Teacher Certificate Pipe Band Drumming
1. Candidates must hold an RSPBA Advanced Certificate in Drumming; an RSPBA Intermediate Certificate in Drumming plus the Pipe Band Studies Certificate; or a PDQB Level 4 Certificate Pipe Band Drumming National Progression Award Scottish Pipe Band Drumming: SCQF Level 6 plus the Pipe Band Studies Certificate.
2. Candidates must have the ability to:
- a. Teach classes and individuals,
b. Recognise basic faults and to correct them,
c. Explain movements clearly and concisely and correct mistakes quickly
d. Instil proper methods of practice in pupils
e. Maintain a pupil’s interest throughout a lesson
3. Assessment of Teaching Skills
The following assessment criteria should be met within 12 months.
Candidates will be assessed by a nominated Assessor on the delivery of four lessons.
The lessons should be as follows:
a. Workshop topic to be agreed with the Assessor
b. Individual lesson
c. Group lesson
d. Pipe Band history lesson
For each lesson candidates must prepare a lesson plan, which will also be assessed.
Candidates must maintain a diary to record 20 hours of teaching lessons and demonstrate delivery of teaching to varying ability levels from beginner to advanced.