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Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events

National Course Code: CUA30213

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA30213-01V02


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
23 Jul 2018


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $6,690
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,580

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of community-based performance and production contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide support to others involved in productions.

Licensing/regulatory information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

You will be required to attend an average of 16 hours per week including attendance at performances and workshops. Additional study may be required. The timetable for this course will be available at http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/current-students/timetables/ and will be available the week prior to course commencement.

This course is full-time for one semester.

The Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events provides students with a comprehensive overview of the skills and knowledge needed to start a career in the performing arts industry. This course provides skills and experience consistent with the growing needs of the entertainment industry.

This program is focused on: giving students the underpinning knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to undertake a wide range of jobs in a diverse and growing industry.
Students learn through practical, hands on classes and exercises in rehearsal rooms, performance spaces and classrooms. All classes have a strong focus on the skills which industry require.

All applicants are required to audition before being offered a place in this course. When we recieve your course application we will contact you to arrange and audition time and provide information about how you should prepare for your audition. Placement in the course will only be made following a successful audition.
During your training at WSI Entertainment you will be taught and supervised by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are active in their professional roles within the entertainment industry.

For more information about WSI Entertainment, visit:
http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/ or

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

CHCCD307D Support community resources
CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques
CUAACT301 Develop basic acting techniques
CUAPRF307 Develop performance techniques
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance
CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAVOS302 Develop vocal techniques for use in performance
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
CUAPRF301 Create and tell stories
CUAWRT301 Write content for a range of media

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,320
Second qualification$1,580
Non-government subsidised fee$6,690

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 23 Jul 2018

Full Time: 16 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (subject to change)

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.

You can also apply in person with our customer service staff:
Nirimba Education Precinct – TAFE NSW Nirimba
Building T13
Eastern Road
Quakers Hill

Please note: This course is offered based on demand.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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