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Certificate in Musical Teaching

Instrument Teacher Training Programme.


qualification in

music teaching the

Belfast Music

Academy Ltd way.

Guaranteed job offer on

successful completion*

--see below

Quick Facts:

Mode: Part-Time

Duration: 3 Months – 1 Year

Benefits: See Below

Cost: See Below

Assessment: No Exams – continuous assessment during course

Attendance: Part Time 1 hour per week

Entrance Requirements: See Below.

In a Nutshell

This Part-Time programme takes musicians (mainly in guitar and keyboards,

but drums and bass are considered), and trains them to be professional

music teachers in their chosen instrument. Upon successful completion of the

course, you will be up to the standard to teach professionally for the Belfast

Music Academy, and you will be offered a position with us to teach your

instrument*. The course lasts from 3 months to 1 year depending on your

level upon starting. Attendance is 1 hour per week, so that you can fit this

programme around your current commitments.


This programme will introduce you to the way teaching is done in Belfast Music

Academy, and how you can be a real tutor within 3 months to 1 year of


Upon Successful completion you will get

-A guaranteed job offer* with an average starting salary of £19000**

-Valuable Experience in teaching your instrument.

-Increased communication skills

Course Content

-Communication Skills for teaching Music

-Teaching at all levels

-Teaching for all ages

We teach all of these.

It's not a one-size fits all approach to music-teaching that we offer.

We tailor the programme for your needs.


You will be simulating lessons in the context of your course. So it means that

you will be constantly assessed. When you are ready then you will pass the

course. We are looking to create high-level-professionals.

After the Course:

The course lasts between 3 months to 1 year depending on your level upon


Upon successful completion of the course, you will be offered a role in the

company as a Music Instructor. Starting wage is approx £19000**

The Cost:

This is an investment in yourself.

Because sometimes people find it difficult to pay in full at the start of their

course, we offer a monthly payment option, so that it takes away the difficulty

in paying for your course.

The cost is £175 per month.

Considering that the minimum time frame in which the course can be completed

is 3 months, you could be a fully trained music teacher, with a guaranteed job*

making a starting wage of £19000 per year** with the only outlay being £525,

which is amazing! Especially when you consider that Universities can charge you

more than £3200 per year!***

We are very proud of our £175 per month price, and know that at this price it

will be very well subscribed.

Entry Requirements

--You must be a competent musician in one of the following instruments

  • Guitar
  • Keyboards/Piano
  • Bass
  • Drums

--You must have a grasp of Rock Music and other forms of modern music.

See the rest of this website for an idea of the kind of music that we teach.

--You must be 18 or older

--You must have a real desire to be a music teacher

If you are unsure if your ability as a musician is at the level that we require,

we'd be happy to assess you! Just contact us using our form.


Just fill in the blanks, and hit send! If you're unsure of anything, just leave that

Field blank!

Your Teacher-Training Course Application Form:

(1) Which instrument do you play/teach?

(2) Do you have a secondary instrument? *if so, what is it?

(3) What are your musical influences?

(4) Do you have any music qualifications? If so, please list them here:

(5) If you answered "yes" or "no" to question 4, please tell us about your playing experience, and any areas of specialty you may have.

(6) Please Use this space to tell us any other details that you feel are relevant.

Your Details .... (1) Your Name

(2) Your Contact Number

(3) Your Email


*Guaranteed Job Offer:

Based upon availability. We will need teachers for our planned expansion and

opening of branches. The timing of your job offer is based upon the timing of

our branch openings and expansion. We endeavour to offer you full time work,

but you may be asked to accept part time work. The work is self-employed.

See income disclaimer. More information is available on this by contacting us.

*Income Disclaimer:

The £19000 per annum figure is based upon 52 weeks per year at 40 hours per

week at the rate of £9:13 per hour. As you will be self employed – working for

the Belfast Music Academy, your income may vary, and we may give you a

higher hourly rate than the above quoted at our discretion. Please also note

that the above does not take into account holidays taken. More information is

available on this by contacting us.

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