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  • CUA30213

Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events (Acting)

At a glance

At a glance

This course will give you an introduction to the art and craft of acting and performance, and related industry knowledge.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Community Theatre Performer
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CUA30213 Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events (Acting)

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Course overview

Course overview

Get an introduction to the art and craft of acting and performance with this entry-level course. This qualification will prepare you for community theatre and further studies in the performing arts.

This course will provide you with a sound base from which to develop your performance interests or pursue further training in the arts. You will receive energetic, detailed and focused training in acting, body, and voice skills, and the opportunity to engage in a public performance project. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the business of starting an acting and performance career in Australia.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a performer in community theatre. You'll also have the foundation skills required to continue with further studies in acting and performance. 

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 8 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBDIV301
Work effectively with diversity
CHCCD307D
Support community resources
CUAIND301
Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUAIND304
Plan a career in the creative arts industry
CUAWHS302
Apply work health and safety practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CUAACT301
Develop basic acting techniques
CUAACT401
Use a range of acting techniques in performance
CUADAN301
Integrate rhythm in dance or movement technique
CUAPPR304
Participate in collaborative creative projects
CUAPRF304
Develop audition techniques
CUAPRF307
Develop performance techniques
CUAVOS302
Develop vocal techniques for use in performance
CUAWHS301
Condition the body for dance performance

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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This is the total amount you need to pay when you enrol. This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

TAFE at School

Years 10-12 Senior Secondary School enrolments.

The program is tailored for those students who have some experience in drama and acting.

Resources required

  • Training attire / journal books

  • It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

  • You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Need to know

Attendance at all classes is a requirement to successfully complete this program.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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Get started with TAFE Queensland

If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland