CUA30313 Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching

DURATION & DELIVERY

80 Weeks, Flexible Delivery

TYPE

Certificate III

FEES

$3000 AUD

PREREQUISITE

Age: 15+ years

About the course: 

The Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching provides students with an introducing to dance teaching of various genres within the performing arts industry. This course is conducted one day a week so students can complete this while still at school. It is designed for High School students who are keen to develop their skills and knowledge in the performing arts sector, specifically for teaching dance. For those keen to progress towards becoming a lead dance teacher within the dance industry, this course provides a sound basis while at the same time enabling them to gain points towards their High School Certificate.

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 Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching you will need to successfully complete 12 Units of Competency, 8 of them core and 4 being electives. Upon successful completion of all requirements for this qualification graduates will be awarded Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching. 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:

CUA30313 Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching: $3000

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 skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply strategies to guide responsible behaviour of children and young people in a safe and supportive environment. The unit applies to workers in a range of community service contexts.

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 applies to dancers with basic skills in any dance style who are pursuing a career in dance. At this level, dance analysis skills are mainly used as a way of discussing, evaluating and refining individual and group dance techniques and performances. Work is normally supervised, though some autonomy and judgement can be expected in the process of reaching conclusions about dance performances being analysed.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and assist with teaching dance classes. Assistant dance teachers, or senior students with several years of dance experience, apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit. They would usually be teaching basic dance techniques to younger or newer students.
Classes would usually be conducted in dance studios or in venues such as community halls, where flooring is appropriate for the safe teaching of dance. At this level, they operate under the guidance and supervision of senior dance teachers, but a certain amount of autonomy is expected when they are teaching classes.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply an understanding of the connection between safe dance practice, and nutrition principles and human body structure. Dancers and other performers apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit in daily training sessions to avoid injury or to adjust their approach to physical conditioning. This unit also applies to dance teachers who impart this knowledge to learners to facilitate informed discussion about safe dance practice. At this level people take responsibility for their own outputs and activity is usually self-directed, though some guidance from teachers or mentors could be expected.

This unit applies to those instructing or coordinating sessions for a range of activities such as swimming, recreational dance and self-defence in a range of facilities such as leisure centres, swimming pools and community recreation facilities.

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 skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with a broad range of tasks associated with technical and staging aspects of live performances. Individuals undertaking this role would be required to use some discretion and judgement and operate within an established framework of plans and procedures. They would be supervised by personnel experienced in lighting, sound, staging and vision systems.

This unit typically applies to a person with technical or vocational expertise who is in a supervisory or mentoring/coaching work role and for whom collecting evidence for assessment is an adjunct to principal work responsibilities.
This unit is performed under the following conditions:
– the necessary assessment tools and assessment resources to guide the evidence collection process have been provided
– any adjustments to tools are determined by the qualified assessor (as defined by the Australian Quality Training Framework and the assessor requirements of the relevant training package), who provides guidance and supervision.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop dance improvisation techniques using both music and non-music stimuli. Dancers could be performing improvisation sequences in classes, auditions, rehearsals or live performances. At this level, improvisations would be simple in nature and could be in a variety of dance styles, such as tap, jazz, contemporary, street and cultural forms of dance. Work is usually undertaken under supervision, though some autonomy and judgement can be expected.