|Newark Woodwind Course, Part of Lincoln College.|
Making and Repairing Course
The course runs over a three year duration. During the first year students study for a Level 2 award supported by EDI. this is in Classical musical instrument technology, Woodwind Pathway, and incorporates skills in both the making and repairing of woodwind instruments.
During the second part of the course, years 2 and 3, students study for two Level 3 awards supported by EDI. One of these is Woodwind instrument making, the other is Woodwind instrument repair. During this period, students also have the option attaining the coveted "College Diploma" which is graded; pass, merit and distinction. One of the students from each year may also be awarded the woodwind cup, for outstanding achievement.
During the course students also study towards an EAL award in performing engineering operations (PEO). This is a mandatory part of the course and give the students an opportunity to use a well equipped engineering workshop in order to make some of the specialist tools they will need to carry out their trade as a woodwind instrument technician.
What we study
This is an approximate course outline year by year.