Community Dance Leadership


This Level 2 award is for students who are interested in dance. It gives an introduction to the basic skills of planning, leading and evaluating dance sessions and develops students’ appreciation of movement and music in dance choreography.

This is a practical based course and includes 10 hours of voluntary work. 
The course leads to a nationally recognised qualification.


This course is essential for any student wishing to pursue a career in dance or teaching.

Course Content

The Dance Leadership Award is divided into the following units:
  1. Developing leadership skills 
  2. Teaching skills

Educational Experiences

Course Specific Trips, Visits & Experiences

Dance Leadership Award students have the opportunity to take part in a variety of course-related experiences. In recent years, these have included:

  • Trips to schools

In addition to course specific experiences, students also have the opportunity to get involved in the College’s:

Activities Programme and Guest Speaker Programme.


All Dance Leadership students are assessed on a continuous basis throughout the course. Opportunities are offered to the candidates to demonstrate their practical leadership skills and knowledge.

Assessment is in the form of:
  • observations of practical dance coaching sessions
  • portfolio of dance coaching plans and evaluations
  • worksheet assessments
  • completion of ten hours of community dance leadership 
  • Course Booklet
  • Notebook
The exam board for the Community Dance Leadership Level 2 Award is Sports Leaders UK.


Entry Requirements

Students should have good communication and interpersonal skills as well as a passion for dance.

How to Apply

Applications for entry September 2018

The application form for the academic year 2018-2019 is available to download here.

Students from non-partner schools must return their forms directly to Reigate College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according the College's Admissions Policy.

Students from partner schools (Reigate, Warwick, de Stafford and Oakwood) should return their completed Partner Schools Application Form to their school. 

The initial cut-off date for applications for entry September 2018 is 1st November 2017. A student's chances of obtaining a place are higher, the earlier the application is made. Students who apply after 1st November 2017 will be placed on a waiting list.

Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.

Download Course Leaflet

Download the Level 2 Community Dance Leadership information leaflet.

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