Course Description

Build a classical guitar, electric guitar or mandolin under the expert direction of a master luthier. You will learn foundational skills in instrument making and assembly along with the opportunity to custom finish your instrument. The course load and difficulty will depend on your determination and interest in the course. This 4 week full time course is an intensive and hands on program to get as much done in the short time frame as possible. Your instrument may become your gateway to the concert stage, a career in instrument building, or a cherished, personal treasure played for your own pleasure.


You are required to purchase a guitar or mandolin kit (not included in tuition fee). Guitar or mandolin kit ordering information will be provided once registered. Please allow sufficient time to receive your kit upon registration.

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Unfortunately, this course is currently not open for enrollment or is in the process of being rescheduled. To be notified of the next available session, select Request Information below to be put on an interest list.


Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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