This course teaches you how to make a guitar, including different construction methods and different styles of instrument. You'll also learn key guitar repair skills, such as how to re-fret, and work on projects from making ukuleles to electric guitars. The course may include visits to auctions, museums, and instrument collections to help build up your knowledge on the development and history of guitars.

Topics include:

  • Alternative construction methods
  • Setting up
  • Finishing


You'll need to source and buy materials for your projects throughout the course - your tutor will advise you on this.


The tutor will give you feedback throughout your course.

Entry Requirements

You will need some experience in guitar making and repair or to have attended our guitar making and repair - beginners course.

Next Steps

Set up your own business as a guitar maker and repairer. You could also re-enrol on this course if you are still completing a guitar project or want to perfect your techniques.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

Fee reductions for adult short courses