Guitar and Ukulele Next Steps (classroom-based)

Guitar and Ukulele Next Steps (classroom-based)

Venue:
Duration: 11 weeks
Start Date: Tuesday 18 January 2022
Day and time: Tuesday, 4-6pm
Course fees: £62 / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Aims

This is a beginner’s classroom-based course designed for learners wanting to explore the basics of playing the guitar or ukulele and will get you playing songs within a few lessons.

Entry Requirements

Own guitar or ukulele preferred.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: learneradvice@hullcc.gov.uk

Course Content

Some of the fundamental techniques that you will cover 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.

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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