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Find a Guitar Teacher

RGT publishes a directory of registered electric, acoustic, classical, jazz guitar teachers and bass teachers in the UK and overseas.

A good guitar teacher can save you years of struggling, by showing you how to do things the best way from the start.

So, whether you want to learn electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar or bass guitar...to find a registered guitar tutor in your area use our find a guitar teacher page.


Get Graded

RGT organises internationally recognised guitar examinations in electric, rock, acoustic, jazz, classical and bass guitar - from total beginner to Diploma level - in partnership with London College of Music Exams (one of the world's most respected music examination boards, established since 1887) and certificated by the University of West London.

From Grade One onwards, RGT graded and diploma exams are regulated by Ofqual (Ofqual), and UCAS points are available for grades 6-8.


Graded Exams:   Electric, Rock, Acoustic, Bass, Classical

Performance Awards:   Electric, Rock, Acoustic, Bass

Diplomas:   Electric Performance, Jazz Performance, Teaching


RGT also offers a range of Graded Exams and Performance Awards in Ukulele Playing.


Find more exams on the guitar examination page.


Guitar Teachers

If you teach electric guitar, acoustic guitar, classical guitar, rock guitar, jazz guitar or bass guitar then RGT is the organisation for you.

For more information on the benefits of becoming a member of RGT and to find out how you can become a registered guitar teacher, see the Join RGT page.


Guitar Books, Downloads and Software

BooksForGuitar.com is the recommended website to purchase all the RGT examination handbooks. The site also contains supplementary material ideal for use whether taking an exam or not.

Selected handbooks and additional study material can be downloaded as pdfs and mp3s from DownloadsForGuitar.com.


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News and Events

3 more seminars

As well as the seminars already announced for this month's Guitar Teachers Conference, 3 more seminars have just been added to the programme: 'Acoustic Blues Guitar', 'Finding the musical source', 'NLP and music'. more....

2014 Guitar Tutors Conference

"The event of the year for anyone who teaches guitar." more....

Ukulele Exams – coming soon

Fully-accredited graded exams for ukulele are soon to be released by RGT more....

Diploma Video

Merv Young presents a video which looks in detail at the rhythm improvisation component of the DipLCM Electric Guitar Performance Diploma. This video is now available for general viewing. more...

Rock Guitar exams

RGT has released a series of specialist rock guitar graded exams, enabling guitar students to gain accredited qualifications for performing some of the most popular rock guitar tracks of all time. more...

Jazz Guitar Performance Diplomas

RGT has just released a range of specialist Performance Diplomas for jazz guitar players. more....

Post Grade 8 Performance Diplomas available for Electric Guitarists

RGT has launched a range of electric guitar Performance Diplomas specifically for rock, pop and blues guitarists, giving electric guitarists the structure by which to develop performance skills and techniques to a truly professional level. more.

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