Musician in the Making – Guitars

Musician in the Making – Guitars

Duration: 6 or 5 weeks
Qualification: As outlined
Start Date: Course 1 - 16/09/19 / Course 2 - 11/11/19
Entry requirements: As outlined
Dates and times: Course 1 - Monday 1-3pm 6 weeks
: Course 2 - Monday 6.30-8.30pm 5 weeks
Cost: Course 1 £48 / Free*
: Course 2 £40 / Free*

Course aims

Musician in the Making: Guitar provides an introduction to Guitar techniques with a focus on Skills and Employability. Develop a range of skills required to play the guitar, and expand your knowledge of the language and vocabulary associated with music development.

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

• The history and construction of the guitar
• The tuning of the instrument
• Chord boxes and how to read them
• Strumming patterns and keeping time
• Visiting local recording studios and music initiatives

Your journey will be guided through step-by-step tutor demonstrations and specialist tuition, and facilitated by discussions related to skills and employability in the music industry, involving examples of successful projects in Hull and surrounding area, as well as visits to explore the workings of local recording studios and organisations such as the Albemarle Centre.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements.

How to apply

Ring the Information Line on 01482 615 349 or visit your local centre to book an appointment.

Course units

Not applicable

Accreditation statement

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 it can 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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