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Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance offers accredited courses in
• CUA40113 Certificate IV in Dance (1st Year) and
• CUA50113 Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) (2nd Year).

The Certificate IV and Diploma in Dance Qualifications delivered at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance are nationally accredited programs for students who aspire to be professionals in the dance and entertainment industry in Australia and abroad.

Students at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance complete these qualifications over a two year period where they are encouraged to develop and consolidate their skills in both practical and theoretical studies to allow for the best opportunities in the dance and entertainment industry.

The course provides elite level education by industry professionals through competitive training and a nationally accredited qualification for pre-professional students in all genres of dance as well as voice, acting and acrobatics. 

Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance has an auspicing agreement with Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Australian Institute of Education and Training (AIET) under a Third Party Auspice Agreement. AIET is responsible for maintaining compliance requirements as per the ASQA Standards for RTOs 2015, and AIET is the RTO who will be issuing student Qualifications or Statement of Attainment on completion.


Jason Coleman's Ministry of Dance has an auspicing agreement with The Australian Institute of Education and Training (AIET) RTO Provider Number: 121314


GENRES & STUDIES:

  • JCMOD Drills Program
  • Jazz Technique
  • Broadway Jazz
  • Broadway/Rhythm Tap
  • Contemporary
  • Lyrical
  • Stretch/Conditioning
  • Classical Ballet
  • Choreographic Composition
  • Urban
  • Commercial
  • Heels
  • Acrobatics
  • Latin/Ballroom/
    Ceroc
  • Partnering
  • Industry Lead Workshops
  • Acting
  • Voice

UNITS OF COMPETENCY:

