Teacher Training

AUSTRALIAN TEACHERS OF DANCING LTD.

Provider No 31624

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DANCE TEACHING QUALIFICATIONS

The Australian Teachers of Dancing Ltd (ATOD) offers Dance Teaching qualifications from the Certificate III to Diploma level courses via distance education and or recognition of prior learning. On completion you will receive a nationally recognised qualification  

Students wishing to attain an Australian Dance Teachers Qualification will be required to meet the requirements, sit and pass the Associate Teachers examination following completion of the Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

CUA30313 Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching

This qualification reflects the role of a person working in a varied context in the private dance teaching industry, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. This person is demonstrating technique to others under supervision of a qualified dance teacher.

Possible job title relevant to this qualification include

  • Assistant Dance Teacher
  • Demonstrating Teacher

Entry requirements:

Students will have been dancing for a number of years at least to the Certificate II level and will be studying toward their Elementary or equivalent exam. Students are required to have a mentor teacher at a studio with access to students to teach

Course Duration:

This course is competency based assessment and self-directed nominal hours are approximated and are only estimates. The commitment of hours for delivery of training is dependent upon the number of competencies being completed by learners. Trainees must complete the course within a two-year timeframe.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

An application can be made for RPL, using the Australian Teachers of Dancing portal, where the student believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work, other study etc.).  Students are required to provide documentation to support your application.

IN ORDER TO ATTAIN THE ABOVE QUALIFICATION:

Learners must complete all units in the CUA30313 – Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching. These units are studied independently and recommended to be completed in order. Varying methods of assessment are used as indicated below

Trainer / Assessors:
The trainers/assessors are qualified trainers/assessors who hold competencies in Training and Assessment and have extensive experience conducting training programs for a wide variety of participants including business, government, dance and the educational sector.

Assessment Requirements:
Students are required to complete assessment activities and gather evidence of competency. All students will be required to undertake short answer questions, assessment submissions, self-directed learning, work place projects and keep a journal. Non compulsory workshops are offered for some modules to assist students with various modules and role play activities

It should be noted that evidence for assessment will be gathered across a number of occasions and from different points in time. Candidates may be required to demonstrate knowledge and skills on more than one occasion.

CUA40313 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of dance teaching contexts, including private dance studios. 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.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • teacher (private dance studio)
  • administrator (private dance studio)
  • dance fitness instructor.

Entry requirements:

It is important that candidates possess vocational competence in dance specialty before completing this course. Completing and submission of exam results for the Elementary Level or equivalent is required or the satisfactory attainment of this standard again with submission of the exam results is required before completion.

Students are required to have a mentor teacher at a studio with access to students to teach

Course Duration:

This course is competency based assessment and self-directed nominal hours are approximated and are only estimates. The commitment of hours for delivery of training is dependent upon the number of competencies being completed by learners. Trainees must complete the course within a two-year timeframe.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

An application can be made for RPL, using the Australian Teachers of Dancing portal, where the student believes that they have already attained the necessary skills and competencies elsewhere (work, other study etc.).  Students are required to provide documentation to support your application.

IN ORDER TO ATTAIN THE ABOVE QUALIFICATION:

Learners must complete all units in the CUA40313 – Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management. These units are not studied independently and recommended to be completed in order. Varying methods of assessment are used as indicated below

Trainer / Assessors:
The trainers/assessors are qualified trainers/assessors who hold competencies in Training and Assessment and have extensive experience conducting training programs for a wide variety of participants including business, government, dance and the educational sector.

Assessment Requirements:
Students are required to complete assessment activities and gather evidence of competency. All students will be required to undertake short answer questions, assessment submissions, self-directed learning, work place projects and keep a journal. Non compulsory workshops are offered for some modules to assist students with various modules and role play activities

It should be noted that evidence for assessment will be gathered across a number of occasions and from different points in time. Candidates may be required to demonstrate knowledge and skills on more than one occasion.

