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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Execute a dance form for facilitation purposes 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
377180  Execute a dance form for facilitation purposes 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Culture and Arts 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Performing Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  12 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The person credited with this unit standard will understand and perform a specific dance form at a level acceptable in the performance of the particular genre. Qualifying learners will be able to plan and construct a dance sequence for both themselves and others while staying true to the authenticity of the dance and music.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Preparing for execution of dance.
  • Demonstrating and explaining movements for dance form.
  • Applying dance techniques.
  • Explaining and performing dance timing to given music/rhythm.
  • Constructing a sequenced dance. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Unit Standard: Explain the history of a dance genre (Must be the dance genre being executed). 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Dance forms may include but are not limited to Ballroom, Latin American, African, Classical Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Spanish, Hip-Hop and Afro-fusion.
  • Dance form refers to the specific dance genre being facilitated. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Prepare for execution of dance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Warm-up and cool down is explained and carried out specific to the dance form. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Poise is applied to show true characteristics of the specific dance form. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Poise may include but is not limited to body-alignment, posture, and attitude.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Grooming and attire requirements are described and applied specific to the dance form. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Dance specific safe practices are explained in terms of injury prevention. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The appropriate exercise techniques are identified and applied to develop endurance, strength, flexibility, speed, balance and power. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate and explain movements for dance form. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Movements may include but are not limited to steps, actions, figures, and variations at level of complexity being assessed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Movements are recalled and reproduced showing attention to detail. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Movements are presented in time to music. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Theory and vocabulary is explained and linked to the execution of the movement. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Movements are articulated in a controlled and contained manner. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Controlled and contained may include but are not limited to balance, co-ordination, flexibility, agility, fluency, and clearly contrasted movement.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Apply dance techniques. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The application of the dance technique is explained with clarity specific to the dance form. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    An explanation is given of the common faults in dance techniques. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Common faults may include but are not limited to physical, technical, placing, musical, and interpretation.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The consequences of not applying the dance technique correctly are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Dance technique is demonstrated with precision specific to the dance form. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Explain and perform dance timing to given music/rhythm. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Rhythms are identified that are appropriate to the dance movements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Movements are arranged to express musical rhythms. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The mood and character of the music is explained and demonstrated in terms of the specific dance form. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The theories and value of musical time signatures are applied to the dance. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Construct a sequenced dance. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate music is identified for the dance form and performer/dancer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Sequencing of steps are identified and performed in relation to the space available. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Sequencing of steps may include but is not limited to direction, patterning, spatial awareness, and other dancers.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Variety of steps is used in keeping with the authenticity of the dance and music. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding in place with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems related to the execution of the dance form. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in order to prepare, apply dance techniques and construct a dance sequence to the highest standard possible. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one`s activities so that when executing the dance form all aspects required are included and prepared for. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information which will add value to the preparation and execution of the dance form. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology in the demonstration, explanation and application of the dance form. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  79986   Further Education and Training Certificate: Dance Instruction  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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