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Gui­tar for Begin­ners — Part-time

Course outline

The focus of this course is to learn to play the acoustic guitar.

The course is designed to allow absolute beginners to learn how to play the guitar in a group setting.

Each week we will aim to learn 2 chords and play a simple song using these chords. You will learn basic strumming patterns, all of the open chords and build up a repertoire of easy to play songs from various music genres.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Thursday 8th September 2022

End: Thursday 13th October 2022

Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C039560 / Q039561

Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Thursday 5th January 2023

End: Thursday 9th February 2023

Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C040424 / Q040425

Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: Thursday 20th April 2023

End: Thursday 25th May 2023

Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Day: Thursday

Tuition fee: £67.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C040427 / Q040428

Qualification

College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+ and have a good standard of spoken and written English as you will be required tp complete a mandatory course workbook (Individual Learning Plan) each week, with the support of the course tutor.

Teaching & assessment

Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete a short workbook and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.

Progression

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Information will be made available about other course opportunities at Nottingham College and you will have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid their next steps.

Additional information

You must have your own acoustic guitar and be willing to practice at home in between classes. You may also wish to buy a plectrum or pick, a guitar tuner and guitar strap.