National code: CUA30220

Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events

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Overview About this course

Kick-start your community stage career or go behind the scenes with this highly practical course. Workshop your creative ideas, tell your stories and develop your performing skills while developing real-world experience in theatrical and live musical productions.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop your live performance techniques in singing, dancing and acting

  • Assist in theatre productions

  • Collaborate with a diverse range of people

  • Work safely and compliantly in the arts industry

  • Build your career portfolio and strengthen your networking in the industry

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Certificate qualification

  • Specialist skills that will provide you with the direction you need to take the next step in your community arts career

  • The confidence to network with industry professionals and a network of professional peers

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A high level of comfort performing in front of other people

  • An ability to learn and memorise lines, lyrics or movement pieces

  • A willingness to share and collaborate ideas

  • A commitment to the creative process

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Performer (with singing and dance skills), Drama tutor, Assistant stage manager, Assistant lighting technician, Assistant audio technician and Production assistant

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 Units of competency, including 4 core and 9 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Plan a career in the creative arts industry CUAIND314

  • Apply work health and safety practices CUAWHS312

  • Use inclusive work practices BSBTWK301

  • Work effectively in the creative arts industry CUAIND311

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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