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 Experience
  • Exam Preparation
  • Continued Professional Development


Course Structure:

Day 1: Tuesday 27 October 2020

Day 2: Wednesday 28 October 2020

Day 3 Thursday 29 October 2020

Two mentoring sessions linked to a Personal Development Plan

Day 4: Wednesday 7 April 2021

Day 5: Thursday 8 April 2021

Exams: Friday 9 April 2021

The first part of this programme will be delivered remotely if there are difficulties in presenting this face-to-face with the current Covid-19 situation.

*Delegates may choose to extend their development and complete the programme at a later date. Deadline: April 2022.