Registration on these qualifications will no longer possible after the 31st December 2020, this page exists as an archive of materials for candidates wishing complete the qualification they have already registered on before December 31st 2020. Any assessment or retake opportunities from learners currently registered on these qualifications must be taken before December 31st 2022. Learners can us the RSL Awards RPL policy to use part of their qualification studied and assessed to gain recognition for the replacement qualifications.

If you're looking to start our newly launched Rockschool Professional Diploma, find out more.

As a natural extension for those who wish to continue learning within the RSL system, both Teaching and Performance Diplomas are available for accomplished musicians looking to develop industry-related skills and advance their musical knowledge.

Rockschool Teaching and Performance Diplomas are university-level qualifications that are self-study based, enabling you to integrate the qualification into your regular schedule.

Please email all correspondence to diplomas@rslawards.com


Teaching Diploma

Rockschool's Teaching Diploma is a comprehensive, practical and industry-relevant music teaching qualification designed to equip you for peripatetic instrumental teaching. Focusing on teaching from a hands-on perspective, the course uses practical demonstrations and covers academic and sector-specific knowledge.

Rockschool Diplomas are fully regulated and offered at Level 4 and Level 6.

Syllabus Documents

Document File Size File Type Options
Level 4 Teaching Diploma Syllabus.pdf 2.1MB .PDF Download
Level 6 Teaching Diploma Syllabus.pdf 4MB .PDF Download
Teaching DipRSL Candidate Handbook.pdf 3MB .PDF Download
Teaching LRSL Candidate handbook.pdf 3MB .PDF Download

Performance Diploma

Rockschool's Performance Diplomas are your entry to music qualifications at a professional level. Focusing on truly industry relevant content that covers the whole package of being a working rock and pop musician.

Rockschool Diplomas are fully regulated and offered at Level 4 and Level 6.

Syllabus Documents

Document File Size File Type Options
Level 4 Performance Diploma Syllabus.pdf 1MB .PDF Download
Level 6 Performance Diploma Syllabus.pdf 1MB .PDF Download
Performance DipRSL Candidate Handbook.pdf 2MB .PDF Download
Performance LRSL Candidate handbook.pdf 2MB .PDF Download