Singing for Pleasure

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

This course will provide an encouraging environment and opportunity to start singing or begin again.

Course Content

Your course sessions will be practical and fun and include many opportunities for singing while also introducing you to topics such as:
• Developing awareness of technique
• Improving and developing your singing and repertoire
• Performing within a singing group
• Introduction to music theory

You will cover lots of different styles from pop, folk, jazz, African chants, musicals, part songs etc – the final selection of songs will depend on the interests of the learners and changes each term.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

All you need to bring is a desire to sing.

First Class Requirements

Notebook and pencil.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance throughout the course will help you gain maximum benefit from the course.

Assessment Methods

There is no formal assessment on this course although you will be able to identify individual goals and later reflect on your development. Your tutor will assess your learning and progress through the practical nature of the classes.

Further Study Options

You may wish to progress to further courses at RACC in singing or be inspired to explore more of our practical music courses.

Additional Information

As a result of the government’s closure of schools and colleges, some of our courses will be delivered through remote learning including video conferencing, (using Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our learning resource team on We are here to help you.

Your course will include some opportunities for performances in college events throughout the year

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email