Total number of units = 17

9 core units plus

8 elective units, of which:

a minimum of 4 units must be from Group A

of the remaining units:

up to 4 units may be from Group A and/or Group B

up to 3 units may be from an accredited course or any currently endorsed Training Package qualification at Diploma level

up to 1 unit may be from an accredited course or any currently endorsed Training Package qualification at Certificate IV or Advanced Diploma level.

The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

Core units

add topic CUADAN501 Refine ballet technique

add topic CUADAN502 Refine ballet performance skills

add topic CUADAN505 Refine contemporary dance technique

add topic CUADAN507 Refine dance partnering technique

add topic CUAPRF501 Refine performance technique

add topic CUAPRF503 Prepare for performances in a competitive environment

add topic CUAWHS403 Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development

add topic CUAWHS501 Maintain a high level of fitness for performance

add topic CUAPPR502 Develop own sustainable professional practice

Elective units

Group A

add topic BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts

add topic CUACHR501 Create and perform complex dance pieces

add topic CUADAN503 Perform repertoire for corps de ballet

add topic CUADAN504 Perform ballet solo variations

add topic CUADAN506 Refine cultural dance technique

add topic CUADAN508 Develop expertise in allied contemporary dance techniques

add topic CUADAN509 Refine pointe work techniques

add topic CUAFIM501 Source funding for projects

add topic CUAMUP501 Apply theatrical make-up and hairstyles

add topic CUARES501 Refine conceptual understanding of dance

add topic CUARES503 Analyse cultural history and theory

add topic CUAWRT501 Write about dance

Group B

add topic BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas

add topic CUAACT401 Use a range of acting techniques in performance

add topic CUACHR401 Create and perform dance pieces

add topic CUACHR403 Develop choreography skills

add topic CUADAN402 Improvise advanced dance sequences

add topic CUADLT401 Document dance

add topic CUADLT402 Explore the relationship between music and dance

add topic CUADTM401 Plan and organise dance classes

add topic CUADTM403 Apply safe dance teaching methods

add topic CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields

add topic CUAPRF402 Develop conceptual and expressive skills as a performer

add topic CUAPRF410 Develop on-camera performance skills

add topic CUAWHS401 Apply movement and behavioural principles to physical conditioning

add topic CUAWHS402 Participate in gym and weight training for performances

add topic CUAWHS404 Apply the Alexander technique in performance

add topic CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

Entry Requirements

An audition or other form of evidence where the candidate demonstrates competence in at least one dance style at Certificate IV level.