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Ofqual Reg Number: 603/6115/3
Guided Learning Hours: 15
Total Qualification Time: 30
Start Date: 20/07/2020
Review Date: 30/03/2026
Registration Fee: £25

The Transcend Level 1 Award in Urban Shapes [Dance] sits within a pioneering and progressive suite of Ofqual regulated qualifications. The suite sits in sector 9.1 Performing Arts. The intent is to enable the progressive development of learners’ performance and choreography skills in an urban context.   

The aim of this qualification is to enable learners to perform a routine in a selected urban dance style. The objective is to provide a benefit to learners supporting an education pathway in performing arts. Learners will: 

  • be able to explain the purpose and elements of dance  
  • be able to explain the benefits of urban dance in society 
  • be able to explain urban dance styles and perform in a selected style  
  • be able to explain personal growth through urban dance performance in a selected style  

The qualification delivery and assessment programme can be embedded into the creative strand of national curriculum for physical education programmes or offered as an innovative alternative. 

This qualification is developed with dance and drama specialists CREATIVE MINDS as the technical collaborators. It was validated in consultation with Omnia Foundation, a revolutionary independent school. 

This qualification is available to any education provider that complies with the Transcend Centre Recognition and Supplementary Qualification Conditions. 

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