The Teacher's Certificate is an endorsement given to ballet teachers to ascertain their capability in professionally training students based on the Vaganova method.
Levels, Certificates and Diploma
The Foundation of Classical Ballet
Level 1 - Level 1 Certificate
Level 2 - Level 2 Certificate
Level 3 - Elementary Certificate
Level 4 - Level 4 Certificate
Level 5 - Level 5 Certificate
Level 6 - Intermediate Certificate
Level 7 - Level 7 Certificate
Level 8 - Advanced Diploma
Foundation of Classical Ballet
Foundation of classical Ballet is taught from Level 2 onwards.
In ballet theory, terminology, music appreciation, dance anatomy as well as different styles of ballet and schooling will be introduced.
Ballet History and Development
Students will gain knowledge on the history of ballet and understanding on the background of various repertoires, hence learning how to correctly coach variations and pieces of different styles.
Practical Teaching is composed of classroom etiquette management, effective communication, ways to acknowledge students' needs and understanding students with different physiques. Teachers are required to teach a ballet class as their practical teaching examination to demonstrate their teaching ability. They will be accessed in terms of their musicality and ability to demonstrate, choreograph and deliver exercises.