Guitar Making

There are opportunities in the guitar making industry in Victoria and with independent makers nationally. NCAT consults with industry and has established relationships with Maton Guitars, Cole Clark Guitars & many independent instrument makers. The college also has a relationship the Australian Music Association (the National Retailer’s Association).

There are two levels of Instrument Making and Repair offered at NCAT: Certificate III VET in schools & Certificate IV.

A career in guitar making is possible by studying Musical Instrument Making and Repair at NCAT. We offer the only qualification of its kind in Australia
The 22306VIC Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making and Repair course covers both traditional and emerging digital technologies. Opportunities are available in the guitar industry, practicing repair or instrument set up, manufacture and design. Programs cover traditional woodcraft and manufacturing techniques.

Certificate IV Musical Instrument Making and Repair student making an electric guitar