Our Courses

At ATOD, we are passionate about delivering an education to students seeking the skills and experience to prepare them for a career in dance and ensuring that they graduate ready to work in an exciting and challenging performing arts industry.


As a Registered Training Organisation (31624) we are one of the leading providers of nationally accredited dance training in Australia. Our Certificate and Diploma programmes will provide you with nationally recognised qualifications and set a standard of excellence which will assist you to establish yourself professionally as you launch your career in the dance industry.


CUA30313 Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching

If becoming a qualified dance teacher is one of your career goals, our Foundations Course is the first step on the ladder to launching your career as a dance teacher. This course develops your background to develop teaching skills while you are still under the supervision of a professional. You will receive credit transfers from this qualification should you choose to progress to the Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management.

    CUA40313 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

    This course is for experienced dancers and will provide you with a further qualification towards your goal as a dance teacher. In addition to the range of dance teaching subjects, you will also study business topics around the operation and management of a dance studio. You must complete the core units of this qualification and will receive credit transfers from this qualification should you wish to progress to the Diploma.

      CUA50313 Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management

      This course builds upon the business and teaching skills you’ve already achieved. and focuses on the management of small business operations.  You will learn to manage budgets and financial plans, manage a flexible workforce, source funding for projects, manage copyright and understand workplace safety. You will refine your teaching methodologies as you create and perform complex dance pieces, manage small scale productions and develop marketing and social media strategies.

      CUA40513 Certificate IV in Musical Theatre

      This course offers high level training in the main components of musical theatre, including dance, acting and voice. It also covers core industry requirements such as professional practice, costuming and self-development as an artist. (via RPL only)

      CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre

      If you are looking to recognise your skills as a professional performer in musical theatre, then this course will assist you to become a ‘triple threat’ as a singer, dancer and actor and graduate with highly developed skills to be competitive in the industry.


      For further information on all of our courses, please download our Prospectus here. 

      If you are serious about a career in the dance and performing arts industry, we invite you come and join us so that you can start the journey of turning your dreams into reality.


      Head Office:

      Unit 27, 20-22 Ellerslie Road, MEADOWBROOK QLD 4133



      P O Box 565 Waterford QLD 4133


      Office Hours:

      Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm (EST)


      Phone Numbers:

      1800 106 227 (if calling within Australia)
      +61 7 32002198 (if calling from overseas or mobile)



      Company Secretary: secretary@atod.net.au
      Examinations: exams@atod.net.au


      RTO (no. 31624)

      Email:  rto@atod.net.au