: Tuesday 20 July 2020

Day 5: Wednesday 21 July 2020

Exams: Thursday 22 July 2020

*Delegates may choose to extend their development and complete the programme at a later date. Deadline: July 2021.