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Associate Membership

Associate Membership is designed as a pathway to becoming a BBO Registered Teacher, or for teachers who wish to stay up to date with all things BBO. The membership provides access to BBO resources and activities, with the exception of entering students for examinations.

Fee: £105 per year

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Eligibility and Application Requirements 

  • Age 18+

  • Enhanced DBS Certificate 

  • Safeguarding training (renewable every 3 years)

  • Up-to-date CV (with Professional References)

  • Compliance with BBO and CDMT Professional Codes of Conduct

  • All Associate Members are required to complete 6 hours/1 day of CPD annually


NB: Enhanced DBS checks and Safeguarding Training can be arranged by BBO for an additional fee.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to the online Members’ Area, including free online syllabus resources and digital teaching resources

  • Discounted Members’ rates for selected CPD, events and merchandise

  • Opportunity for your students to audition for the BBO Scholars Scheme

  • 20% discount on all Dansez ready-to-wear collections available at

  • Regular e-newsletter 

"Observing classes was so useful that I wanted to discover how other dance schools teach around the world."

Jacqui Boddy, Level 4, 5 and 6 Graduate

How to apply

To become a BBO Associate Member, please complete the form below:


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If you require assistance with your application, please contact

Thank you for applying to be an Associate Member with BBO.We will review your application and be in touch soon.

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