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Guitar Making (Advanced) Level 3

Level 3

Key Facts

Level:Level 3

Full-time/part-time:Full time

Duration: Daytime/working hours

Start Date:1st August 2017

Location:Newark Campus

Course Code:SPN0051AA1

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If you want to pursue a career as a luthier then this is an excellent place to start. This course will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of guitar making. This course enables you to reach an advanced standard, consolidating your experience and skills.
Upon successful completion you will be able to progress into employment as a luthier.
During this course you will study, both theoretically and practically: building classical and steel stringed guitars incorporating more complex techniques; learning alternative methods of constructing the sound box; making neck joints; creating complex rosette designs; other features of a professional standard instrument; basic repair techniques and development of the guitar and manufacturing specialist hand tools used in guitar making – this work will complete the Level 2 Performance Engineering Operations qualification.

You will need to already hold either a Level 2 Cabinet Making or Level 2 Guitar Foundation qualification. Those with equivalent woodworking experience will also be considered. A good command of spoken and written English is also essential and those from outside the UK and EU must also have a qualification in English at or above level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages in order to apply for a Tier 4 student visa.
You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is through practical work.
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