Certificate II in Dance
Course code: CUA20620
Registered Training Organisation: COSAMP
RTO code: 41549
Delivered by Horsham College
The aim of this qualification is to provide students with the technical and performance skills, knowledge and attitudes to begin establishing a career in the entertainment industry. As young dance performers, students
explore a variety of dance styles and techniques (contemporary, jazz and street) across multiple forms of movement and dance. The skills learnt can be applied to everyday fitness and coordination, to further training in dance and performance, and to a deeper appreciation of dance and the performing arts.
Contribution towards VCE: VM
It is mandated that students studying VCE: VM complete 180 hours of a VET course in a Certificate II or above. This will contribute 2 VET credits towards a student’s program.
Contribution towards VPC
Students studying VPC may choose to include a VET program, however it is not mandated.
Contribution towards VCE
Students will be eligible for five or more units at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.
Students must undertake scored assessment. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR. Three course work tasks, (50%), & a performance examination (50%)
Scored Assessment Available
Delivered over two years
Horsham College Dance Studio
Wednesdays 9.10 am to 3.20 pm
A minimum of 20 days work placement is recommended.
Possible study pathways
There is a comprehensive range of certificate, advanced certificate, diploma, degree/bachelor, graduate certificate and graduate diploma course offerings from many and diverse providers around Australia.
Potential career paths
Performance in a variety of dance styles and at a range of levels, including:
Appropriate loose, comfortable clothing for dance instruction
To be paid for by DET for students attending public schools. Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.
Units may include:
Develop basic dance techniques CUADAN211
Prepare for live performances CUAPRF211
Develop audition technique CUAPRF314
Develop and apply creative arts industry knowldege CUAIND211
Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances CUADAN212
Follow safe dance practices CUAWHS111
Develop a basic level of physical fitness for dance performance CUAWHS211
Perform basic jazz dance techniques CUADAN213
Perform basic contemporary danc techniques CUADAN215
Perform basic street dance techniques CUADAN218
Note: Program commencement subject to enrolment numbers. Units of Competency are subject to change. This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals. All details are accurate at the time of publication.