Certificate IV in Circus Arts

National code: 10111NAT Certificate (TAFE) Prahran Send me a link to this course

This course has been discontinued - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.

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The Certificate IV in Circus Arts provides training in preliminary level circus skills and knowledge. This course is suitable for aspiring circus artists seeking a qualification and as a pathway for further learning. The Certificate IV can be used for preparation for the Bachelor of Circus Arts course, and as an entry level qualification in circus arts.
The National Institute of Circus Arts Ltd (NICA) is Australia’s centre of excellence for training, education and performance in contemporary circus. NICA is one of eight national organisations funded by the Australian Government through the Ministry for the Arts, to train Australia’s professional artists, as part of the National Cultural Development Program. The National Cultural program promotes 'access to and excellence in Australia’s cultural activities'. Achievement of excellence as a professional circus artist is possible only through extensive training.

Please note: While you can still apply for this course up to 31 December 2019, the course code, title, units and content may change after this date as part of a re-accreditation process. For more information or to discuss your study options, please contact us.


1 year full-time

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