Acoustic Guitar for Beginners

Start date(s):
20 Feb 2018
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
E-Level
Course Code:
1034053
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Evening
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
£97
Funding

Overview

This course is perfect for those looking to get started with an Acoustic Guitar. You will learn basics, such as tuning and looking after your instrument, and basic chord structure.

Aims

This course aims to provide learners with the basics to get started with an Acoustic Guitar. This will include chords , rhythm patterns, ready guitar tablature and scales.

Modules

  • How to tune and look after your instrument
  • How to hold your guitar, fingering and exercises to get your fingers moving
  • Plectrum Technique
  • How to read and write simple guitar tablature
  • Some easy scales to improve technique
  • Basic chord structure
  • Playing rhythm guitar to a song
  • Playing an instrumental.

Time commitment

Average number of hours per week

Lectures
2
Seminars
0
Work Placement
0
Assignment Feedback
0
Independent Learning
1.5

Delivery

Tuesday:
6.30pm-8.30pm
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

Exercises will be set by your tutor each week. You will have opportunities to get answers to any questions throughout the course.

Other websites:

Tutor will recommend appropriate websites.

Funding

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Fees and funding

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Additional Costs

Books and resources will be recommended by tutor. They will come at an additional cost.

Interview Instructions

You are not required to have an interview to gain access to this course.

Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirments for this course.