CUA20120 Certificate II in Dance

Course Name

Certificate II in Dance

Qualification Code



Two years

Study Mode

Face to face delivery in partner schools and studios

Course Fees

Fees vary depending on your institution, please contact us for more information

Entry Requirements

This course is delivered as part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools (VDSS) Program.

There are no entry requirements to enrol into CUA20120 Certificate II in Dance

Completion Requirements

To obtain CUA20120 Certificate II in Dance, participants must complete a total of 10 units comprising: all 6 core units and a minimum of 4 elective units. 

Victorian students may enrol in VET Dance as a part of their VCE program and receive a score that contributes to their ATAR.

The Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA) determines the structure of the VCE VET Dance program. 

If this course is delivered as a VDSS Program, the structure is as follows:

Year 1: Units 1 & 2 – 7 Units of Competency

Year 2: Units 3 & 4 – 6 Units of Competency (Including 3 units from CUA30120 Certificate III in Dance)

What is the Certificate II in Dance/VET Dance?

The Certificate II in Dance (CUA20120) is a nationally recognised training program. The course develops industry-specific workplace skills in Dance that may lead to basic level industry opportunities or further education in the dance industry. Students who successfully complete the required coursework and assessment tasks receive a Certificate II in Dance, which is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificate.

Why study VET Dance?
  • VET Dance prepares you for a career in dance training in dance-industry specific skills, developing industry-relevant knowledge, and offering a taste of real industry activities
  • On completion of the course you will receive a Certificate II in Dance CUA20120
  • VET Dance can be taken as a part of a VCAL program or as a part of your scored VCE program with credit towards your ATAR
Why study with Ausdance VIC?

Ausdance VIC is the peak body for Dance in Victoria.  We are experts in Dance and the delivery of high-quality dance education is our priority. 

Ausdance VIC’s VET Dance course has been prepared by Dr Katrina Rank, who is the Director of Education and Lifelong Learning at Ausdance VIC.  All course materials have been carefully prepared to meet with National Training Standards.

Our VET Dance course is offered through partnership arrangements with over 30 secondary schools and dance studios in Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland.