Advanced Guitar Lessons

Course Overview

Welcome to our Advanced Guitar Lessons, perfect for anyone looking to develop their guitar playing skills to a Stage 4 level!

If you are familiar with guitar fundamentals this course is tailored to take your musical expertise to the next level, delving into chord and scale construction, reading chord charts and rhythm.

Completing the course will equip you with the ability to play accompaniments and melodies for several songs, equipped with skills adaptable to various musical settings. Showcasing your skills, the final session offers the opportunity to present your chosen piece to the group..

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

Topics include:
  • Reading chord charts
  • Chord and scale construction
  • Understanding rhythm

Course outcome

By the end of the course you will be able to play chordal accompaniment and melodies to several entire songs. You will have the knowledge to apply these skills to a variety of musical settings. Students have the opportunity to practice the application of new skills on a piece of music of their own choosing. This will be presented to the group in the final week.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

Students need to be familiar with the essential fundamentals of guitar playing and have completed a minimum of 12 months' tuition.

What you need to provide

  • Students will need their own acoustic guitar for this class.

Other information

  • This is a group class. Material is presented using a combination of written and played musical examples. You will play individually and in small groups. Feedback will be provided individually and to the group as a whole.
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits supplied for face-to-face classes

Class details

Start Date11 May 2024
End Date06 July 2024
Time9:30am - 11:30am
TutorMohamed Emam


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.