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 and successfully completed their Gold Star exam or equivalent and may 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.

Unit code Title Delivery Assessment
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Student to source external
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others  Study Guide Structured activities
CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people Study Guide Structure activities
CUADLT301 Develop basic dance analysis skills Study Guide Structure activities
CUADTM301 Assist with dance teaching Study Guide Structure activities
CUAMLT201 Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills Study Guide Structure activities
CUAWHS403 Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development Study Guide Structure activities
SISCCRO302a

Apply legal and ethical instructional skills

 

Study Guide Structure activities
Student chooses a minimum of 2 up to 3 of the following electives
CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN306 Increase depth of ballet dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN307 Increase depth of cultural dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN309 Increase depth of street dance technique(C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN310 Increase depth of social dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
CUADAN311 Increase depth of tap dance technique (C3) Study Guide Structure activities
Where a student does not choose 3 of the above the Students would choose 1 of the following
CUACHR301

 

Develop basic dance composition skills

 

Study Guide Structure activities
Students may choose either one of the following but cannot choose both the following electives
ICTICT203

 

Operate application software packages

Either (C2,C3)

 

Most students will RPL out of this unit however workbook is available
CUAPPM401

Contribute to the organisation of productions

(C4)

Study Guide Structure activities

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

Distance

RPL

Written assessment
CUADTM403 Apply safe dance teaching methods

Distance

RPL

Structured activities
CUADLT402 Explore the relationship between music and dance

Distance

RPL

Structured activities
CUACHR402 Create short dance pieces

Distance

RPL

Structured activities
Elective Teach unit RPL Upload EXAM results and
CUADTM402 OR (Ballet) or RPL Short Answer questions
CUADTM404 OR (Jazz) or
CUADTM405 OR (Contemporary) or
CUADTM406 OR (Tap) or
CUADTM407 OR (Basic cultural)
TAEASS402B Plan assessment activities and processes

Distance

RPL

Structured activities
TAEASS401B Assess competence
TAEDES401A Design and develop learning programs
HLTAID003 Provide first aid CT Upload copy of your first aid certificate from accredited training organisation (must be in date at time of completion)
SISCCRO302a Apply legal and ethical instructional skills Distance RPL Structured activities and   video of teaching
CUADTM401 Plan and organise dance classes Distance RPL Structured activities   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 Distance RPL Structured activities
CUAPPM401 Contribute to the organisation of productions Distance RPL Structured activities

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 judgment 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.

Students are required to have a mentor teacher at a studio with access to students to teach as well as provide access to business activities and records for running the business

Course Duration:

This course is competency based assessment and self-directed. 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.

Where students are attempting RPL for some units 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.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

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

IN ORDER TO ATTAIN THE ABOVE QUALIFICATION:

Learners must complete units as directed in the portal for the  CUA50313  – Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management.

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, workplace 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.

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 and electives units will be assessed

Unit Code  Title Delivery Assessment
Core units
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Distance RPL Structured activities
BSBMGT517 Manage operation plan Distance RPL Structured activities
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Distance RPL Structured activities
CUACHR501 Create and perform complex dance pieces Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM508 Refine dance teaching methodologies Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM509 Refine professional practice as a dance teacher Distance RPL Structured activities
CUAPPM501 Manage small scale live productions Distance RPL Structured activities
SITXMPR502 Develop and implement marketing strategies Distance RPL Structured activities
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Distance RPL Structured activities
CUACMP511 Manage copyright arrangements Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM501 Maintain professional practice as a dance school or studio manager Distance RPL Structured activities
CUAFIM501 Source funding for projects Distance RPL Structured activities
Elective Teach unit choose a minimum of one up to three
CUADTM502 Teach medium level classical ballet dance technique Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM503 Teach medium level Jazz dance technique Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM504 Teach medium level contemporary dance technique Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM505 Teach medium level tap dance technique Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM506 Teach medium level cultural dance technique Distance RPL Structured activities
CUADTM507 Teach medium level classical ballet pointe technique Distance RPL Structured activities
Where students do not have credit transfers or less than 3 technique units are chosen above
BSBMGT520 Plan and manage the flexible workforce Distance RPL Structured activities
SIRXMKT006 Develop social media strategy Distance RPL Structured activities

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.