CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance

DURATION & DELIVERY

40 Weeks, Flexible Delivery

TYPE

Certificate II

FEES

$1700 AUD

PREREQUISITE

Age: 14+ years

About the course: 

The CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance Qualification is a preparatory qualification focusing on dance foundations that is ideal for learners who want to develop their technical and performance skills to begin the process of establishing a career in the dance industry. It provides students with the opportunity to participate in a variety of dance routines and genres, and can lead to further education, training and careers in the performing arts industry. 

The course is offered through flexible delivery and includes the equivalent of one (1) full day per week of face-to-face learning for 40 weeks. Learning will consist of dance classes, individual practice and online learning. 

Already have some skills and knowledge? 

In some cases, students may be able to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), if they have previously achieved the learning outcomes for an accredited unit of Nationally Accredited Training.  The availability of RPL will depend on the student’s experience, qualifications and evidence as well as relevant training packaging guidelines. 

What you will achieve: 

To be awarded the CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance you will need to successfully complete 10 Units of Competency, 7 of them core and 3 being electives. Upon successful completion of all requirements for this qualification graduates will be awarded CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance.  Participants exiting prior to completion of all requirements will be awarded a Statement of Attainment from this qualification for those units successfully completed at the time of exit. 

Course Fee:

CUA20113 Certificate II in Dance: $1700

Flexible Payment Options Available

Course Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks using a limited range of practical skills, and a fundamental knowledge of teamwork in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop basic dance techniques for Jazz and Ballet. Dancers at the beginning of their career apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit. They would normally perform as members of a group or ensemble and could be developing their technique and performance skills.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances under the supervision of experienced dancers and dance teachers. This unit applies to persons with some practical experience dancing with a partner or as members of a group in any dance style or genre. Performances would usually be for small audiences. Students will be assessed on their ability to incorporate artistic expression into a Neoclassical Ballet routine.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and apply basic creative arts industry knowledge to industry practices, including industry structures and operations, employment obligations and opportunities, the impact of new technology, and identification of industry laws and regulations. It applies to individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks under direct supervision and are required to apply basic creative arts industry knowledge. Students will be assessed on their skills and knowledge relating to the Australian Dance Industry.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare to perform at a basic level before audiences in contexts as varied as small and large entertainment venues, street festivals, corporate functions and community events. People who want to pursue a career as performers in the entertainment, theatre and events industries apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit. The development of these skills is usually carried out in private practice, rehearsal and performance settings and under supervision and guidance. Students will be assessed on a Tap or Musical Theatre routine.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to build a safe and healthy career in the live performance industry. At this level individuals are learning about and applying safe dance practice in classes, rehearsals and performances under the supervision of experienced dancers and dance teachers. Students will be assessed on their safe dance practices including lifts, jumps and turns for Jazz or Ballet routines.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by dancers and dance students to plan and implement a basic fitness regime. Training to build strength, flexibility and stamina is a vital aspect of a dancer’s daily routine. At this level, exercises are usually undertaken with supervision and guidance in dance or fitness studios, or gyms.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop music knowledge by listening and responding to music. It applies to individuals entering the music industry who need to recognise music components when listening so that they can engage with, reflect on and make informed judgements about music. This work is done under close supervision and guidance.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse dance movements and to use the terminology of dance analysis as a tool in refining dance technique and performance.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to review ballet as an art form and to perform basic ballet techniques for small audiences. At this level basic ballet techniques are applied under the supervision of experienced dancers and dance teachers.