Novice is defined as someone who understands how to read tablature, hold their instrument comfortably in their laps, strum back and forth, play a few drone-melody songs, and know 4-6 chords. This person is beyond new-beginner material, but may still be slow at reading tab and learning new songs. 

SKILL LEVEL

SESSION

JAN 3 - FEB 8 : SESSION 1
FEB 28 - APR 5 : SESSION 2
APR 25 - MAY 31 : SESSION 3
JUL 18 - AUG 23 : SESSION 4
OCT 24 - NOV 29 : SESSION 5