Affiliate CPD Programmes

Wilkes Academy

affiliate cpd

CDMT Affiliate status includes programmes of Continuing Professional Development offered by specialist companies, teaching societies
and other bodies operating in the arts.

These programmes, which usually comprise of workshops, mentoring schemes and seminars, make a valuable contribution to the scope of specialist provision and enhanced opportunities for career development in the dance, drama and musical theatre industries. They provide essential guidance and support to teachers, performers and arts’ professionals alike.

The following Affiliates have undertaken programme scrutiny, including inspection of accompanying management processes, by the CDMT and are committed to working with us—through ongoing membership—to develop high standards of work-based training and professionalism across the performing arts sector.



Further, the following Validated Awarding Organisations have undertaken institutional quality assurance and scrutiny by the CDMT and are committed to delivering the highest standards in their Continuing Professional Development provision

British Ballet Organisation (BBO)

020 8237 7011

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

020 7377 1577

National Association of Teachers of Dancing (NATD)
016 3586 8888

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)
020 7326 8931