If your passion is dance and want to pass it on to others through your teaching, then a career as a dance teacher is the perfect solution for you.

In Australia, dance is the most popular sport by girls, in fact, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the participation rate is around 27% and is growing year after year.

Teaching Dance in Australia means providing students with the skills and knowledge about dance, choreography, security as well as promoting physical fitness, emotional well-being and creativity.

You will be assisted by our team that will explain all options offered by the schools in which to study and guide you in choosing the path best suited to you.


18 years of age

IELTS 5.5 / Upper Intermediate

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Gold Coast



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Certificate III in Dance Teaching Assistant

The Certificate III in Dance Teaching Assistant is aimed at those who want to develop knowledge and skills necessary to work as a dance teacher in Australia.

By choosing to attend the course, you will study and learn through practical and theoretical lessons, the various dance techniques, safety in the execution of the choreography, the anatomy of the human body and the rules to follow for well nutrition.

Course Length

The course lasts for one year. The minimum participation time is 2 days per week for a total of 12 hours.

Career opportunities

After completing the course, you will get the necessary qualification to launch your career and work as a Dance tutor in Australia in a wide variety of courses: private or group sessions, after school programs and many other activities.

Course Structure

The Certificate III in Assistant Dance Teaching includes the following units.

Core units
BSBOHS201A Participate in OHS processes
CHCCHILD301A Support behaviour of children and young people
CUADLT301A Develop basic dance analysis skills
CUADTM301A Assist with teaching dance
CUAOHS403A Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
CUSMLT201A Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills
HLTFA301B Apply first aid
SISCCRO302A Apply legal and ethical instructional skills

Elective units
CUACHR301A Develop basic dance composition skills

CUADAN304A Develop dance improvisational skills

Production management
CUAPPM301A Assist with designing performance spaces
CUASTA301A Assist with production operations for live performances

BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity
BSBIND301A Work effectively in an educational environment
BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
CUSIND302A Plan a career in the creative arts industry
CUVRES301A Apply knowledge of history and theory to own arts practice
SISFFIT309A Plan and deliver group exercise sessions
SISFFIT311A Deliver approved community fitness programs
TAEASS301A Contribute to assessment

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106/343 Little Collins Street, MELBOURNE

+61 (03) 9939 7292


Level 17, 327 Pitt Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

+61 (0) 2 9261 8559

Open hours

Monday 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
Tuesday 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
Wednesday 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
Thursday 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9.30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed


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