CERTIFICATE IV in DANCE TEACHING & MANAGEMENT
GWB Studios provides first class industry-linked performance training in classical ballet,
contemporary, lyrical, jazz, tap and musical theatre.
Bridging the gap from performing arts education to the professional industry through big sister
commercial producer GWB Entertainment (including Jagged Little Pill, An American in Paris, Girl
from the North Country, West Side Story, Matilda, School of Rock and CATS) and extensive networks
of Australian and International industry connections.
Our highly trained faculty and team of industry experts deliver the elite standard of training required
for your artist to succeed in the industry and beyond.
This one-year qualification reflects the role of individuals working in a variety of dance teaching
contexts, including private dance studios. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable
problems and analyse and evaluate information relating to the assessment of dance students. They
may provide leadership and guidance to others and have limited responsibility for the output of
The job roles that relate to this qualification may include dance fitness instructor or dance teacher.
With its personal approach, the Certificate IV course provides dance teacher and management
training in a supportive environment, along with industry lectures to help enhance skills and career
Graduate of this course often consider auditioning for a Diploma of Dance Teaching & Management
as a means of furthering their training and professional development.
7x Core Units and 7x Elective Units.
CUACHR412 Create short dance pieces
CUADTM412 Promote the physical and emotional wellbeing of children in performing arts
CUADTM413 Apply safe dance teaching methods
CUADTM421 Teach basic dance techniques
CUADTM431 Design and conduct dance learning program
CUAWHS405 Provide a safe performing arts environment for children
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
CUADLT311 Develop basic dance analysis skills
CUADTM404 Teach basic jazz dance technique
CUADTM405 Teach basic contemporary dance technique
CUADTM406 Teach basic tap dance technique
CUADTM419 Teach ballet at junior level
CUAMWB401 Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries
SISFFIT007 Instruct group exercise sessions
Weekly dance/technique classes over 12 months (Mon-Fri after-school hours and Saturdays) that
cover the genres in the elective units.
1x theory class per week (time to be advised)
NB: Dance/Technique class times will vary depending upon skill level. Fulltime class times may be
available to school leavers
Pre-Requisites and Minimum Age
There are no pre-requisites, however applicants are required to attend a private audition in person
demonstrating competence of at least one dance genre at a Certificate IV level. Minimum age of 15
The Certificate IV in Dance Teaching & Management cost is $4,400 including GST plus the cost of
dance/technique classes throughout the 12-month period.
We offer a Unlimited package of $13,000 including GST which includes all general classes +
qualification (CEP, Privates, Vocal Coaching, and Troupe Choreographic Intensives not included)
A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 + GST is required upon acceptance to the course.
Through our partnership with ZeeFi, students have the option to Study Now and Pay Later. Borrow
your GWB Studios course fees with ZeeFi’s interest-fee, flexible repayments.
Contact us for more information.
All accredited courses with GWB Studios are delivered under an auspice arrangement with Australian Teachers of Dancing Limited RTO
Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm