Rockschool


Guitar
Guitar Grade Exams and Performance Certificates are available at every Grade, from Entry Level 2 (Premiere) to Grade 8.
Grade Level QCF Credit UCAS Points Accredited
Premiere Entry Level 2 - - Accredited
Debut Entry Level 3 4 - Accredited
Grade 1 Level 1 6 - Accredited
Grade 2 Level 1 9 - Accredited
Grade 3 Level 1 12 - Accredited
Grade 4 Level 2 15 - Accredited
Grade 5 Level 2 18 - Accredited
Grade 6 Level 3 22 25-45 Accredited
Grade 7 Level 3 27 40-60 Accredited
Grade 8 Level 3 32 55-75 Accredited
The qualifications regulators of England (OfQual), the Welsh Government (DCELLS) and Northern Ireland (CCEA) accredit Graded Music Exams, Entry Level 2 (Premiere) to Grade 8. The qualifications regulator of Scotland (SQA Accreditation) accredit Graded Music Exams, Grades 1 to 8.

Grade Exam or Performance Certificate?

To help you decide which exam is best for you:

Grade Exam

Prepared Work
Unprepared Work
  • Sight Reading or Improvisation
  • Ear tests
  • General Musicianship Questions

Performance Certificate

Prepared Work
Both types of exam are accredited and receive UCAS points.

Exam Dates, Fees & Exam Centres

Rockschool's exam dates and fees. are available online as well as a list of our exam centres.
Syllabuses

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Entry Level 2

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Entry Level 3 - Grade 8

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2014/15 Brochure
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