AW Music

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 66 Conc £No conc. Full £418 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Friday 10:00 - 12:00 10 MAC 28/09/2018 07/12/2018 DP1040
Friday 10:00 - 12:00 10 MAC 03/05/2019 12/07/2019 DP3040

What will the course cover?

The course will cover musical performance and all of the skills needed to succesfully perform to an audience. This will mainly be through singing, learning to sing well as well as playing as part of a band to accompany each of the songs learnt.

Who is the course for?

Learners with learning disabilities and disabilities who love music and enjoy singing or playing an instrument.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No previous knowledge or experience is needed.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Sing songs as part of a small group. Play simple rhythms and beats. Perform in front of an audience. Sing a solo song

How is the course organised?

Learners will have an interview before joining the class. Each session will include whole group work, individual work and pair/small group work. Tutors encourage independence and give support to each individual learner as appropriate.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Learners will be able to use their skills at home. Support workers may like to use techniques learnt in the class with learners at home to reinforce their learning.

How will my progress be assessed?

Your tutor will assess your starting point and develop your Individual Learning Plan. Throughout the course you will be assessed by your tutor and LSA against the course and your own personal goals. Evidence will be taken throughout the course including worksheets, photo’s and video’s. Learners will have the opportunity to evaluate their own work and that of the other learners.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Learners can continue with the class at the same level, move onto the Pre-Employment Skills project, progress to Employment based courses or onto Inclusive classes or mainstream provision.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No extra costs for the course but please bring in any music you want to listen to or sing

What support is available?

There is a Learning Support Assistant in every class to give special help where needed and support the tutor in class, along with learners own personal support if necessary. Specialist aids are also available such as hearing loops, roller-ball mice, large and keyboards. Makaton symbols and images are used where possible to help understanding. Senior Learning Support Assistants are available to support with enrolling, information, guidance and communicating with learners homes. Tutors who have the same learner will also work together to make sure all teaching and support is pulling the same way across all their classes