VCE VET Certificate II in Dance Course

VCE VET Certificate II in Dance

Course Objectives:

  • To offer students the opportunity to gain both a VCE subject and a nationally portable vocational education and training Certificate. 
  • To provide participants with the knowledge and skills to achieve competencies that will enhance their employment prospects in the performing arts industry
  • To enable participants to gain a recognised credential and to make a more informed choice of vocation or career path.

What is VCE VET Dance?

VET stands for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and it enables a secondary student to combine education with training to provide occupational or work-related knowledge and skills.

The VCE VET Dance Course can be delivered in two different Programs:

  1. A Certificate II in Dance This is where the student completes the required course work and attains a Certificate II in Dance.
  2. VCE VET DanceIn VET in Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) the student completes a Certificate II in Dance and also completes the required assessment for the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. The student is enrolled within a VCE program and will attain the Certificate II in Dance and a Study Score within their VCE program.

RTO - Ausdance Victoria
RTO stands for Registered Training Organisation. Ausdance Victoria is officially registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority or “ASQA” to issue the Certificate II in Dance Certificate. The service provider is JMAB.

Why choose VCE VET Dance?
1. Focuses on students developing industry specific and workplace skills.
2. Generally completed during Years 11 & 12. JMAB allows students to start a VET program in Year 10.
3. Training can take place within the Academy's studio setting
4. Students can complete a VET program as part of their VCE or their VCAL Senior School Certificates.
5. Prepares students to the standard expected from employers and industry.
6. Students’ receive a Certificate acknowledging completion of a nationally recognised training course. RTO No: 209494
For more information on why to complete a VET Course please see:  and

Who is VCE VET Dance designed for?

The VCE VET Dance Program is for students that are currently studying dance. The content of the program does not assume that the learner has significant industry knowledge and experience.
For more information to discover if a VCE VET program is right for you please see:

Through the completion of the Certificate II in Dance, Students completing VCE VET Dance will receive a nationally recognised qualification as well as a contribution towards a student’s ATAR score.

JMAB VCE VET Certificate II in Dance Coordinator - Lisa Woolley

Lisa Woolley - VCE VET Certificate II in Dance Coordinator / Teacher at the Academy & current VCE VET Dance Chief Assessor VCAA is a highly qualified and a committed Dance Education specialist with a remarkable level of industry knowledge and experience. Her vision is to provide students with the technical and performance skills, knowledge and attitudes to begin the process of establishing a career in the entertainment industry.

For additional VCE VET Certificate II in Dance course information please contact Miss Lisa Woolley M. 0409 135 745 or E.


At JMAB, VCE VET Certificate II in Dance is available to students studying Y10-12


The VCE VET Certificate II in Dance program operates during Terms 1 - 3 of the school year, involving 350 hours of training, undertaken over 2 years. Students are required to attend two dance classes in two dance styles per week (practical work) which may be taken internally or externally and costs will vary accordingly. Students to attend special VCE  VET (theory work) classes held once a month commencing Friday 2 February 2018   

2018 VCE VET Dance Certificate II Class Dates:

Term 1  2 February, 16 March

Term 2  20 April, 11 May, 1 June & 22 June

Term 3  20 July, 3 August & 17 August

2018 VCE VET Dance Certificate II Class Times:

Fridays 4:30 - 6:30pm for Yr 11 Units 1 & 2  / 6:30pm - 8:30pm  for Y 12 Units 3 & 4

2018 VCE VET Dance Certificate II Concert Performance / Solo Exams Dates

  • Dress Rehearsal - Friday 31 August
  • Concert Performance - 6:00pm Friday 21 September (Performers called for 4:00pm) All welcome!
  • VET VCE Solo Exams October  - Dates to be advised to each student by their registered Secondary School

Technique Classes:

Students are to nominate one technique class of one and a half hours duration in EACH of their selected dance styles to attend per week from the studio timetable or that of another nominated studio.

