How to Apply

Guidance for Canadian applicants.

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Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet) August 1, 2024 RAD Canada
  1. The programme has a limited number of places and therefore early application is recommended.
  2. The deadline for submitting video/DVD applications is July 1, 2024.
  3. Late or incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

Watch our pre-recorded information session, to find out everything you need to know about the Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet), or register for an upcoming information webinar. More information can be found on the Programme Information Sheet.

Application pack and information

If you are having difficulty downloading the application form then please contact RAD Canada.

Completed applications should be emailed to:

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Vetting and barring scheme and criminal records

If you are applying for a programme requiring contact with young people and vulnerable adults, you will need to provide a satisfactory police check. For more information please email RAD Canada.

Concessionary entry

Certificate in Dance Teaching (Ballet)

Applicants without formal classical ballet qualifications (Advanced Foundation, Advanced 1, Advanced 2, Intermediate, or an equivalent examination from a recognized dance teaching society) should provide a video/DVD to support their application.

Accreditation of prior learning

If you wish to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) please find the relevant documentation under Policy & Procedures. Please read all the guidance carefully before applying.

For further information including the specific modules summaries for each course, please email


All students are required to abide by the procedures and regulations of the Royal Academy of Dance. The General Regulations of the Faculty of Education can be found on the Regulations page and are made available to each student upon enrolment.

Application checklist

Before emailing your application, it is important that you check the following:

  • Have you completed every section of the application form fully and accurately?
  • Have you enclosed the Reference form(s) completed and signed by your chosen referee(s)?
  • Have you enclosed the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form?
  • Have you enclosed copies of your highest dance/dance teaching qualifications?
  • Have you enclosed copies of your university entrance examinations?
  • If English is your second language, have you completed the appropriate English language test and enclosed the test report with your application?

Deadlines During the Application Process:

July 1, 2024 Submission of student applications supported by video or DVD.
August 1, 2024 Submission of student applications supported by documentary evidence.
October 1, 2024 Acceptance of offered place on the programme by student to RAD.
October 1, 2024 Submission of satisfactory police check by student to RAD.
December 1, 2024 Payment of first instalment of tuition fee by student.
January 6, 2025 CDT Virtual Induction Week begins