 

Unit Code Title Delivery Assessment
BSBSMB405 Monitor and Manage small business operations Workbook Written assessment

CUADTM403

CUADLT402

CUACHR402

Apply safe dance teaching methods

Explore the relationship between music and dance

Create short dance pieces

Workbook Workbook and or Workshop

Elective Teach unit

CUADTM402 OR

CUADTM404 OR

CUADTM405 OR

CUADTM406 OR

CUADTM407 OR

 

(Ballet) or

(Jazz) or

(Contemporary) or

(Tap) or

(Basic cultural)

RPL

Upload EXAM results and

Short Answer questions

TAEASS402B

TAEASS401B

TAEDES401A

Plan assessment activities and processes 

Assess competence

Design and develop learning programs

Workbook Structured activities
HLTAID003 Provide first aid CT Upload copy of your first aid certificate from accredited training organisation (must be in date at time of completion)

SISCCRO302

CUADTM401

Apply legal and ethical instructional skills Workbook Workbook and video of teaching
ICTICT203 Operate application software packages RPL (workbook is available)

Upload examples of software used and

Short answer questions

SISXDIS001 Facilitate inclusion for people with a disabilities Workbook Workbook and or Workshop
CUAPPM401 Contribute to the organisation of productions Workbook Workbook

 

CUA50313 Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management RPL delivery only

This qualification reflects the role of dance teachers and dance studio managers with the cognitive and communication skills to transmit skills and knowledge to others. At this level individuals are expected to apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex technical operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Dance studio teacher (private dance studio)
  • Dance studio manager

Entry requirements:

It is important that candidates possess vocational competence in dance specialty before completing this course. Completing and submission of exam results for the Elementary Level or equivalent is required along with completion of the core units from the Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management is required PRIOR to any further RPL being assessed.

Course Duration:

This course is competency based assessment. Students are required to upload significant and recent evidence of workplace documentation to enable RPL to be provided. Where RPL is not granted in full but for part of a unit then a Gap assessment can be set. Students unable to RPL units by not being able to supply the correct evidence will not receive RPL for that unit. This may impact on the abilities of a student to complete this course as distance education is not yet available for this qualification. Trainees must complete the course within a two-year timeframe.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

An application must made for RPL, using the Australian Teachers of Dancing portal. Students are required to provide documentation to support your application.

IN ORDER TO ATTAIN THE ABOVE QUALIFICATION:

Learners must complete all units in the CUA50313 – Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management. RPL is the only assessment available for this qualification.

Trainer / Assessors:
The trainers/assessors are qualified trainers/assessors who hold competencies in Training and Assessment and have extensive experience conducting training programs for a wide variety of participants including business, government, dance and the educational sector.

Assessment Requirements:
Students are required to upload significant evidence for proving competency. Students unable to meet the RPL requirements are advised that distance education for this qualification is not yet available. Students unable to complete the full RPL will be eligible for a statement of attainment for all units completed.

Qualification structure
The student must have completed the core units of the Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management prior to any further assessment occurring.

Following confirmation of pre requisites, the cores units will be assessed for RPL and then electives will be chosen based on the evidence the student is able to obtain AND meets the packaging requirements of the qualification. It is recommended the student talk extensively regarding the evidence they will be able to supply with an ATOD representative.

CUA50213 Diploma of Musical Theatre RPL delivery only

This qualification reflects the role of performers working or aspiring to work in musical theatre and cabaret productions. At this level individuals are expected to apply theory and creative skills in a range of situations and to display initiative and judgement in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex technical operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Musical theatre performer
  • Cabaret performer

Entry requirements:

The candidate must possess the abilities in vocal dance or acting at least at the Certificate IV level as this is RPL delivery only the student should have worked in musical theatre for a number of years

Course Duration:

This course is competency based assessment. Students are required to upload significant and recent evidence of workplace documentation to enable RPL to be provided. Where RPL is not granted in full but for part of a unit then a Gap assessment can be set. Students unable to RPL units by not being able to supply the correct evidence will not receive RPL for that unit. This may impact on the abilities of a student to complete this course as distance education is not yet available for this qualification. Trainees must complete the course within a two-year timeframe.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

An application must made for RPL, using the Australian Teachers of Dancing portal. Students are required to provide documentation to support your application.

IN ORDER TO ATTAIN THE ABOVE QUALIFICATION:

Learners must complete all units in the CUA50213 – Diploma of Musical Theatre. RPL is the only assessment available for this qualification.

Trainer / Assessors:
The trainers/assessors are qualified trainers/assessors who hold competencies in Training and Assessment and have extensive experience conducting training programs for a wide variety of participants including business, government, dance and the educational sector.

Assessment Requirements:
Students are required to upload significant evidence for proving competency. Students unable to meet the RPL requirements are advised that distance education for this qualification is not yet available. Students unable to complete the full RPL will be eligible for a statement of attainment for all units completed.

Qualification structure
The student must have completed worked in the industry for a number of years and have access to evidence required to assess competencies

The cores units will be assessed for RPL and then electives will be chosen based on the evidence the student is able to obtain AND meets the packaging requirements of the qualification. It is recommended the student talk extensively regarding the evidence they will be able to supply with an ATOD representative.