Online Guitar Courses

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Looking to finesse your technique? Interested in a popular style – like the blues? Or eager to flex your electric guitar skills? You’ll learn it all on our expert-led Elevate courses for guitar.

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      Finally, you’ll explore areas like performance and production. Whether you choose the Ace Guitar Academy Blues Guitar Styles, Blues Rhythm Guitar or Essential Blues Guitar Expert Track, your studies will be fully supported by online modules and resources from ICMP Elevate music professionals, helping you deepen your interest and develop your talents.

      Here what our students say

      Rob O.

      Ace Guitar Academy

      “I loved the logical approach, the simplicity and the examples used to teach chords, strumming, licks, picking..It just made me a better guitarist and opened my mind to a whole musical universe”

      Anthony S.D.

      Blues Rhythm Guitar

      “I learnt so much from this course! For me it not only gave me the basics but the confidence to try some of the tips and ‘tricks’ which work just great. I’d say this is a must if you want to be a confident and serious guitar player. On saying that it’s also great if you just want to play along with tracks or by yourself.”

      Jorge G.

      Blues Guitar Styles

      “Very good course. I’m developing my blues phrasing above what I expected.”


      • Did Ace write the Ace Guitar Academy course?

        Yes, he did. The Ace Guitar Academy was originally a book written by Ace which has since been adapted into a highly interactive online course and repeatedly revalidated. It’s packed full of guitar tips and music industry knowledge that Ace has picked up during his incredible career as guitarist and backing vocalist for British indie rock band, Skunk Anansie.

      • Does the Ace Guitar Academy course include song tutorials?

        Yes, absolutely. Ace will take you through over a dozen song tutorials on guitar, one step at a time.

      • Is the Ace Guitar Academy course only for electric guitarists?

        No. While Ace is an award-winning electric guitarist himself, meaning this is the perfect course for anyone looking for electric guitar tuition, the Ace Guitar Academy content focuses on all aspects of guitar playing and can be applied to both acoustic and electric guitars.

      • Do I need any previous experience to take the Ace Guitar Academy course?

        The Ace Guitar Academy is designed to be a foundational guitar experience. Completing this course will see you progress from beginner to intermediate level as a guitarist.

      • Which blues guitarists will we study on the Blue Guitar Styles course?

        The course covers all of the favourite blues guitar legends, including Freddie King, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker and many more!

      • What's the difference between the Blue Guitar Styles and the blues rhythm guitar course?

        The Blues Guitar Styles course takes you on an in-depth journey through blues guitar playing. Each chapter will explore a different blues guitar style and blues guitar legend, such as BB King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. You’ll learn tips and tricks throughout to help you explore their musical techniques so that you can begin incorporating some of their legendary blues guitar playing into your own music.

      • Is the Blues Guitar Styles a beginner course?

        This course suitable for foundation to lower intermediate level players. So a little more intermediate-level than our Blues Rhythm Guitar course. If you’re not sure which option is best for you, why not purchase our blues guitar course bundle to support your ongoing blues guitar journey?

      • Does the Blues Guitar Styles course include backing tracks?

        Yes. This course includes a range of backing tracks for you to download and play along to – much like our Blues Rhythm Guitar course. You’ll also receive a range of case studies and lead sheets to support your blues guitar learning journey.

      • I'm a beginner guitarist. Is this Blues Rhythm Guitar Course too advanced for me?

        No, not at all. If you’re interested in learning blues guitar, this course is the perfect place to start. While it does require some basic knowledge of how to play the guitar, you’ll cover the foundations of blues guitar playing techniques so can take your studies one step at a time.

      • Will I be able to participate in blues jams after this course?

        Yes – this course was specifically designed with this goal in mind! Once you’ve finished studying the course modules, you’ll be a capable blues guitarist able to take part in any blues jam you come across!


        If you have any questions about your course, please send an email to We aim to respond to all emails within 24 hours – if not sooner! You can also call our admissions team on 020 7328 0222


        Once you’ve completed all your course lessons, you’ll be awarded a certificate found on your dashboard page, which you can download and share.


        Yes – you absolutely do! ICMP Elevate courses are designed to be revisited, so you can reuse the course material to practice, develop and continue to improve. As long as you have an account with us, you’ll have access to all the courses you’ve purchased.

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