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Play the guitar

14th January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Play the Guitar

Unit Code: LH52CY007
Level: Two
Credit Value: 6
Unit ID: BZP464
Sector: 9.1

Purpose and Aim

To develop skills for playing the guitar.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will

Assessment Criteria

The learner can

1. Know the different types of guitars.
1.1 Describe the difference between types of guitars.
2. Be able to tune a guitar and keep the instruments in good condition.
2.1 Tune a guitar using an electric tuner.
2.2 Tune guitar by ear or by relative tuning.
2.3 Keep the guitar and strings in good condition.
3. Be able to play a number of different styles of songs on guitar.
3.1 Play songs on a guitar as part of a group.
3.2 Use a variety of rhythm patterns.
3.3 Play a variety of chord sequences.
4. Be able to play a series of major and minor chords on a guitar.
4.1 Play in a variety of keys using a variety of chords.

Assessment Methods:

There are no prescribed assessment methods for this unit. Assessments used should be fit for purpose for the unit and learners, and generate evidence of achievement for all the assessment criteria.

Assessment Information:

AC 3.1 A minimum of 4 different styles of songs for example folk, rock, pop etc.
AC 4.1 The chords should include:
 • A Major
 • A Minor
 • B Major
 • B Minor
 • C Major
 • C & C# Minor • D Minor
 • E Major
 • E Minor
 • F Major
 • F & F# Minor
 • G Major
 • G Minor
 • Plus the 7th chords to the above.

If not specifically stated in the assessment information, a plural statement in any assessment criterion means a minimum of two.

Assessor Requirements:

There is no information regarding specific assessor requirements for this unit. Centres should select assessors who are trained in assessment, and who have subject specific competence to assess at this level.

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14th January 2020
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