Full & Part Time Courses

About Us

Guitar Academy is an independent music tuition provider specialising in teaching Guitar, Bass and Piano. We are a well established business that offers one to one music tuition to all ages and abilities. We are also an accredited centre that offers full time and part time courses in contemporary music that provides recognised qualifications.

At Guitar Academy we pride ourselves on delivering great contemporary music tuition. We have helped many students embrace music for fun and establish careers within the music industry. Students have travelled internationally to come and learn at our independent school.

Our unique approach to teaching music makes lessons fun and rewarding, and tailored to all of our students learning needs. As an independent business we work with smaller cohorts to ensure a personalised and structured approach to learning.

Music Practitioners Courses (Level 2-3) Diplomas

Our full time and part time courses offer the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in key music industry disciplines and can be valuable to students of any age. If you have an interest in performing, song writing, music production or the business side of the industry we can offer the qualifications for you.

The Performance Diploma will help you master a range of professional-level skills that are needed to a successful gigging musician. Our qualifications can help you become a more skilled and knowledgeable musician.

Our courses provide a flexible, vocationally-relevant suite of popular music qualifications which will equip you with the skills to develop realistic employment opportunities in the music industry or to progress into Higher Education.

Creative Practitioners Course (Level 4)

Our Creative Practitioners Qualifications are a proven finishing pathway for aspiring industry professionals, offering specialist career-focused training for artists and entrepreneurs across the creative industries. They provide unrivalled practical training for learners and emerging artists wishing to develop their professional profile or begin a freelance career.

Our Creative Practitioners course will help you move forward in the music industry or into Higher Education. We provide a focused learning environment and cater your tuition to benefit your specific needs.

With many units to choose from spanning Performance, Technology, Composition and Business you have flexibility to cater your qualification to suit your strengths, interests and musicial background.

All our course modules have been created to mirror developments in the industry and to address the needs of the modern musician.


We also assist many students in getting a place within higher education establishments and employment within the industry. So whether you’re studying full time or part time. We have the facilities and expertise to help prepare you for audition, employment or help prepare your application to get your place on a Higher Education course.

Our Facilities

Our teaching rooms are fully equipped to deliver a high quality of tuition. We also have studio recording facilities for you to use and make your ideas a reality.

Our Tutors

All the team are experienced tutors and performing musicians all holding recognised qualifications in music and teaching. At Guitar Academy we have a wealth of experience to share and inspire learners.

Our Fees & Funding

Our full time courses will soon qualify for funding from a variety of sources. In the meantime please enquire for full information should you wish for your course to be funded. 

We also allow students to fund themselves and offer payment plans to help spread the cost of your course.

  • Level 2 - 3 Awards £2250 - 0r £187.50 a month over 12 months
  • Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma £7172 - or £597 a month over 12 months
  • Level 3 Diploma £7172 - or £597 a month over 12 months
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma £11356 - or £473 a month over 24 months

0% interest on course fees. First month up front required. Direct debit payment method. Subject to application.

If you wish to apply and have your course funded please state this on the initial application or contact us.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about our courses and your options as a learner then simply get in touch. We are happy to help and will provide you with everything you need to know. Our tuition as well as our service is tailored to help you.

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