Course Overview

Applications are now open for the 6-week Rap & Hip-Hop online short course.

Our Hip Hop, Rap & Beat-making course explores creating your own songs, lyrics, and exploring various production methods around beat making.

The course covers all the essentials and is a great starting point for those seeking to develop their skills and receive advice, guidance and input from industry professionals.

Our course has been developed in partnership with award-winning Scottish Hip Hop artist, Steg G.

By the end of this course, you will have developed skills in lyric writing and songwriting techniques, music theory basics, and production techniques with use of industry-standard production equipment and software. 

Our course is SQA accredited. On successful completion, you will receive a SQA National Progression Award (NPA) in “Music Performance”. 

What are you waiting for? As this is a FREE course, spaces are very limited, so don’t wait around and miss out.

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You Will Learn
  • Songwriting techniques
  • Lyric writing
  • Music theory basics
  • Production techniques on industry-standard equipment
  • Performing Music 
  • Live Performance 
  • Creative Project 
Course Details


  • For beginners/intermediates 
  • Taught over 6 weekends
    • Classes on Saturdays only
    • Starts Saturday 15th January
    • Ends Sunday 20th February
    • Performances will take place on the final day, Sunday 20th February
  • All classes take place online via Microsoft Teams
  • Classes will take place 10pm-5pm on each course day

*class times may be subject to change



To complete this course and receive your qualification, you must attend all classes.

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  • Level: Beginner / Intermediate (must be aged 14 or over)
  • Length: 6 weekends (Saturday classes only)
  • Fees: Free To Scottish Residents
  • Study Locations: Online

Audition & Interview

How To Apply

Apply to attend a course via the link below.