ADi Certification for Teachers

What do I need to do to become an ADi Certified Teacher?

Becoming an ADi Certified Teacher means becoming qualified by ADi and thus meeting ADi, VET and Government standards as outlined below. Eligible teachers must meet the standards outlined below. ADi Certification outlines a standard required for dance teachers in Australia and enables their students to receive vocational qualifications Certificates in Dance. These courses are nationally recognised. It is the responsibility of the ADi Certified Teacher to maintain ADi standards of teaching as well as meet government regulatory legislation requirements. The following is a list of requirements to become an ADi Certified Teacher:

  • Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management (Business Modules pre-requisite).
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE).
  • Working with children check
  • Current first aid certificate recognised by the Australian Resuscitation Council.
  • Annual attendance of practical workshop.
  • Evidence of 400 hours teaching.
  • Verification of students' last assessment results - assessments must be held annually.
  • Current membership of an ADi approved dance society.
  • Code of Practice Manual.
  • Work Health and Safety prerequisites.
  • Compliance and Safe Dance venue annual monitoring check.
  • Maintain comprehensive and auditable student records of attendance and assignments.
  • Undertake initial site assessment and audit (evidence) of requirements.
  • Pay initial and annual ADi certification fees.
  • Agree to and complete all certification documentation.