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Unit of competency details

CUADAN104 - Develop foundation tap dance technique (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUADAN104A - Develop foundation tap dance techniqueUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 20/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to CUADAN114 - Develop foundational tap dance techniques 15/Apr/2021

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) 21/Nov/2013


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100105 Dance  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100105 Dance  05/Mar/2014 
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Unit of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to build a solid foundation in tap dance technique under the supervision of experienced dancers and dance teachers.

Persons with some dance experience apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit. Usually, experience would have been gained in dance classes, amateur performances or community dance activities, often from an early age. However, this unit also applies to individuals with no prior training, but with an aptitude for dance and an interest in developing tap dance technique.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Performing arts – dance

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria 

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Practise barre work

1.1 Under the guidance of a teacher, perform stretching exercises

1.2 Perform exercises to develop coordination of arm and lower limb movements

1.3 Practise using arm lines appropriately

1.4 Incorporate a sense of timing and rhythm into exercises

1.5 Use tap dance terminology correctly in discussions

2. Practise dance centre amalgamations

2.1 Perform exercises away from the barre to develop an awareness of personal and general space when travelling and stationary

2.2 Demonstrate safe dance practices in jumping and faster travelling steps

2.3 Coordinate arm and head lines with foot movements at a foundation level

2.4 Practise turning and use of spotting

2.5 Choreograph two bars of steps and perform in a class jam session

2.6 Perform warm-down exercises after dance activity

3. Perform simple dances

3.1 Under the guidance of a teacher, select a prepared tap dance to perform before a small audience

3.2 Communicate the mood or style of the dance to the audience

3.3 Maintain timing, rhythm and technique when dancing without musical accompaniment

3.4 Use a good control of line when performing

3.5 End the dance in an appropriate way

4. Review performance

4.1 Evaluate own performance in context of skill development needs

4.2 Use feedback from others to identify and develop ways to improve own dance technique

4.3 Set realistic goals for improvement and develop strategies to achieve them

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Learning

1.1, 4.2

  • Accepts guidance and feedback from others on ways to improve technique

Oral communication

1.1, 1.5, 3.1, 3.5

  • Obtains information by listening and questioning

Navigate the world of work

2.2, 2.4

  • Applies a knowledge of safe dance practice to learning and performance activities

Interact with others

1.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5

  • Discusses aspects of exercises and dance techniques with colleagues and teachers
  • Uses performance skills to communicate the message of dance sequences

Get the work done

1.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

  • Completes performance activities in line with agreed program

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUADAN104 Develop foundation tap dance technique (Release 2)

CUADAN104 Develop foundation tap dance technique (Release 1)

Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • perform barre and centre exercises
  • perform two dances of differing tempos and styles that demonstrate a mastery of foundation tap dance techniques
  • respond to constructive feedback on own performance.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

  • explain why the following aspects of safe dance practices are important:
  • warm-up and warm-down activities
  • correct clothing and footwear
  • healthy nutrition and diet
  • describe key features in the history of tap dance styles and the music tempos typically associated with them.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to appropriate dance performance areas or spaces.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5