2018 Course Costs

2018 VCE VET Certificate II in Dance Course Fees (including gst).

  • $660 per year for JMAB VCE VET Units 1 & 2 Students (theory)
  • $770 per year for JMAB VCE VET Units 3 & 4 Students (theory)
  • $770 per year for External VCE VET Units 1 & 2 Students (theory only**)
  • $880 per year for External VCE VET Units 3 & 4 Students (theory only**)
  • No uniform required but neat, clean dancewear suitable to dance style must be worn
  • Class materials provided

**External VCE VET Students enrolled at JMAB for VCE VET theory only who undertake their practical work at another dance school will be required to attend an audition / interview and an additional $100 has been included in their fees to cover the extra facilitator liaison / coordination / administration between schools.

Fees quoted include GST, admin, insurance and course extras (including Ausdance Vic Enrolment Fee) and are to be paid in three installments over Terms 1, 2 & 3

Application Process

  • Applicants should contact Sharon Bray 0457 13 13 20 or E.  to enrol. An audition and interview will be required for external applicants.  Audition fee: $25

JMAB VCE VET Dance Results

2017 VCE VET Dance Results* - CLICK HERE

JMAB VCE VET Dance Top Scores

  • 100% Pass rate
  • Jessica Leigh Perfect Study Score 50
  • Tina Pyrcz Perfect Study Score 50
  • 40+ Scorers - Amber Gommers
  • 2017 Top Class Dance Auditionees Tina Pyrcz, Jessica Leigh, Amber Gommers, Maddison Cain
  • 2017 Top Class Dance Performers - CONGRATULATIONS Tina Pyrcz, Jessica Leigh & Maddison Cain

JMAB VCE Dance Top Scores

Several JMAB students who successfully completed VCE Dance at their Secondary Schools were also invited to audition for 2018 Top Class including Tina Pyrcz, Amber Gommers, Ruby Wells & Anna Roser

  • 2018 Top Class Dance Auditionees Tina Pyrcz, Amber Gommers, Ruby Wells, Anna Roser & BrookeMacRae
  • 2018 Top Class Dance Performers - CONGRATULATIONS Tina Pyrcz, Amber Gomers, Ruby Wells & Brooke MacRae


Top Class is a series of concerts that presents work by VCE students from 2017 in Drama, Theatre Studies, Music Investigation, Music Performance, Music Style and Composition, Dance and VET Dance. Top Class is part of the VCE Season of Excellence 2018 which also includes Top Designs, Top Arts, Top Screen and Top Acts

Top Acts is the pinnacle of the annual VCE Season of Excellence, which is managed by the Victoria Curriculum and Assessment Authority.Top Class Dance Season of Excellence Tickets now available online! CLICK HERE

2016 VCE VET Dance Results* - CLICK HERE

JMAB Top Scores

  • All JMAB VET VCE DANCE Students achieved a Study Score of 40+
  • Caitlin Jonker Perfect Study Score 50
  • Lauren Jaksetic Perfect Study Score 50
  • 40+ Scorers - Anna Mallows-Zejak, Dimitri Raptis, Emily Bray & Briana Aker
  • 2017 Top Class Performers Anna Mallows-Zejak, Dimitri Raptis & Briana Aker


JMAB Top Scores

  • All students received above average study scores
  • Josh Gordon Perfect Study Score 50
  • Multiple invitations to audition for  2015 Top Class Dance
  • 2016 Top Class Performer Josh Gordon
  • 2016 VCE Premier's Award - Dance Josh Gordon


  • 100% Pass Rate*


JMAB Top Scores

  • All students received above averages study scores
  • Kelsey Holden Perfect Study Score 50
  • Multiple invitations to audition for  2013 Top Class Dance
  • 2014 Top Class Performers Jessie-Claire Stuart & Kelsey Holden
  • 2014 Premier's Award Kelsey Holden


JMAB Top Scores

  • Congratulations to all 2012 JMAB VCE VET Dance Certificate II Inaugural Class - 100% pass rate!
  • All 12 students achieved Study Score of 40+
  • Devon Campbell & Jaimi Mckeown Perfect Study Scores 50

*VCE VET Dance Results include names of students who gave permission for their scores to be made public.

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