VCE VET DANCE
VCE VET Dance is a pre-vocational course, and will prepare you to audition for further (tertiary) training as dancer, dance teacher or choreographer. The course will give you a taste of what the industry is like so you can work out if you want to pursue dance as a career. If you successfully complete this course you will receive a Certificate II in Dance CUA20113. VET Dance is available as a VCE subject OR as part of a VCAL program.
VCE VET DANCE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
There are no pre-requisites to enrol in this course, but previous experience in dance will be an advantage. Students may commence VCE VET Dance in year 10 or 11.
WHAT MAKES OUR PROGRAM UNIQUE
Small class numbers allow our highly qualified staff to personalise the delivery of the VCE/VET Dance content, in a professional dance studio environment.
VCE VET DANCE ATAR SCORE CONTRIBUTION
2 solos (one in each dance style) contribute 50% to your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance
School assessed coursework contributes the other 50% of your ATAR score for VCE VET Dance
For more details, see the VCE VET Dance page on the VCAA website.
The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is delivered over two years part-time. Students should complete Units 1 & 2 (year 1) before enrolling in Units 3 & 4 (year 2).
Units 1 & 2 Core units
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
CUADAN201 Develop basic dance techniques
CUAWHS101 Follow safe dance practices
CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical
condition for dance performance
Units 1 & 2 Dance Electives:
CUADAN203 Perform basic jazz dance technique
CUADAN205 Perform basic contemporary dance technique
Units 3 & 4 Core & Compulsory Units: Year 2
CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances
CUAPRF201 Prepare self for performances
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques
Units 3 & 4 Dance Electives:
CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique
CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique
VCE VET DANCE STUDY HOURS
The nominal hours for this VCE VET Dance course are 260 hours in Year 1 and 195 hours in Year 2.
YEAR 1 2020 COURSE DATES (UNITS 1 & 2)
Tuesdays: 4:30 - 6:30
YEAR 2 2020 COURSE DATES (UNITS 3 & 4)
Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30
Our VCE/VET Dance students will have the opportunity to perform in a mid-year and end of year performance.
TEACHER: Chelsea Byrne
Chelsea is an independent artist and educator who has studied dance extensively, recently completing a Master of Dance through Victoria College of the Arts. Her study and continuing practice privileges image based improvisation, multidisciplinary collaboration and interpersonal encounters between audience and performer. She has taught contemporary dance, choreography and improvisation as part of secondary and tertiary dance courses in Sydney, Melbourne and London (UK) and is dedicated to mentoring young artists toward accessing movement efficiency and understanding the infinite potential of movement; developing individual style and self-direction.
REGISTERED TRAINING ORGANISATION
The Certificate II in Dance CUA20113 VCE VET Dance course is provided though our Partnership with Ausdance Victoria, a Registered Training Organisation.
For more information, contact:
RTO and Education Coordinator