Pioneering Theatre, Music and Community Arts
In Wolverhampton from 1980 to 2013
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Basic Skills in Literacy
Pioneering Music in the West Midlands
Zip Rockschool has recently developed an innovative Music Basic Skills programme. Delivered in partnership with the Black Country Learning and Skills Council and accredited by the Open College Network this course has achieved great success in improving literacy standards amongst young people who have fallen out of mainstream provision.
This exciting new training opportunity delivers an accredited literacy qualification
in the context of a hands-
The course is delivered primarily at Zip Rockschool's professional sound studio, utilising industry standard recording equipment and software in a disciplined working environment. Zip's team of music tutors are trained in delivering basic skills and are highly experienced in working with a variety of disaffected groups.
The course has been written and developed by the Rockschool with LSC funding to deliver the national qualification in Literacy Entry Level 3 through the medium of music.
IT skills are also incorporated into the training programme in various forms. When
working in the Rockschool's professional standard multi-