The Certificate III in Dance at JDW is aimed at students preparing for full time dance studies and/or a professional career in Dance as a Performer, Choreographer or Dance Instructor.

We are so excited to be offering this course at Jenina's Dance Workshop as the only dance school in Tasmania delivering a Nationally Recognised Qualification (CUA30113). This course offers both practical and theory units and runs every Saturday at JDW.

Delivered through our partnership with Empowerdance, this course can be combined with your Grade 11 and 12 academic studies in Tasmania to gain credit points and hours towards your Tasmanian Certificate of Education. 

Course Location: Jenina's Dance Workshop, 1A Bosco Drive, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Course Day: Every Saturday in the Tasmanian school term, for 1 year

Entry Requirements: Pre-requisite for entry to this course is by audition/interview.

Pathways: Successful completion of this course may lead to the further training at higher levels, potential jobs in the industry and contracts

CUA30113 Certificate III in Dance Units

CUADTM301 Assist with dance teaching (35 hours)
CUAPPM301 Assist with designing performance spaces (20 hours)
CUAWHS301 Condition the body for dance performance (60 hours)
CUAWHS201 Develop a basic level of physical condition for dance performance (40 hours)
CUACHR301 Develop basic dance composition skills (20 hours)
CUAPRF307 Develop performance techniques (35 hours)
CUADAN202 Incorporate artistic expression into basic dance performances (20 hours)
CUADAN306 Increase depth of ballet dance technique (80 hours)
CUADAN308 Increase depth of contemporary dance technique (45 hours)
CUADAN305 Increase depth of jazz dance technique (50 hours)
CUADAN309 Increase depth of street dance technique (45 hours)
CUADAN301 Explore rhythm in the context of dance or movement technique (20 hours)
CUAIND301 Work effectively in the creative arts industry 

Participants who do not successfully complete all the requirements for the qualification will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing those units attained.

This course prepares students for real-life situations within the dance industry such as:

  • working as a team

  • choreographing groups and solos

  • professional behaviour and expectations

  • working on production, including lighting design and creative direction

  • importance of being punctual and prepared for class and meetings

  • being polite and respectful to your teachers, choreographers and peers

  • coping with pressure and high-intensity situations

  • working to deadlines

  • importance of being healthy and caring for your body.


Outside of dance, these skills are all valuable skills in any workplace.

To enquire about this course, please contact us.