Certificate in Beginners Guitar Solo Online Course

Learn How to Play Lead Guitar

Certificate in Beginners Guitar Solo Online Course

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Learn How to Play Lead Guitar 

Accelerate your guitar solo playing the right way and be amazed at how quickly you can start to solo. We make it easy to develop each technique with all the skills broken down to their very basic form, even if you’ve never played lead guitar before, think it might be too hard or just want to fill the gaps in your guitar solo playing.

You’ll learn how to play lead guitar solos straight away with our proven step-by-step teaching method. You’ll sound like you’ve been playing guitar for years as you tear through all the basic licks, with no repetitive exercises you can apply all the techniques you learn to improvising and constructing your own guitar solos. Don’t waste time searching the internet, with every technique a beginner guitarist needs on the one easy to navigate site. You will discover the secrets to playing your favourite guitar solos andunderstand all the basic theory behind the techniques.

With these lead guitar lessons, you’ll never feel rushed, get stuck or find a new skill too hard, with an easy to follow arrow, close-ups of both hands and onscreen tabs, scales and chord charts you get everything in one spot.

We have the most comprehensive beginners lead guitar lessons online today. We show you the right way the 1st time. You can learn how to play lead guitar at your own speed with access 24/7 on all devices. So, come and join 1000’s of students learning how to play lead guitar the right way and getting better results than ever before.

By the end of this course, you will learn  :

  • All 5 Minor Pentatonic Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • Basic slides up and down the neck 
  • Hammer on and pull offs (legato) 
  • All 5 Major Pentatonic Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • How to use all the skills in their playing 
  • How to read the tab for all the techniques 
  • Correct hand placement for all the techniques 
  • Standard bends 
  • Bends and releases 
  • Pre-bends 
  • Licks 
  • All 5 Blues Scales 
  • Basic Tapping 
  • Basic Improvising 
  • How to use your whammy bar 
  • Vibrato 
  • All 5 Pentatonic Octave Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • Basic 3 String Sweeps

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Guitar Solo
  2. Comprehensive 14 module Certificate in Beginners Guitar Solo Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Guitar experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Level 1 - 1st and 2nd Position Minor Pentatonic Scales,Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 1 - Beginners Lead Course
  • Em Pentatonic 1st Position - Scales
  • Em Pentatonic 2nd Position - Scales
  • Forward slides ex 1
  • Forward slides ex 2
  • what is Legato, what you need to know and left and right hand
  • How to read the tab and ex 1 - Legato
  • Legato ex 2
  • Legato ex 3
  • Conclusion to Level 1 - Beginners Lead

Level 2 - 3rd and 4th Position Pentatoinc Scales, Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 2 - Beginners Lead
  • Em Pentatonic 3rd Position - Scales
  • Em Pentatonic 4th Position - Scale
  • Forward Slides ex 3
  • Forward Slides ex 4
  • Legato ex 4
  • Legato ex 5
  • Conclusion to Level 2 - Beginners Lead

Level 3 - 5th position Pentatonic Scale, Backward Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 3 - Beginners Lead
  • Em Pentatonic 5th Position - Scales
  • Best way to practice the Pentatonic Scales - Scales
  • How the Pentatonic Scales Relate - Scales
  • Backward slides ex 1
  • Backward slides ex 2
  • Up and back slides ex 1
  • Legato ex 6
  • Legato ex 7
  • Conclusion to Level 3 - Beginners Lead

Level 4 - Major Pentatonic Scales, how to change keys and pull offs

  • Introduction to level 4 – Beginners Lead
  • G major pentatonics – Scales
  • A visual look at the minor and major pentatonic scales
  • How to change keys with the pentatonic scales
  • How to read the tab and exercise 1 for pull offs – Legato
  • Pull off ex 2 – Legato
  • Pull off ex 3 – Legato
  • Conclusion to level 4 – Beginners Lead

