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Certificate I

Course code: CUA10113
Open to all High School students.

COURSE OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program students will have:

1. Trained, rehearsed and performed in a variety of different dance styles.

2. Gained good understanding and knowledge of all forms of dance and the entertainment industry and developed a solid foundation in these areas;

3. Gained a basic knowledge of safe dance practices.

4. Receive a nationally recognized qualification.
Certificate I in Dance

The Certificate I in Dance syllabus has several core subjects, and is supplemented by a range of electives. Classical ballet and jazz dance form the foundations of the course and provide introductory technical training in dance and other allied performing arts subjects.

The aim of this program is to provide young people with the technical and performance skills, knowledge and attitudes to begin the process of establishing a career in the entertainment industry.

The training will introduce young dance performers to a variety of dance styles and techniques and is suited to all students interested in any form of movement and dance. There will also be a focus on seeing and reviewing dance performances in Sydney.

The skills learnt can be applied to everyday fitness and coordination, further training in dance and performance, and a deeper appreciation for dance and performing arts.

COURSE STRUCTURE

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL COMPLETE A TOTAL OF 6 UNITS.

THIS INCLUDES 3 CORE UNITS:
CUADAN101 Develop foundation dance techniques
CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices
CUFIND201A Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

AND THREE ELECTIVE UNITS:
CUADAN102 Develop foundation ballet dance technique
CUADAN103 Develop foundation jazz dance technique
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
Hours Required

You will be required to attend the classes listed below.
The levels for dance listed below are a benchmark. You can complete the course at a higher level. Please look at our current timetable to view times and days they are on offer.

JAZZ
BALLET
THEORY (1hr per week)


Other hours: There will be times when you are required to do assessments or performance parts of your units externally. These will not fall within the normal class schedule

Certificate II

Course code: CUA20111
Open to all students from Year 8

COURSE OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program students will have:

1. Trained, rehearsed and performed in a variety of different dance styles.
2. Gained good understanding and knowledge of all forms of dance and the entertainment industry and developed a solid foundation in these areas;
3. Explored & developed individual artistic skills through a number of performing experiences and opportunities
4. Developed confidence and sufficiently prepared and equipped to further their artistic studies at a higher level and successfully audition into full-time training academies and programs
5. Gain a basic knowledge of safe dance practices.
6. Receive a nationally recognized qualification.
7. Gain knowledge on injury prevention.
Certificate II in Performing Arts

Certificate II in Performing Arts is a part-time course that runs on a school term basis over a period of thirtyeight weeks. The units are collated to provide the student with an overview knowledge of performing arts and dance specifically classical, street dance, jazz and contemporary to help prepare them for the future.

In keeping with our commitment to offer students quality education in the Performing Arts, Dance @ Nikki Webster Studios is also offering part-time courses to young students with a vocational focus. The Certificate II in Dance is offered on a part-time basis and designed for students who concurrently undertake secondary education or are thinking of pursuing formal dance & vocal training. It specifically concentrates on combining and developing both the dance and vocal disciplines of performance, affording students greater versatility on completion of the course.

Taught by a cohesive team of professional and creative personnel, performers, lecturers & instructors, all of whom bring creativity, inspiration and a world of experience into the classroom. Each faculty member is a professional in their respective field of expertise, and dedicated to giving students the resources necessary to help them make the transition from ‘student’ to ‘artist & performer’.

The Certificate II in Dance syllabus has several core subjects, and is supplemented by a range of electives. Classical ballet and jazz dance form the foundations of the course and provide introductory technical training in dance and other allied performing arts subjects.

The aim of this program is to provide young people with the technical and performance skills, knowledge and attitudes to begin the process of establishing a career in the entertainment industry.

The training will introduce young dance performers to a variety of dance styles and techniques and is suited to all students interested in any form of movement and dance. There will also be a focus on seeing and reviewing dance performances in Sydney.

The skills learnt can be applied to everyday fitness and coordination, further training in dance and performance, and a deeper appreciation for dance and performing arts.

COURSE STRUCTURE

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL COMPLETE A TOTAL OF 10 UNITS.

THIS INCLUDES 7 CORE UNITS:
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
CUADAN201 Develop basic dance techniques
CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances
CUAPRF201 Prepare for performances
CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices
CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance
CUFIND201A Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

AND 3 ELECTIVES UNITS:
CUADAN203 Perform basic jazz dance technique
CUADAN206 Perform basic ballet technique
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
Hours Required
You will be required to attend the classes listed below. The levels for dance listed below are a benchmark. You can complete the course at a higher level. Please look at our current timetable to view times and days they are on offer.

JAZZ
BALLET
THEORY (1hr per week)


Other hours: There will be times when you are required to do assessments or performance parts of your units externally. These will not fall within the normal class schedule
Entry requirements
For the above Dance qualifications, there are no “hard-line” formal entry standards for technical competencies. Each subject is based on assessments and the physical ability of each age level. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)* or pre-mapped competencies are available - additional fees and “gap” course homework may apply.

Certificate III

Course code: CUA30313
Open by Audition only to students from Year 9

COURSE OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the program students will have:

1. Trained, rehearsed and performed in a variety of different dance styles.
2. Gained good understanding and knowledge of all forms of dance and the entertainment industry and developed a solid foundation in these areas;
3. Explored & developed individual artistic skills through a number of performing experiences and opportunities
4. Developed confidence and sufficiently prepared and equipped to further their artistic studies at a higher level and successfully audition into full-time training academies and programs
5. Gain a basic knowledge of safe dance practices.
6. Receive a nationally recognized qualification.
8. Gain knowledge on injury prevention.
9. Trained and planned as an assistant teacher in various situations.
10. Have the capabilities to run a dance class unsupervised within any Dance @ Nikki facility.
If you’re passionate about dance and you love teaching other people your passion, then a career as a dance teacher could be perfect for you.
Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching

The Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching course is the entry level qualification to launch your career as a Dance Teacher. Dance teaching involves instructing students in dance performance, composition, safety in dance and dance appreciation. You will also be promoting physical fitness, emotional wellbeing and their creativity through dance.

Graduates of the course may find themselves working as an assistant dance teacher in a variety of dance teaching situations including: private dance studios, dance groups or after school dance programs.

This course will give you the qualifications to teach at any Dance @ Nikki Webster studio as a substitute teacher. This is the first level to becoming an employed member of the studios and is a fantastic opportunity for any aspiring teacher or performer.

COURSE STRUCTURE


THE COURSE COMPRISES OF 6 CORE UNITS:
CUACHR301 Develop basic dance composition skills
CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances
CCUADAN301 Integrate rhythm in dance or movement technique
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUAPRF307 Develop performance techniques
CUAWHS301 Condition the body for dance performance

AND 7 ELECTIVE UNITS
COMPULSORY ELECTIVES ARE:

CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance
CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique
CUADAN306 Increase depth of ballet dance technique
CUADTM301 Assist with dance teaching
BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

A CHOICE OF 1 OF THESE ELECTIVES:
CUACIR301 Perform basic on-ground acrobatic techniques
CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique
CUADAN309 Increase depth of street dance technique
CUADAN311 Increase depth of tap dance technique
Hours Required
You will be required to attend the classes listed below. The levels for dance listed below are a benchmark. You can complete the course at a higher level. Please look at our current timetable to view times and days they are on offer.

JAZZ
BALLET
THEORY (2hrs per fortnight)


You can pick one of the subjects below:
TAP
HIP HOP
ACROBATICS
CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL


Other hours: There will be times when you are required to do assessments or performance parts of your units externally. These will not fall within the normal class schedule