These levels are guideline on which graded lessons are based. Subscribers are able to view/attend lessons at any level.

Level 5

Complete beginner. Chapters 1-19 of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1.

Level 4

Advanced beginner. Completing the remainder of the National Piping Centre Highland Bagpipe Tutor Book 1 (chapter 19 owards).

Level 3

Intermediate. Made or making the transition to bagpipes, and being familiar with different types of tunes and time signatures. Knowledge of all embellishments. Approximately equivalent to CLASP Grade 3, or North American Grade 4/5.

Level 2

Advanced intermediate. Familiar with 4 part tunes in most time signatures. A little knowledge of piobaireachd. Approximately CLASP Grade 2/3 or North American Grade 2/3.

Level 1

Proficient. Good knowledge of all different types of tunes and technique. Approximately CLASP Grade 1 or North American Grade 1 and above.