Level 5 - Pull offs, standard bends, bends and releases and pre bends

  • Introduction to level 5 – Beginners Lead
  • Pull offs ex 4 – Legato
  • Pull offs ex 5 – Legato
  • Pull offs ex 6 – Legato
  • Standard bends
  • Bends and release
  • Pre-Bends
  • Conclusion to Level 5 – Beginners Lead

Level 6 - Hammer ons and pull offs and your first licks

  • Introduction to level 6 – Beginners Lead
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 1 – Legato
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 2 – Legato
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 3 – Legato
  • Licks – Blues 1
  • Licks – Blues 2
  • Licks – Blues 3
  • Conclusion to level 6 – Beginners Lead

Level 7 - Hammer ons and pull offs, practical uses for legato, muting strings and licks

  • Introduction to level 7 – Beginners Lead
  • Hammer ons and pull offs ex 4 – Legato -
  • Hammer ons and pull offs ex 5 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 1 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 2 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 3 – Legato
  • Muting strings – Legato
  • Where you can hammer on and pull off
  • Licks – Blues ex 4,5
  • Licks – Blues ex 6, 7 & 8
  • Conclusion to Level 7 – Beginners Lead

Level 8 - 1st position Blues Scale, your first tapping exercises and how to read the tab and improvising

  • Introduction to level 8 – Beginners Lead
  • 1st position blues scale
  • What you need to know, what is, how to read – Tapping
  • Right and left hand placement – Tapping
  • Tapping ex 1 part 1
  • Reading tab 2 – Tapping
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 2 & 3
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 4 & 5
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 6 & 7
  • No theory part 1 – Improvising
  • No theory part 2 – Improvising
  • Conclusion to Level 8 – Beginners Lead

Level 9 - Tapping patterns and improvising

  • Introduction to level 9 – Beginners Lead
  • Tapping ex 2 Part 1
  • Tapping ex 2 Part 2
  • Tapping ex 2 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex 2 Parts 5, 6 & 7
  • No theory part 3 – Improvising
  • No theory part 4 – Improvising
  • No theory part 5 – Improvising
  • Conclusion to level 9 – Beginners Lead

Level 10 - All Blues Scales, tapping, whammy bar and vibrato

  • Introduction to level 10 – Beginners Lead
  • 2nd and 3rd position blues scales
  • 4th and 5th position blues scales 4mSubscribe
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 1
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 2 & 3
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 4, 5 & 6
  • Whammy bar
  • Vibrato 1
  • Vibrato 2
  • Conclusion to Level 10 – Beginners lead

Level 11 - 1st position Pentatonic Octave Scale, tapping and your first 3 string sweeps

  • Introduction to level 11 – Beginners Lead
  • 1st position pentatonic octave scale
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 1 & 2
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 5 & 6
  • What you need to know, what is a sweep, how to read the tab
  • 3 string sweep ex 1
  • 3 string sweep ex 2
  • 3 string sweep ex 3
  • Conclusion to Level 11 – Beginners Lead

Level 12 - All Pentatonic Octave Scales, tapping and 3 string sweeps

  • Introduction to Level 12 – Beginners Lead
  • 2nd and 3rd Position Pentatonic Octave Scales
  • 4th and 5th Position Pentatonic Octave Scales
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 1 & 2
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 5 & 6
  • 3 string sweep ex 1 pick up
  • 3 string sweep ex 2 pick up
  • 3 string sweeps ex 3 pick up
  • Conclusion to level 12 – Beginners Lead

Level 13 - 3 string sweeps picking up and down the strings

  • Introduction to Level 13 – Beginners Lead
  • 3 string sweeps up and down picking ex 1
  • 3 string sweeps up and down picking ex 2
  • Conclusion to Level 13 – Beginners Lead

Level 14 - 3 string sweeps with hammer ons and pull offs

  • Introduction to Level 14 – Beginners Lead
  • 3 string sweeps Ex 1 down picking and hammer ons and pull offs
  • 3 string sweeps Ex 2 down picking and hammer ons and pull offs
  • Conclusion to Beginners Lead

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn How to Play Lead Guitar 

Accelerate your guitar solo playing the right way and be amazed at how quickly you can start to solo. We make it easy to develop each technique with all the skills broken down to their very basic form, even if you’ve never played lead guitar before, think it might be too hard or just want to fill the gaps in your guitar solo playing.

