CUA20113 CERTIFICATE II IN DANCE: CONTEMPORARY

TWO YEAR PROGRAM – YEAR 11 AND 12

Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

John Curtin College of the Arts                RTO 50549

 Prerequisites

GAT selected from lower school ballet or contemporary program.

New students are able to enter the course upon an audition with the HOLA of Dance. This must take place prior to the completion of Year Ten.

NB: students are not able to also select Certificate III in Dance-Ballet.

Qualification Description

This is a nationally recognized qualification that allows learners to develop base technical skills and knowledge to prepare for work in the live performance industry. This is a practical orientated course with theoretical aspects.

Learners throughout the two years will be required to be involved in college productions and performances. The course will cover a range of dance techniques-contemporary, jazz and street dance, choreography, industry practice and protocols, self–evaluation, personal fitness and specialist industry workshops. Students will be expected to be involved and participate in afterschool rehearsals and a number of performances throughout the course.

 Assessment

The qualification involves learners completing ten units of competency over the two years. These units comprise of core and elective units. The learner must be deemed competent in all ten competencies to achieve the qualification.

Assessment tasks may include but not limited to practical rehearsals and performances, work books, journals, self- reflections, peer assessment and theoretical knowledge tasks.

The qualification certificate will be issued by John Curtin College of the Arts at the completion of Year 12.

 Possible Pathways

CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance

CUA40313 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance

CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)

CUA60113 Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)