Guitar and Ukulele Beginners (classroom-based)

Guitar and Ukulele Beginners (classroom-based)

Venue:
Duration: 13 weeks
Start Date: Tuesday 14 September 2021
Day and time: Tuesday, 4-6pm
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

This is a beginners classroom-based course designed for people wanting to explore the basics of playing the guitar or ukulele and get them playing songs within a few lessons.

This course is available for learners new to Hull Training and Adult Education only.  Learners who have previously enrolled on any course with Hull Training and Adult Education will not be eligible.

Entry Requirements

Own guitar or ukulele preferred.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

Some of the fundamental techniques that will be covered are:

  • Tuning the instrument
  • Adopting correct posture and good technique
  • Playing chords
  • Learning popular strumming patterns
  • Reading charts and tablature
  • Performing as a group
  • Performing to a backing track

The tutor will also take requests at the beginning of the term and implement these into the course content if it is applicable.

We have a few guitars that learners can borrow while in the centre (left handed, right handed, electric or acoustic)

Assessment Method

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.

Where can it lead?

We hope that this course will help you develop your skills and confidence to move on to one of our improver courses.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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