Performance Diploma Elevate yourself above the competition

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.

Develop key skills at a professional level

Take a Performance Diploma and you'll master a range of professional-level skills that are tailored to the needs of the gigging musician.

Performance Focused

Rockschool's Performance Diplomas are focused around the practical application of your performance skills and technique. There's just one external exam, at a centre local to you.

Key industry skills

At both Level 4 and Level 6 you'll demonstrate a robust understanding of the music industry and related knowledge, including public liability, health and safety and contracts.

Simple Steps Completing a Rockschool exam is a rewarding experience and we can get you on the path to success in no time. To get started, simply grab your book from the shop.

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Qualification Structure

The Rockschool Performance Diploma consists of three elements, all contained in one final exam.
Performance - Live Show


Promotional Portfolio

Create and submit a full portfolio of all the promotional material you'd need for a real live event.

Q&A (Viva Voce)

Explain, define and analyse your performance and promotional portfolio in a short Q&A with the examiner.

The Rockschool Performance Diploma Syllabus Guide