Certificate IV in Dance - CUA40113

Ettingshausen's Dynamic Arts Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Live Performance and Entertainment Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals working in a wide variety of dance performance contexts. 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.


  • 14 units: 7 core
  • 7 elective


  • Apply safe dance teaching methods
  • Research history and theory to inform own arts practice
  • Perform basic on-ground acrobatic techniques
  • Develop expertise in street dance technique
  • Develop expertise in ballet technique
  • Develop expertise in social dance technique
  • Assist with production operations for live performances
  • Plan and organise dance classes
  • Create and perform dance pieces
  • Develop basic dance analysis skills
  • Develop dance partnering techniques
  • Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • Research dance concepts
  • Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • Improvise advanced dance sequences
  • Develop on-camera performance skills
  • Develop and apply aural-perception skills
  • Develop expertise in dance performance technique
  • Develop dance techniques for musical theatre
  • Develop expertise in jazz dance technique
  • Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
  • Develop audition techniques
  • Develop expertise in musical theatre techniques
  • Develop conceptual and expressive skills as a performer
  • Explore the relationship between music and dance
  • Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Produce and prepare photo images
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Document dance
  • Assess competence
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Refine movement skills for performance
  • Prepare personal appearance for performances
  • Condition the body for dance performance
  • Develop choreography skills
  • Assist with designing performance spaces
  • Design and develop learning programs
  • Develop expertise in cultural dance technique
  • Collaborate in a creative process
  • Apply the Alexander technique in performance
  • Provide services on a freelance basis
  • Use a range of acting techniques in performance
  • Develop self as artist
  • Develop expertise in bodyweather and butoh dance technique
  • Work effectively in the screen and media industries
  • Notate music
  • Develop expertise in contemporary dance technique
  • Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
  • Apply movement and behavioural principles to physical conditioning
  • Develop basic dance composition skills
  • Rehearse technique for performance
  • Provide first aid
  • Develop expertise in tap dance technique
  • Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • Participate in gym and weight training for performances
  • Use technique in performance

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Kirrawee Domestic: $11,450
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