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VCE VET Dance

VET Certificate II in Dance information session

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Do you love to dance? 

Let’s make your passion count towards your future!

Invest in your future & enrol in our VET Dance Program 2021. 

Places are limited.

Years 10 – 12

DanceStruck delivers VET CUA20113 Certificate II In Dance in conjunction with Ausdance to bring you the highest quality training in your chosen styles of dance.

VET Dance is a scored subject and can contribute to your ATAR

Course Objective

VCE VET Dance is a pre-vocational course, and will prepare you to audition for further (tertiary) training as dancer, dance teacher or choreographer. The course will give you a taste of what the industry is like so you can work out if you want to pursue dance as a career. If you successfully complete this course you will receive a Certificate II in Dance CUA20113. VET Dance is available as a VCE subject OR as part of a VCAL program.

VCE VET Dance Entry Requirements 

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course, but previous experience in dance will be an advantage. Students may commence VCE VET Dance in year 10 or 11.

What makes our program unique

Our VCE VET Dance trainers are all approved holders of the Ausdance CUA20111 Certificate II in Dance. These trainers have relevant accreditation and qualifications, and also current experience. Their skills, knowledge and experience are mapped against each unit of competency they deliver. This information is updated annually and evidence of new professional learning activity is recorded and filed. This information is kept in the Ausdance Victoria RTO Trainer Register.

Our trainers consider individual student needs when finalising training programs and assessment. This may be reflected in changes of approach to training and types of activities, the styles of dance offered, the integration of physical activity with sedentary or group tasks versus independent work.

VCE VET Dance ATAR score contributions

  • 2 solos (one in each dance style) contribute 50% to your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance
  • School assessed coursework contributes the other 50% of your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance

For more details, see the VCE VET Dance page on the VCAA website.

https://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/curriculum/vet/vce-vet-programs/Pages/dance.aspx

Course Structure

The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is delivered over two years part-time. Students should complete Units 1 & 2 (year 1) before enrolling in Units 3 & 4 (year 2).

Units 1 & 2 Core units

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

CUADAN201 Develop basic dance techniques

CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices

CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance

Units 1 & 2 Dance Electives:

CUADAN203 Perform basic jazz dance technique

CUADAN205 Perform basic contemporary dance technique

CUADAN206 Perform basic ballet dance technique

CUADAN207 Perform basic tap technique

CUADAN208 Perform basic street dance technique

CUADAN209 Perform basic cultural dance technique

Units 3 & 4 Core & Compulsory Units:

CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances

CUAPRF201 Prepare self for performances

CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques

Units 3 & 4 Dance Electives:

CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique

CUADAN306 Increase depth of ballet dance technique

CUADAN307 Increase depth of cultural dance technique

CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique

CUADAN309 Increase depth of street dance technique

CUADAN311 Increase depth of tap technique

VCE VET Dance study hours

The nominal hours for VCE VET Dance depend on which elective units/dance styles you choose, and range from 320 to 400 hours over the two years of the course.

Registered Training Organisation

The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is provided through our Partnership with Ausdance Victoria, a Registered Training Organisation.