SHORT COURSES

Please note short courses are currently under review owing to Covid.

We hope to recommence in 2022

We offer short courses in a range of arts activities. Our usual accredited courses are below.

MUSIC

music production audio – (Level 2)

next course starts Autumn 2020

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For music courses call Paul Brewer on 020 7207 1786

PEER SUPPORT

preparing for ward visiting (Level 2)

next course starts Autumn 2020

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Founded in 2009, Canerows is our peer support service aimed at improving mental health care, particularly for people from BaME backgrounds

Our Ward Visitng team provide weekly visits to localmental health wards, offering supprt and discussing ways to improve their hospital experience.

Our Post Discharge Peer Support service provides additional support to eple in the months after they leave hospital.

Peer Workers will have themselves experienced mental ill health and have been in hospital and undergo accredited training for these roles as a requirement.

Anyone interested in  becoming a Ward Visitor should contact Mia Morris on 020 7207 1786.

We will contact you before your courses starts. Classes are small and friendly and most courses are practical with no exams or written assignments (except for the Ward Visiting Courses).

To find out more about start dates and to register your interest, please contact us

We also offer low-cost individual lessons in guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals and music production (unaccredited) – learn what you want at a pace that suits you.

Our unaccredited courses

We also offer low cost individual lessons in guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals and music production  (unaccredited) learn what you want at a pace that suits you!

We like to talk things through! Ring 020 7207 1786 or email staff@soundminds.co.uk

We will take your details and contact you before the course starts. Classes are small and friendly and most courses are quite practical – there are no ‘exams’ and no written assignments (except for the Ward Visiting Courses).

RECOGNISED PROVIDER OPEN COLLEGE NETWORK LONDON

Sound Minds has 10 years experience of designing, accrediting and delivering Open College Network courses.

Our course leaders are qualified teachers, experts in their field and practising musicians and filmmakers. 

Most units are at Level 2 (the same level as GCSEs). OCN credits are nationally recognised and former students have used awards of credit gained at Sound Minds to support university applications

Most courses are a couple of hours per week over 14 weeks. There are a limited number of free places available, subject to availability.

Sound Minds does not follow a termly pattern – courses start and finish all year round, so subscribe to our newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page to hear the latest news

Music tech courses are now taught on the latest Propellerheads Reason 9 software on Apple Macs. Sound Minds has been a fan of the innovative Propellerheads digital audio workstation since the beginning. It offers a low cost but extremely powerful music making system with an intuitive interface.

To find out more about start dates and to register your interest please email us or call 020 7207 1786.