Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer

Builds, repairs and restores musical instruments, and modifies and tunes them to owners' specifications.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $40,784
Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 200

What does a Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer do?

  • designing and making musical instruments and instrument parts using specially selected materials and techniques similar to those used in cabinetmaking, metal pipe making, silversmithing and wood carving
  • tuning and repairing musical instruments

Specialisations

  • Piano Tuner

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making and Repair
Certificate III in Musical Instrument Making and Maintenance