CUA40211 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of dance teaching contexts, including private dance studios. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of others.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
teacher (private dance studio)
administrator (private dance studio)
dance fitness instructor.
Total number of units = 14
8 core units plus
6 elective units
The elective units consist of:
3 units from Group A
of the remaining units:
up to 3 may be from Group A and/or B
up to 2 may be from a Certificate IV in any endorsed Training Package or accredited course
1 may be from a Certificate III or Diploma in any endorsed Training Package.
The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.
BSBSMB405A Monitor and manage small business operations
SISFFIT311A Deliver approved community fitness programs
Candidates entering this qualification would have a strong background in dance and could be expected to demonstrate competence in at least one dance style at Certificate IV level or above. Evidence of dance expertise may also be reflected in grades they have achieved in different dance styles through dance societies that run examinations linked to certification levels. It is recommended that registered training organisations (RTOs) liaise with relevant dance societies to determine certification level equivalence.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the creative industries for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options. This table is a summary of employability skills that are typical of this qualification and should not be interpreted as definitive.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification
interacting effectively with students, parents and carers
presenting confidently in teaching situations
speaking clearly when giving dance classes
communicating class objectives clearly
providing feedback to students
recognising and supporting the contribution of others
working creatively with individual differences
sharing industry information with colleagues and peers
anticipating student and parent or carer concerns and acting to minimise or avoid where possible
solving technical problems with multimedia equipment
using effective strategies to manage individual and class behaviour
Initiative and enterprise
using creative teaching strategies in classes
experimenting with the teaching of movement to enhance dance performance outcomes
Planning and organising
setting work goals
planning and preparing classes
prioritising work tasks and establishing deadlines
preparing and circulating promotional material
planning for contingencies
setting development goals
maintaining required standard of physical fitness
responding appropriately to constructive feedback on own performance
monitoring own work and introducing strategies to improve performance
reflecting on and enhancing own ability to contribute effectively to a dance teaching environment
improving dance teaching skills through professional development opportunities
facilitating the learning of others
seeking feedback and integrating constructive advice into own work performance