    Certificate IV in Dance Units of Competency
  • CUACHR403Develop choreography skills Course content includes the creation, review and presentation of choreography. In addition students are presented choreographic material to view and review as well as creating a portfolio of their choreographic work in process.
  • CUADAN303Develop dance partnering techniques Dance partnering skills are delivered throughout the Certificate IV of Dance qualification in a variety of genres such as Latin, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Contemporary, Ceroc and Improvisation.
  • CUADAN407Develop expertise in dance performance skills Students participate in a variety of performance events throughout their studies however this unit is assessed throughout the rehearsal and performance season of Showcase – the graduation performances. The dance Showcase is directed by Adrian Ricks and Jason Coleman. Assessments consist of practical observations of rehearsals and performances as well as reflections and analysis of performance techniques.
  • CUAWHS401 Apply movement and behavioural principles to physical conditioning Course content includes daily physical conditioning and high intensity fitness training followed by the MOD Drills class. Assessment includes practical observations, portfolios and training programs.
  • CUAPRF404Refine movement skills for performance Students have many performance opportunities throughout their studies of the Certificate IV in Dance. Students are required to demonstrate their movement knowledge and technique in live performance.
  • CUAPRF406Use technique in performance This unit is delivered and assessed during the final two months of the Certificate IV in Dance. Students are required to participate in an intensive rehearsal schedule followed by a performance season directed and produced by Jason Coleman and Adrian Ricks. Assessment includes the rehearsal process, performance and written reflections.
  • CUAPRF405Rehearse technique for performance This unit is delivered and assessed during the final two months of the Certificate IV in Dance. Students are required to participate in an intensive rehearsal schedule followed by a performance season directed and produced by Jason Coleman and Adrian Ricks. Assessment includes the rehearsal process, performance and written reflections.
  • CUAPPR404Develop self as artist Students are required to analyse the career pathway they are interested in pursuing at the commencement of their studies. Students are required to research career options and develop professional promotional material for themselves as artists. CUADAN403Develop expertise in jazz dance technique Jazz dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. This unit is delivered in the 1st year of studies. Students are monitored and assessed during weekly practical classes and are also required to create both solo and ensemble jazz dance choreography. In addition to this assessment also includes group forum discussions and the completion of a portfolio.
  • CUADAN405Develop expertise in street dance technique This unit explores a variety of Street Dance Techniques that are delivered on a weekly basis. The unit is assessed through practical observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUADAN408Develop expertise in ballet technique Classical ballet classes are delivered throughout the Certificate IV in Musical Theatre Qualification. Course assessment consists of consists of practical observations, portfolio reflections and group forum discussions. Students are encouraged to view and analyse ballet technique and choreography both online and on stage to broaden their knowledge of the subject.
  • CUADAN409Develop expertise in contemporary dance technique Contemporary dance classes are delivered throughout the Certificate IV of Dance qualification. This unit explores a variety of Contemporary Dance Techniques that are delivered on a weekly basis. The unit is assessed through practical observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUADAN410Develop expertise in tap dance technique Tap dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Musical Theatre program. Students will learn a variety of tap dance techniques as well study the history and cultural influence of tap dance in Musical Theatre. This unit is assessed through observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUAPRF304Develop audition techniques Course content includes the preparation and presentation of promotional material required for auditions, the participation of simulated auditions as well as reflecting upon personal performance and future goals.
    Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance) Units of Competency
  • CUADAN501 Refine Ballet Technique Classical ballet classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. This unit is delivered on a weekly basis and consists of practical assessments,portfolio reflections and group forum discussions. Students are encouraged to view and analyse ballet technique and choreography both online and on stage to broaden their knowledge of the subject.
  • CUADAN504 Refine Contemporary Dance Techniques Contemporary dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. This unit explores a variety of Contemporary Dance Techniques that are delivered on a weekly basis. The unit is assessed through practical observations, reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUAWHS403 Incorporate Anatomy and Nutrition Principles into Skill Development Course work includes evaluating the anatomical structures of the body in relation to dance technique, learning the skills to best prevent injury to the body as well as creating nutrition plans for intensive performance. Additional workshops are provided by leaders in sports and performance nutrition.
  • CUAWHS501 Maintain a High Level of Fitness for Performance This unit is an extension CUAWHS403 Incorporate Anatomy and Nutrition Principles into Skill Development. Students design their own fitness programs and are assessed through practical observations in gyms and dance studios. This unit prepares the student for the required level of fitness in performance.
  • CUAPRF503 Prepare for and Perform in a Competitive Environment Course content includes the preparation and presentation of promotional material required for auditions, the participation of simulated auditions as well as reflecting upon personal performance and future goals.
  • CUACHR403 Develop Choreography Skills Course content includes the creation, review and presentation of choreography. In addition students are presented choreographic material to view and review as well as creating a portfolio of their choreographic work in process.
  • CUADAN403 Develop Expertise in Jazz Dance Technique Jazz dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. Students are monitored and assessed during weekly practical classes and are also required to create both solo and ensemble jazz dance choreography. In addition to this assessment also includes group forum discussions and the completion of a portfolio.
  • CUAMUP501 Apply Theatrical Make -up and Hairstyles Students are required to present a variety of hairstyles and make – up suitable to the choreographic brief of performances. Assessment includes live observation, reflection, group forum discussions and workshop participation.
  • CUADAN402 Improvise an Advanced Dance Sequence Course content and methods of assessment include practical observations of improvisational tasks, personal reflection and group forum discussions..
  • CUADAN502 Refine Ballet Performance Skills & CUADAN504 Perform Ballet Solo Variations Classical ballet classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. Student work is monitored during weekly classes and is assessed through solo, pas de deux and group presentations. In addition to this, students view live and or recorded performances of classical ballet and reflect upon their work through group forum discussions and portfolios.
  • CUADAN507 Refine Dance Partnering Techniques Dance partnering skills are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance qualification in a variety of genres such as Latin, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Contemporary, Ceroc and Improvisation. During the second year of studies these skills are refined and assessed in practical observations and through reflections and group forum discussions.
  • CUAPRF501 Refine Performance Techniques Students participate in a variety of performance events throughout their studies however this unit is assessed throughout the rehearsal and performance season of Showcase – the graduation performances. The dance Showcase is directed by Adrian Ricks and Jason Coleman. Assessments consist of practical observations of rehearsals and performances as well as reflections and analysis of performance techniques.
  • CUAPPR502 Develop own Sustainable Professional Practice Students will learn the skills of how to successfully and appropriately represent themselves in the dance and entertainment industry. Course content and assessment will include business regulations, industry events, client communications, taxation and book keeping procedures as well as promotional and marketing resources.
  • CUACHR403 Create and Perform Complex Choreography Course content includes the creation of choreography, rehearsal process, the presentation of choreography, following choreographic briefs, working with simulated clients as well as directing a performance. Student choreographers are required to create work that is to be performed by fellow students. This process enhances the development of communication, direction and choreography.
  • CUAPRF410 Develop on – Camera Dance Performance The course content enables the students to gain skills in film and editing through the creation and recording of choreography. Further assessment includes the evaluating the process as well as presenting the finished film at Jason Coleman’s Ministry of Dance Full Time Course Film Night.
  • CUADAN508 Develop Expertise in Allied Contemporary Dance Techniques Contemporary dance classes are delivered throughout the Diploma of Dance Qualification. Course content and assessment includes practical observations that include a variety of contemporary dance styles, lifts and tumbles. Students are encouraged to view live performance as well as review a selection of online works.