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Guitar Tech Course


The Ackworth Guitar Setups Guitar Setup/ Repair Course (1 Day) is the extention of our technician training programme, first introduced in 2020. This goes through all aspects of guitar setups.


Guitar Setups Training


This course includes the technical and manual experience of the following aspects of guitar maintainance:


  • Truss Rod Adjustment

  • Setting the Action of the instrument Cutting Nut slots to the correct depths.

  • Setting the pickup heights Intonating the instrument

  • Fret polishing

  • Restring and cleaning the instrument


Ackworth Guitar Setups courses encourage you to maintain your own instruments and is perfect for those who have no experience as full training and explanation is given.


Please note that we ask participants to bring up to 3 guitars with them to work on, on the day.


This course is ideal for those wishing to join the industry as a guitar repairer or guitar tech with touring bands. This course includes buffet lunch and drinks. All courses take place at the Ackworth Guitar Setups workshop in Scissett, Huddersfield.


Book your guitar repair workshop


If you are interested in book a place on the next guitar setups course, email us at



"I just wanted to thank you for a very nice day learning about guitar setups. I'm looking forward to putting what I've learned to good use!"

- Mario C.


"Thanks guys, the workshop was amazing! Thanks for the tools and the tshirt!"

- Simon S.


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