Course Description

Build Your Own Guitar Effects Pedalboard

Study 365


Phil O’Keefe, a guitarist, audio engineer and producer, will demonstrate the step-by-step instructions on designing, assembling and wiring your own custom guitar effects pedalboard. If you are sick of untangling all those cables and assembling your guitar effects pedals before playing, you need this tutorial. With a few tools, some supplies for the local hardware store and the information in this tutorial, you will have your very own customized, fully operational, guitar effects pedalboard!

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction

2: Pedalboard Supplies

3: Pedal Signal Flow

4: Pedal Spacing and Layout

5: Pedalboard Frame Assembly

6: Bike Chain Disassembly

7: Mounting the Planet Waves Tuner

8: Mounting the Behringer Vintage Tube Monster

9: Mounting the Danelectro Fish and Chips EQ

10: Building the Pedal Cables

11: Mounting the Line 6 Space Chorus

12: Mounting the Line 6 Verbzilla

13: Summary of Pedal Mounting

14: Mounting the YellowJacket Power Strip

15: Power Supply Summary

16: Connecting Power to the Pedals

Who is it for?

  • Job seekers
  • Graduates
  • Students
  • Music students
  • Music producers
  • Singers
  • Music Teachers
  • Singing Teachers
  • Musician

Course Duration: 

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Build Your Own Guitar Effects Pedalboard.

Presenter Information:

Phil is a songwriter, producer, audio engineer, guitarist and owner of Sound Sanctuary Recording, in Riverside, California. In addition, Phil is an author, writing for such magazine as EQ and Keyboard. Phil also moderates both the Effects and Recording/Engineering online forums on As a professional guitarist, the genesis of Phil’s pedalboard design came from years of frustration with the inflexibility of placement and lack of stability of his effects pedals on other pedalboard designs. 

Course Code S 0151
College Name Study 365
Course Category Dance, Music & Theatre Performance, Music
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 33
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path • Music production • Session musician • Music Teacher • Music composer
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New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London. EC2M 1NH, United Kingdom, Cavan, United Kingdom

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