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Unit of competency details

CUADAN105 - Develop foundation street dance technique (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUADAN105A - Develop foundation street dance techniqueUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 20/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to CUADAN115 - Develop foundational street dance techniques 15/Apr/2021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 street dance techniques under the supervision of experienced dancers or dance teachers.

People with little or no practical experience in street dance apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit. They could be applying the movements they learn to impromptu solo or group performances in public spaces, which could be outdoor or indoor.

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. Review street dance as an art form

1.1 Discuss aspects of street dance culture and history with relevant personnel

1.2 Discuss the implications of the improvised nature of street dancing for learning and performance

1.3 Use dance terminology correctly in discussions

2. Practise simple movements

2.1 Under the guidance of a teacher or mentor, perform warm-up exercises

2.2 Practise basic steps associated with selected style of street dancing

2.3 Incorporate musicality, timing and rhythm into exercises

2.4 Work within own physical limits

2.5 Respond to constructive feedback and advice from others

2.6 Perform warm-down exercises after dance activity

3. Perform short street dance sequences

3.1 In consultation with others, agree on sequences that include a range of movements suitable to own technical ability

3.2 Match personal presentation to selected style of dance

3.3 Communicate the mood or style of dance sequence to spectators

3.4 Demonstrate a sense of timing and rhythm in performances

3.5 Follow safe dance practices at all times

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

2.1, 4.2

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

Oral Communication

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.5, 3.1, 4.2

  • Obtains information by listening and questioning

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 2.4, 3.5

  • Applies a knowledge of safe dance practice to learning and performance activities
  • Understands own abilities and applies to learning and performance activities

Interact with others

1.1, 1.2, 2.5, 3.1, 3.3, 4.2

  • 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

2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5

  • Completes performance activities in line with agreed program
  • Uses aspects of personal presentation, such as costume and make-up, effectively in performances

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUADAN105 Develop foundation street dance technique (Release 2)

CUADAN105 Develop foundation street 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 a range of street dance movements
  • perform two dance sequences that demonstrate a mastery of foundation street dance techniques
  • respond to constructive feedback on own performance
  • follow safe dance practices.

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:
  • how street dance evolved
  • current music and dance trends in street dance.

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