Candidates entering this qualification could be expected to demonstrate competence in at least one dance style at Certificate I level. Evidence of dance expertise may be reflected in grades achieved in different dance styles through dance societies that run examinations linked to certification levels. It is recommended that registered training organisations (RTOs) liaise with relevant dance societies to determine certification level equivalence. Alternatively, candidates may have acquired dance skills through self-directed learning.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.
The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the creative industries for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options. This table is a summary of employability skills that are typical of this qualification and should not be interpreted as definitive.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification
interpreting and clarifying written or verbal instructions
reading and understanding documentation related to dance training program
obtaining information in a culturally appropriate way
seeking and responding to feedback on skill development
working as a member of a team in the context of preparing for and participating in performances
working with others to develop a fitness regime that meets own physical conditioning needs
monitoring and adjusting technique in practice and rehearsals
identifying areas of weakness and planning practice accordingly
Initiative and enterprise
developing an attitude towards work and learning that involves asking questions
exploring ways to add artistic expression to performances
applying techniques of music to movement in dance forms
expressing rhythms in physical form
Planning and organising
collecting and organising information in a way that allows for easy retrieval
planning work and learning tasks in a logical sequence
following workplace procedures, particularly in relation to OHS
maintaining an appropriate standard of personal presentation in a performance context
meeting deadlines and prioritising tasks
practising and performing with due regard to personal health and safety considerations
setting personal goals and planning practice time
applying safe dance practices
following nutritional guidelines
keeping up-to-date with industry developments and trends
developing and practising basic dance techniques
developing a movement memory
developing artistic expression and an appreciation of aesthetics in the context of dance