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10171NAT - Certificate IV in Aboriginal Performance

Course code C53

This course prepares indigenous students to enter the performing arts industry as a theatre, television or film actor. On successful completion, students will have integrated dance, singing and acting into a performance skill.

Successful students will also have a basic knowledge of indigenous culture as it relates to performance and understand the communication skills required to audition for roles in theatre, television and film.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

C53

Fees

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

C53

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information

Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

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Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Mount Lawley

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

To achieve the qualification Certificate IV in Aboriginal Performance the learner must complete all fifteen core units.

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title
CAPATS401Develop knowledge of Indigenous writing and history for performance
CUAACT301Develop basic acting techniques
CUADAN204Perform basic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance technique
CUAVOS301Use music and singing in performance
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CUAPRF301Create and tell stories
Year 1 - Term 2
Unit Code Unit Title
CAPACT401Develop skills in acting for camera
Year 1 - Term 3
Unit Code Unit Title
CAPATS402Memorise and perform Indigenous works
CUAACT401Use a range of acting techniques in performance
CUADAN302Increase depth of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance technique
CUAPRF404Refine movement skills for performance
CUAVOS302Develop vocal techniques for use in performance
Year 1 - Term 4
Unit Code Unit Title
CAPACT402Read and understand performance texts and scripts
CUAPRF304Develop audition techniques
CUAPRF405Rehearse technique for performance
CUAPRF406Use technique in performance

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse and plan approaches to technical problems or management/performance requirements.
  2. Apply known technical or creative skills to a range of situations.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of a broad knowledge base incorporating some theoretical concepts.
  4. Effectively demonstrate the skills and knowledge required by a performer in rehearsal, performance and studio work.
  5. Evaluate information, using it to review self or others performance.
  6. Have an understanding of the concepts, skills and knowledge required by a performer.
  7. Involved participation with some leadership and guidance when organising activities of self and others as well as contributing to technical solutions of a non-routine or contingency nature.
  8. Understand and respond appropriately to terminology employed by the industry.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA)

Fees and Scholarships

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VET course fees are set by the WA Government and they vary from course to course. For more information, please go to Fees and Scholarships.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Actor, Performer, Entertainer

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