The Pirate DJ Academy

Learn to mix & blend your favourite tracks with our vastly experienced, professional tutors. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to hone your live performance we’ve got you covered.


Community of 60,000+ musicians

Group Courses or 1-on-1 Tuition

Available in various locations

Learn from our expert DJ tutor team

The Pirate Studios DJ Academy tutors share over 20 years of experience between them, with illustrious DJ careers taking them all over the world. Learn the tricks of the trade from the best tutors in the business.

Mix in state-of-the-art DJ studios

Our DJ studios are kitted out with the best Pioneer decks money can buy. Learn to mix on the industry standard CDJ 2000 NXS 2, and apply your skills to every professional club setup in the world.

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Group tuition and 1-on-1 tutoring tailored to your needs

We offer an array of courses, taught in small groups or 1-to-1, to suit all levels of DJ looking to start learning the craft or improve existing skills.

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Real life gig opportunities await DJ academy students

The Pirate Studios DJ Academy features its very own talent roster and booking agency. Upon completion of courses, students may be offered real life gigs from our partner promoters and festivals.

Build your online presence with unique, expert insight

Every superstar DJ started from scratch. From social media strategy to PR advice, we'll help you optimise your musical identity for maximum exposure.

DJ Courses

Available in all UK locations

Beginner course

(3 hours)

  • Beat matching
  • Basic equalising
  • Track/dance music structure

Price: £150

Intermediate course

(3 hours)

  • Basic effects
  • Set building
  • Track selection
  • Advanced equalising

Price: £150

Advanced course

(3 hours)

  • Harmonic mixing
  • Advanced CDJ techniques
  • Pioneer DJM effects
  • Industry advice

Price: £150

Full day course

(7 hours)

  • Available for beginners, intermediate through to advanced
  • Ideal for learners looking for quick, extensive progress
  • Free refreshments and snacks

Price: £375

1-on-1 DJ Tutoring

Available in all UK locations

Single lesson DJ tuition

(1 hour)

  • One-to-one tuition tailored to you specific needs
  • Available in select locations

Price: £60

Group DJ tuition

(1 hour)

  • Affordable pricing available for more than 1 person
  • Available in select locations

Price: £50

Bespoke classes

We also offer corporate and bespoke packages. To enquire, please get in touch at: