Requirements

Minimum ages for each level – Pupils must have reached the following minimum age by the 1 January

Pre-school Level 1
2½ years of age
Pre-school Level 2
3½ years of age
Pre-Primary in dance
5 years of age
Primary in dance
6 years of age
Grade 1 – 5
7 years of age
Grade 6 – 8
11 years of age
Vocational
11 years of age & Grade 5

Minimal notional learning hours

Pre-Primary to Grade 3
70 Hours / 9 Months
Grade 4-5
95 Hours / 12 Months
Grade 6 – 8
130 Hours / 12 Months