Online Lessons

Online Tuition Using SkypeStep 1: Set-up Make sure your computer meets the requirements and that you have:

  • A personal computer with high enough specifications to run Skype Video.
  • Skype 4 (or above) installed on your computer.
  • A webcam, microphone and headphones (to avoid feedback).
  • A quiet room where you won't be disturbed for the duration of the lesson.
  • You'll need to have first tested your Skype Video connection to get the most out of your lesson. Skype have a guide on setting up video.

Step 2 Arrange payment and time
You can purchase an on-line lesson from The National Piping Centre shop by telephoning with your credit card details (for security reasons please do not send card details by e-mail) or by filling out the form below.
When we receive your booking form we will do our best to comply with your suggested times and dates as requested. We will then confirm this in and email with you, or if you have not made a choice we will suggest other times. You must already have a Skype account as you will need it to book the lesson. If you are in a different time zone remember that our lesson times will be in Greenwich Mean Time or British Summer Time.

We are now offering a block of 10 lessons for £220 instead of £240

Online Booking

First Name *
Last Name *
Address *
Town *
Post Code *
Telephone *
Mobile
Date of Birth *
Email *
Skype Username *
Newsletter
Number of hours
Details (teacher(s), day(s), time(s))
I agree to the Terms & Conditions

When we receive your booking form we will do our best to comply with your suggested times and dates as requested in the form. We will then confirm this in and email with you, or if you have not made a choice we will suggest other times. You must already have a Skype account as you will need it to book the lesson. If you are in a different time zone remember that our lesson times will be in Greenwich Mean Time or British Summer Time. Alternatively, lessons and payments can be arranged directly by calling +44 (0)141 353 0220. A 50 minute lesson costs £24 and you must agree to the terms of service below.

Terms of service

  1. All users of the National Piping Centre's on-line tuition service must agree to follow these terms and conditions.
  2. Users must agree to follow the terms of use of skype.com (http://www.skype.com/company/legal/terms/tos_web.html).
  3. Payment must be received in advance of the lesson. The National Piping Centre will not enter into an agreement to provide on-line tuition to the user until payment has been received.
  4. Lessons must be booked 48 hours in advance.
  5. The National Piping Centre can not be held liable for service interruptions or technical faults. If a lesson is disrupted for these reasons the National Piping Centre may reschedule the lesson at its discretion but refunds cannot be made. This does not affect your statutory rights.
  6. Lessons last for 50 minutes and up to five minutes of this time may be used to solve any connection or set-up problems.
  7. Both parties will adhere exclusively to Scots Law with respect to this booking.