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Musical Instrument Makers or Repairers build, repair and restore musical instruments, and modify and tune them to owners' specifications.


  • designs and makes musical instruments and instrument parts using specially selected materials and techniques similar to those used in cabinetmaking, metal pipe making, silver smithing and wood carving
  • tunes and repairs musical instruments.

To become a Musical Instrument Maker and Repairer

  • You can work as a Musical Instrument Maker or Repairer without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, a certificate III or IV in musical instrument making, maintenance and repair is usually required.

    Find a Certificate in Music Instrument Making and Repair

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