This course will teach you the basic mechanics and workings of the guitar. You will learn basic chords and melodies which will enable you to accompany some well-known tunes.
No - this is a non-accredited course.
The course is for between 12 and 24 weeks.
This course is for anyone who wants to learn the basics of playing an acoustic guitar using tablature (diagrams).
You won’t need experience of playing a guitar or of reading music for this course. The course involves a small amount of reading and numerical sequences, so you will need to have basic literacy and numeracy skills. You will have a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that it is suitable for you.
This course could lead to a course in playing acoustic guitar at Intermediate Level.
To ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your course you will need to attend all sessions, be punctual, and bring your guitar to each session.
You will need to bring your own acoustic 6 string guitar (strung for right handed, or left handed players as appropriate). If you are unsure about where to purchase, your tutor will advise you at the enrolment session.