Certificate I in Dance



This qualification allows learners to develop basic skills and knowledge to prepare for work in the live performance industry. The range of dance techniques associated with this qualification is limited.


Entry requirements: Nil



A total of six units is required: three core units and three elective units, of which at least one must be from Group A. Of the remaining units:

The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.


Core units

CUADAN101 Develop foundation dance techniques

CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices

CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Elective units

Group A

CUADAN102 Develop foundation ballet dance technique

CUADAN103 Develop foundation jazz dance technique

CUADAN104 Develop foundation tap dance technique

CUADAN105 Develop foundation street dance technique

CUADAN106 Develop foundation cultural dance technique

Group B

BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques

BSBLED101 Plan skills development

CUAATS101 Develop understanding of own Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

ICTICT101 Operate a personal computer