Grades one through four were added after Cecchetti died. Grades five through eight coorespond to his original levels.
Grade five marks the beginning of the professional levels and is known as beginner level. Grade six is known as intermediate level and grade seven is known as advanced level. A student who has achieved grade seven is qualifited to teach the Cecchetti Method. After finishing advanced level students can choose to go on to Diploma A and Diploma B in order to further their learning.