The Foundation Woodwind Making and Repair programme has been designed for students who wish to pursue a career in woodwind instrument repair but don't yet meet the entry requirements to join the BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Woodwind Making and Repair) course.
This one-year, full-cost, Foundation course can provide students with the opportunity to develop the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress onto the Level 6 Bachelor's degree - preparing them for progression or employment.
Students are introduced to the basic elements of woodwind instrument repair and explore the skills, techniques and working practices required to diagnose faults.
Coursework is 'hands-on', however, students can also gain an understanding of the theories associated with wind instrument construction.
Students can receive support with study skills in preparation for access to the BA (Hons) course in Woodwind Making and Repair.
Applications to this course are made directly to the College.
Students will need to demonstrate commitment to the subject and some practical craft or woodworking experience is desirable. A good command of spoken and written English is also essential. The qualification is not available to learners from outside the UK. You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or individual who can support your application).
There is no exam. Coursework is all internally assessed and verified. The qualification is designed to provide access and preparation for the BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Woodwind Making and Repair) course.
Details will be given at interview.
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