What is VCE VET Dance

  • A pre-vocational course, VCE VET Dance will prepare you to audition for further (tertiary) training a dancer, dance teacher or choreographer.

  • The course will give you a taste of what the industry is like so you can work out if you want to pursue dance as a career.

  • If you successfully complete this course you will receive a Certificate II in Dance CUA20113.

  • VET Dance is available as a VCE subject OR as part of a VCAL program.

  • The program has a nominal duration of 395 hours of training ordinarily delivered over two years.

 Students will select two dance styles from the following:

  • Ballet

  • Jazz

  • Street (eg. Hip Hop)

  • Contemporary

  • Tap

  • Cultural

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Why partner with Ausdance Victoria

  • Studying VCE VET Dance with Ausdance Victoria means that students are receiving current and endorsed industry information and opportunities.

  • Upon enrolment students become Ausdance members, formally joining the largest Australian dance community.

  • They are also entitled to participate in 1 Ausdance Industry Day free of charge.

  • Industry Days are intensive one day workshops with a specific choreographer or dance company, at a full time school or on-set of a production.

  • Ausdance also runs a number of ‘Audition Industry Days’ to give students a realistic experience of a dance based audition.

Ausdance Victoria is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 20949), with scope to deliver Certificate II in Dance (CUA20113) with selected units from Certificate III in Dance (CUA30113). Schools offering VCE VET Dance through VETiS (Vocation Education and Training in Schools) will need to either enter into a relationship with a RTO, or register as a RTO.

The role of Ausdance Victoria as a RTO is to ensure that all quality assurance requirements in relation to training delivery, assessment and certificate are carried out in accordance with the AQTF Standards for RTO’s 2015. It is the responsibility of Ausdance as the RTO to ensure that all training and assessment for VET Dance/Certificate II in Dance meet all the criteria as specified in each Unit of Competency.

Ausdance Vic supports teachers by providing comprehensive learning resources, industry and VET relevant professional development days, mentoring and an expansive network of likeminded dance teachers as support.

To arrange an auspice agreement with Ausdance Victoria, please contact