Electric Guitars – Improvers

Electric Guitars – Improvers

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Duration: 11 weeks
Start Date: Monday 13 January 2020
Induction: Monday 6 January 2020
Day and time: Monday, 6.30-8.30pm
Course fees: £95
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course aims

On this course you will learn a range of techniques to play the electric guitar. You will also develop your musical knowledge and explore your musical creativity.

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Entry Requirements

No entry requirements

How to apply

Book a place on one of our induction days taking place 6-10 January 2020, by calling 01482 615 349.

Additional induction days for March taking place 24 – 28 February 2020

Course Units

Develop your skills as well as your knowledge of guitar chord shapes and guitar tabs.  You will learn how to tune the guitar and develop your knowledge of the language and vocabulary associated with guitars and music. You will also develop the ability and confidence to play both individually and as part of a group.

The course content will be negotiated to meet your needs and will include some of the following:

  • The history and construction of the guitar;
  • The tuning of the instrument;
  • The names of the strings;
  • Chord boxes and how to read them;
  • Basic chord shapes;
  • Strumming patterns and keeping time;
  • Amplifier safety and operation.

Where can it lead?

Qualifications in subject areas such as

  • FE Courses
  • Functional Skills English and maths
  • Functional Skills ICT
    These skills could be used in the following job roles:
  • Guitar Technician
  • Freelance Musician

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