FAQ Courses

Welcome to our Frequently Asking Questions Page for OUR COURSES.  We hope that you’re able to find an answer for your question her, however if you cannot seem to find the right answer please don’t hesitate to contact RAW 1300 729 326 or courses@rawcompany.net and we will get back to you asap.

What qualifications are on offer by RAW?

RAW Dance offers a few different programs for students from Year 8 to school leavers, including Cert II in Dance, Cert III in Dance & Diploma in Musical Theatre as outlined below.

How many students do you take each year?

RAW Dance doesn’t have a certain number of students we take each year.  We’re looking for the most promising students that are ready to take the challenge of completing our qualifications.

How can you audition for RAW's Ccourses?

Visit here to see what you need to prepare for your audition here at RAW.


Can you audition online via youtube or emailing your footage?

You can send an online clip for your audition.  Please visit this link to find out what you need to prepare.


What skills would a successful RAW student possess to be accepted?

A successful student will usually display the following:

  • Great general movement across a number of styles
  • A pleasant attitude
  • A Mature approach to training and development of their skills
  • An understanding of the industry and how hard they need to work to be apart of it
  • Ready to work hard for the year!

What successful contracts have previous students signed?

Previous Students have had contracts with:

Several students have gone onto work across the globe with companies like Disney, Norwegian cruise lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines, Moulin Rouge, Cirque Du Soleil, Ringling Brothers Circus, Burn The Floor, Perform on Broadway with RAW, dance at Festivals like Splendour with Kayne West and on So You Think You Can Dance.


Can I apply for Centrelink?

From the 10 January 2018, Centrelink have only made funds available for students studying at an approved provider with VET-Fee Student Loans. No performing arts courses in Australia are covered under the VET-Fee Student Loans.

Does RAW offer VET Fee Help?

No performing arts courses in Australia are covered under the VET-Fee Student Loans. We do offer reduced payment plans to students that qualify.  This is on a case by case basis and offered to pay the course off over an extended period of time, often 18-24 months.

What are all of the fees and costs for your courses?

Does RAW offer payment plans for students?

Yes, RAW offers payment plans for all of our Qualification Courses (i.e. Certificates and Diplomas). Click here to view our Tuition & Fees page with further information.

What are the hours for each course?

Course hours and commitment is below:

  • Cert II in Dance, Wednesdays 3pm – 6pm
  • Cert III in Dance, Wednesdays 11am – 6pm
  • Diploma, Part Time, Tuesday 9am – 6pm
  • Diploma, Full Time, Monday 10am – 6pm, Tuesday 9am – 6pm, Thursday 10am – 6pm

Click here to visit our Term and showcase dates.