At the Eastern School of Fretted Instrument Repair, we do everything in our power to ensure that when you leave our school, you leave prepared to work. Our program offers more than just with a certificate and a handshake, it offers you an in depth understanding of the lutherie trade. At the Eastern School of Fretted Instrument Repair, we believe in results and we guarantee you’ll see them.
Ever wanted to make a living repairing guitars and other fretted instruments?
We teach our students not only how to repair guitars, but how to form and run their own guitar repair business.
Students receive a hands-on experience inside of a working guitar repair shop staffed with professional guitar repair techs who have over 20 years of professional experience in the industry.
We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming semester.
Download the application to learn more about attending ESFIR by visiting our Prospective Students section.
Sept 14th 2015 – Fall Term Start
Feb 8th 2016 – Spring Term Start
Sept 12th 2016 – Fall Term Start
Feb 13th 2017 – Spring Term Start
*Approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training.
Our curriculum is laid out in weekly blocks. Each week, students will learn and practice the assigned skill set with a bench test given at the end of the week.
Students will learn
• Electric & Acoustic Guitar Set Ups
• Neck Settings
• “Bridge Doctors”
• Floyd Rose Locking Systems
The Eastern School of Fretted Instrument Repair has been approved by the NJ Board of Education, NJ Department of Labor, & the NJ State Approving Agency for Veterans Training!
Learn more about the Guitar Repair School at RepairGuitar.com.