The Pirate DJ Academy

From absolute beginner to club performer, learn to mix with our vastly experienced tutors.


Community of 60,000+ musicians

Group Courses or 1-on-1 Tuition

Available across the UK

For more information, get in touch on 0121 679 5681 or via

How it works:

  1. Find the course most suited to your needs below
  2. Select your course at checkout and securely pay
  3. Provide your details (location, preferred genre etc) by replying to the 'Thank You' email
  4. That’s it! The Academy team will be in touch ASAP to confirm your booking

For more information, click the orange diamond at the bottom right of your screen or check out our FAQs here.

DJ Courses

1-on-1 tuition over three hours or a full day. Available at all UK and US Pirate Studios locations.

Beginner course

(3 hours)

Curious about DJing but unsure where to begin? Our Beginner course is the perfect introduction.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use pro Pioneer DJ equipment
  • Beat match two tracks together
  • Understand basic equalising
  • Combine the two to create a balanced mix

Price: £150

Intermediate course

(3 hours)

Know the basics but want to be more confident with your skills? Our Intermediate course is just the ticket.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Organise your music efficiently using Rekordbox, playlists and more
  • Employ advanced EQing in the mix
  • Use basic effects such as filter and dub echo
  • Combine beat matching, EQing and effects to create a balanced mix

Price: £150

Advanced course

(3 hours)

Want to hone your craft as a unique DJ? Get club-ready with our Advanced course.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Mix in key using harmonic mixing and the Camelot Wheel
  • Employ different creative mixing styles
  • Use advanced CDJ techniques such as hot cues and loops
  • Combine beat matching and EQing with advanced CDJ techniques

Price: £150

Full day course

(7 hours)

  • Comprehensive coverage of Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced skills
  • Learn beatmatching, EQs, effects, industry tips and more
  • Ideal for learners looking for quick, extensive progress
  • Free refreshments and snacks

Price: £375

DJ Tutoring

1-hour session on any aspect of DJing of your choosing. Ideal as a ‘refresher’ either solo or in a group. Available in all UK and US locations.

Single lesson DJ tuition

(1 hour)

  • One-on-one tuition tailored to your specific needs
  • Perfect for learners looking to focus on certain aspects of DJing

Price: £60

Group DJ tuition

(1 hour)

  • Affordable pricing available for more than 1 person
  • Perfect for friends of similar skill level
  • Available in select locations

Price: £50

Corporate Classes

DJ Academy’s bespoke corporate classes are perfect for colleagues and businesses looking for an exciting and original team-building experience. Learn the basics of DJing in an inclusive, beginner-friendly environment with our experienced tutors at your nearest Pirate Studios site.

To enquire, please get in touch on 0121 679 5681, at or fill in the application form using the ‘Enquire Now’ button below.