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Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance (LRAD) (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Dance teacher
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance (LRAD)
    United Kingdom
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    By Royal Charter dated 17 January 1936, Supplemental Charter of 19 November 1996 and amended on 10 December 2008
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    A three year programme for students who hold or are completing a dance degree. The programme enables students to teach the RAD ballet syllabus. Participants will complete three modules which increase in the level of demand from a basic knowledge and understanding of RAD syllabi and its use in teaching, to a critical appreciation of current issues in ballet education and training. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance and eligibility for the membership category of registered dance teacher with the Royal Academyof Dance (RTRAD).
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