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Principal: Colin Putz
Patrons: Rochelle Humes, Stephen Mear and Sherrie Hewson

Teacher Training Centre


CPA Studios offers the ISTD Diploma in Dance Instruction (DDI). This is a recognised qualification and level 3 teaching certificate that can open doors to other employment opportunities. The qualification will study not only how to teach young learners but also the very basic techniques and how they develop.

We are proud to announce that this year’s Tap DDI course will be taken by Jason Di Mascio, a major ISTD examiner and a member of the Tap faculty board.

The fee is £1,100.00 and this total price includes:

·         Registration

·         Health and Safety exam

·         Health and Safety book

·         Practical exam

·         Observation unit

·         Standardisation

·         DDI learner portfolio

·         Administration

·         One on one tutorial time.

(the fee for those studying on the Musical Theatre Diploma at CPA Studios is £950).

This DDI course is only open to those who have already passed their Intermediate ISTD Tap exam.

CPA Studios also offers the ISTD Intermediate Tap to our Diploma students, the cost of the tuition and exam for this are not included in the DDI fee.

The DDI will alternate every other year between Tap and Modern.

 If you have any questions regarding the DDI or ISTD examinations then please contact Nick Crossley, Head of Dance at dance@cpastudios.co.uk or call 01708 766007