Accredited Teacher Training

CUA40320 Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management

RTO Provider No. 40741

Duration: Two years

Qualification Description:

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 analyze 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.

  • Is a nationally recognised
  • Assessments and examinations must be completed within two years of

There are 14 units of competency to be completed and assessment tasks can be completed prior to the examination dates.

Entry Requirements:

To qualify for entry to this course, BAL requires a student to be able to demonstrate basic dance technique in the selected genre below:

  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Ballet
  • Tap N Beats
  • Hip Hop

This can be demonstrated through two pathways:

Option 1: Highest level of Examination

successfully completed the elementary exam (or equivalent with another organisation), provide a declaration from their dance teacher they are studying toward this exam.

Please attach your highest examination level achieved to the back of the enrolment application.

Please note: this must be in the genre that you have chosen to complete your qualification assessments in for lesson plans and video evidence of your teaching.

Option 2: Audition Video

If you have not completed any formal examinations through an association, an audition video can be uploaded to meet the requirements.

The audition video is used to determine your ability to demonstrate basic dance techniques in your chosen genre

Note: There is reasonable adjustments in audition for those requiring adjustments.

DURATION Two years part time COURSE STRUCTURE Total number of units required: 14. This consists of 7 core units and 7 elective units. (note: First aid must be arranged by the student externally to Ballet Australasia Limited (BAL)

On enrolment candidates will receive:

  • Initial 3 day face to face workshop:
  • Extra workshops as required
  • Syllabus notations from Beginner to Grade 5
  • Cert IV Syllabus
  • Learning resources
  • Entry to Cert IV practical examination
  • Home based workbook and assessment tasks
  • Assessor support


Competency Core Units (Compulsory)

CUACHR412 – Create short dance pieces.

CUADTM412 – Promote the physical & emotional wellbeing of children in performing arts.

CUADTM413 Apply safe dance teaching methods.

CUADTM421 Teach basic dance techniques.

CUADTM431 Design & conduct learning programs.

CUAWHS405 Provide a safe performing arts environment for children.

HLTAID011 Provide first aid – This will be Credit transfer subject and will need to be organised outside of BAL

**Your First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid) must be presented at the end of the course and be current at the time of completion.

Additional Units:

BSBESB406 Establish operational strategies & procedures.

CUADLT412 Explore the relationship between music & dance.

CUADTM441Plan & conduct assessment activities for dance.

CUAWHS413 Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into own skill development.

CUAPPM421 Contribute to the organisation of productions.

CUACHR413 Develop choreography skills.

CUARES403 Research history & theory to inform own arts practice.



    Recognition of Prior Learning is available on enrolment.

    Course Fees as at January 2023: $5,000.00 to be paid in instalments deducted from a credit card authority.

    For Additional information:

    Student Hand book CUA40320 V1

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