Musical Instrument Making & Repair

Musical Instrument Making & Repair

(Level 5)


QQI Creative Craft Level 5, Code 5M1981


This course offers the student the opportunity to learn how to make and repair a range of stringed and fretted musical instruments, acoustic and electric. The student will learn specialist woodworking skills and develop their creative abilities through designing their own instruments.



Code Title
5N15766 Musical Instrument Woodcraft
5N1365 Veneering and Marquetry
5N1456 Materials and Finishes
5N0784 Design Skills
5N1862 Drawing
5N0755 Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design
5N1611 The Internet
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience
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Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
Materials €100
QQI Fee €50
Student Services €250
Gov PLC Fee €200
TOTAL €600

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Entry requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


One year Full Time

Education Progression Opportunities

QQI Advanced Certificate in Art 6M4029

AL: AL605

CIT: CR125; CR127

We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.


Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment/self-employment opportunities in Musical Instrument Repair and Technology.

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