You’ll learn how to play lead guitar solos straight away with our proven step-by-step teaching method. You’ll sound like you’ve been playing guitar for years as you tear through all the basic licks, with no repetitive exercises you can apply all the techniques you learn to improvising and constructing your own guitar solos. Don’t waste time searching the internet, with every technique a beginner guitarist needs on the one easy to navigate site. You will discover the secrets to playing your favourite guitar solos andunderstand all the basic theory behind the techniques.

With these lead guitar lessons, you’ll never feel rushed, get stuck or find a new skill too hard, with an easy to follow arrow, close-ups of both hands and onscreen tabs, scales and chord charts you get everything in one spot.

We have the most comprehensive beginners lead guitar lessons online today. We show you the right way the 1st time. You can learn how to play lead guitar at your own speed with access 24/7 on all devices. So, come and join 1000’s of students learning how to play lead guitar the right way and getting better results than ever before.

By the end of this course, you will learn  :

  • All 5 Minor Pentatonic Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • Basic slides up and down the neck 
  • Hammer on and pull offs (legato) 
  • All 5 Major Pentatonic Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • How to use all the skills in their playing 
  • How to read the tab for all the techniques 
  • Correct hand placement for all the techniques 
  • Standard bends 
  • Bends and releases 
  • Pre-bends 
  • Licks 
  • All 5 Blues Scales 
  • Basic Tapping 
  • Basic Improvising 
  • How to use your whammy bar 
  • Vibrato 
  • All 5 Pentatonic Octave Scales, how they relate and how to change keys 
  • Basic 3 String Sweeps

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Guitar Solo
  2. Comprehensive 14 module Certificate in Beginners Guitar Solo Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Guitar experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Level 1 - 1st and 2nd Position Minor Pentatonic Scales,Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 1 - Beginners Lead Course
  • Em Pentatonic 1st Position - Scales
  • Em Pentatonic 2nd Position - Scales
  • Forward slides ex 1
  • Forward slides ex 2
  • what is Legato, what you need to know and left and right hand
  • How to read the tab and ex 1 - Legato
  • Legato ex 2
  • Legato ex 3
  • Conclusion to Level 1 - Beginners Lead

Level 2 - 3rd and 4th Position Pentatoinc Scales, Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 2 - Beginners Lead
  • Em Pentatonic 3rd Position - Scales
  • Em Pentatonic 4th Position - Scale
  • Forward Slides ex 3
  • Forward Slides ex 4
  • Legato ex 4
  • Legato ex 5
  • Conclusion to Level 2 - Beginners Lead

Level 3 - 5th position Pentatonic Scale, Backward Slides and Legato

  • Introduction to Level 3 - Beginners Lead
  • Em Pentatonic 5th Position - Scales
  • Best way to practice the Pentatonic Scales - Scales
  • How the Pentatonic Scales Relate - Scales
  • Backward slides ex 1
  • Backward slides ex 2
  • Up and back slides ex 1
  • Legato ex 6
  • Legato ex 7
  • Conclusion to Level 3 - Beginners Lead

Level 4 - Major Pentatonic Scales, how to change keys and pull offs

  • Introduction to level 4 – Beginners Lead
  • G major pentatonics – Scales
  • A visual look at the minor and major pentatonic scales
  • How to change keys with the pentatonic scales
  • How to read the tab and exercise 1 for pull offs – Legato
  • Pull off ex 2 – Legato
  • Pull off ex 3 – Legato
  • Conclusion to level 4 – Beginners Lead

Level 5 - Pull offs, standard bends, bends and releases and pre bends

  • Introduction to level 5 – Beginners Lead
  • Pull offs ex 4 – Legato
  • Pull offs ex 5 – Legato
  • Pull offs ex 6 – Legato
  • Standard bends
  • Bends and release
  • Pre-Bends
  • Conclusion to Level 5 – Beginners Lead

