• To get people involved in and explore their interest in steelpan culture.

  • To develop a consistent skills and knowledge arena for steelpan enthusiasts.

  • To promote the value of learning steelpan as an instrument.

  • To develop a learning agenda.

  • To build contacts and information networks.

  • To develop a model of good practice for sustainable learning.

  • To provide opportunities for students to develop their own abilities.

  • To improve the career prospects of young people by enhancing their skills and helping them to achieve nationally recognised qualifications.