Application Process

Applying for the HNC course at The National Piping Centre is simple!

You can apply online here or download our PDF Application Form and return it to the address listed below.

We recommend that students submit their application form as early as possible although applications can be made at any time of the year.

What Happens Next?

If you wish to apply for a full-time or part time HNC course you will be invited for a short, informal interview and audition, where you can also discuss finance options.

If your application is successful, you will then receive a formal offer of a place on the course. This will be either an unconditional or a conditional offer.

An unconditional offer means that you fulfil the entry requirements and have been accepted on to the course. A conditional offer means that if you achieve certain qualifications and/or examination grades you will secure your place on the course.

If you decide to withdraw your application at any time it is important that you inform us immediately. This will enable us to offer the place being held for you to another applicant.
Information and application forms for bursaries, grants and student loans will be sent to you together with the enrolment date for your course. It is essential you attend on this date. You will be enrolled on your course and receive an induction pack.

Remember, if at any point you need assistance or information contact our staff who will be pleased to help you.

Don’t delay, apply now!

Please return applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or by post:

The National Piping Centre
30-34 McPhater Street
G4 0HW

Tel: 0141 353 0220
Fax: 0141 353 1570

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Oona Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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