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Course Details - CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance (Parafield Gardens High School)

NASSSA TitleCertificate III in Dance
QualificationCUA30113 Certificate III in Dance
RTOEmpower Dance (National Code 40397)
Host OrganisationParafield Gardens High School
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionEmpowerdance Certificate III in Dance will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to demonstrate a range of technical skills in solo and group dance performances. In addition students will: Demonstrate understanding of a broad dance creation and performance knowledge base incorporating some theoretical dance concepts Apply creative and technical solutions to a defined range of unpredictable dance performance related problems Identify and apply dance skills and knowledge to a wide variety of dance performance contexts with depth in some dance specific areas Identify, analyse and evaluate information relevant to the creative and performing arts industry, specifically dance, from a variety of sources Take responsibility for their own creative and technical dance performance in relation to specified quality standards Take limited responsibility for the quantity and quality of the dance performance of others.
PathwaysSome of the future qualifications are: - Dance Instructor - Choreographer - Dance Performer - Dance studio owner
Entry RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course.
Other RequirementsStudents are required to bring a book for taking notes, something to write with and USB. Students will be accessing an online portal for their theory components and will need access to a laptop. Students can bring their own device and connect to the PGHS network or they can borrow a laptop from Parafield Gardens High School when needed. Students may need to access external dance classes if attendance to training days is low.
Delivery Location(s)Parafield Gardens High School, 15 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens, SA, 5107
Dance Room
Dates and Times34 weekly sessions at Parafield Gardens High School on Tuesdays from 08:40 until 15:30.
Commencement date 02/02/21.
Work Placement0 days
No work placement is required for this qualification.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 75 SACE credits
530 Nominal Hours
Units Of Competency
CoreCUACHR301Develop basic dance composition skills30 nominal hours
 CUADAN202Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances45 nominal hours
 CUADAN301Integrate rhythm in dance or movement technique20 nominal hours
ElectiveCUAIND301Work effectively in the creative arts industry50 nominal hours
 CUAPRF307Develop performance techniques35 nominal hours
 CUAWHS301Condition the body for dance performance60 nominal hours
 CUADAN305Increase depth of jazz dance technique50 nominal hours
 CUADAN308Increase depth of contemporary dance technique45 nominal hours
 CUADAN309Increase depth of street dance technique45 nominal hours
 BSBWOR203Work effectively with others15 nominal hours
 CUAIND304Plan a career in the creative arts industry35 nominal hours
 CUAWHS201Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance40 nominal hours
 CUADAN303Develop dance partnering techniques60 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
These units may change as each year the students undertaking this course pick the styles of dance they would like to study. These may result in fewer nominal hours. Training Package/Qualification may be updated in 2021 so these competencies may change.
Training Cost$2,200.00 including GST
TGSS is not applicable as the course is delivered by a teacher trainer.
Other CostsTo be advised
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   20
Selection ProcessStudents may be required to undertake an audition if course interest is high.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation occurs during the first training session.
Public TransportBus: 224F to stop 37, Salisbury Highway. Train: 5 min walk from Parafield Gardens stop.
Contact PersonMr Evan Ganiaris, Phone 8258 9855, Email
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