Level 6 - Hammer ons and pull offs and your first licks

  • Introduction to level 6 – Beginners Lead
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 1 – Legato
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 2 – Legato
  • Hammer ons and pull off ex 3 – Legato
  • Licks – Blues 1
  • Licks – Blues 2
  • Licks – Blues 3
  • Conclusion to level 6 – Beginners Lead

Level 7 - Hammer ons and pull offs, practical uses for legato, muting strings and licks

  • Introduction to level 7 – Beginners Lead
  • Hammer ons and pull offs ex 4 – Legato -
  • Hammer ons and pull offs ex 5 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 1 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 2 – Legato
  • Practical uses for the hammer ons and pull offs ex 3 – Legato
  • Muting strings – Legato
  • Where you can hammer on and pull off
  • Licks – Blues ex 4,5
  • Licks – Blues ex 6, 7 & 8
  • Conclusion to Level 7 – Beginners Lead

Level 8 - 1st position Blues Scale, your first tapping exercises and how to read the tab and improvising

  • Introduction to level 8 – Beginners Lead
  • 1st position blues scale
  • What you need to know, what is, how to read – Tapping
  • Right and left hand placement – Tapping
  • Tapping ex 1 part 1
  • Reading tab 2 – Tapping
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 2 & 3
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 4 & 5
  • Tapping ex 1 Parts 6 & 7
  • No theory part 1 – Improvising
  • No theory part 2 – Improvising
  • Conclusion to Level 8 – Beginners Lead

Level 9 - Tapping patterns and improvising

  • Introduction to level 9 – Beginners Lead
  • Tapping ex 2 Part 1
  • Tapping ex 2 Part 2
  • Tapping ex 2 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex 2 Parts 5, 6 & 7
  • No theory part 3 – Improvising
  • No theory part 4 – Improvising
  • No theory part 5 – Improvising
  • Conclusion to level 9 – Beginners Lead

Level 10 - All Blues Scales, tapping, whammy bar and vibrato

  • Introduction to level 10 – Beginners Lead
  • 2nd and 3rd position blues scales
  • 4th and 5th position blues scales 4mSubscribe
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 1
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 2 & 3
  • Tapping ex 3 Part 4, 5 & 6
  • Whammy bar
  • Vibrato 1
  • Vibrato 2
  • Conclusion to Level 10 – Beginners lead

Level 11 - 1st position Pentatonic Octave Scale, tapping and your first 3 string sweeps

  • Introduction to level 11 – Beginners Lead
  • 1st position pentatonic octave scale
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 1 & 2
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex 4 Parts 5 & 6
  • What you need to know, what is a sweep, how to read the tab
  • 3 string sweep ex 1
  • 3 string sweep ex 2
  • 3 string sweep ex 3
  • Conclusion to Level 11 – Beginners Lead

Level 12 - All Pentatonic Octave Scales, tapping and 3 string sweeps

  • Introduction to Level 12 – Beginners Lead
  • 2nd and 3rd Position Pentatonic Octave Scales
  • 4th and 5th Position Pentatonic Octave Scales
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 1 & 2
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 3 & 4
  • Tapping ex5 Parts 5 & 6
  • 3 string sweep ex 1 pick up
  • 3 string sweep ex 2 pick up
  • 3 string sweeps ex 3 pick up
  • Conclusion to level 12 – Beginners Lead

Level 13 - 3 string sweeps picking up and down the strings

  • Introduction to Level 13 – Beginners Lead
  • 3 string sweeps up and down picking ex 1
  • 3 string sweeps up and down picking ex 2
  • Conclusion to Level 13 – Beginners Lead

Level 14 - 3 string sweeps with hammer ons and pull offs

  • Introduction to Level 14 – Beginners Lead
  • 3 string sweeps Ex 1 down picking and hammer ons and pull offs
  • 3 string sweeps Ex 2 down picking and hammer ons and pull offs
  • Conclusion to Beginners Lead

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 080FCBGS
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited Lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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