Rockschool AMEB


Rockschool is an internationally recognised graded music syllabus (AMEB accredited – Australian Music Education Board) that delivers the knowledge of a traditional music education
through playing the latest songs from the biggest artists.

Structure your Approach to Learning

Choose Your Weapon

We’re passionate about all the major rock instruments. Whether you’re an indie guitarist, metal drummer or pop pianist we’ve got a grade exam that will help you become a more accomplished and well-rounded musician.

The world’s original and best rock and pop grades

Rockschool released its first guitar, bass and drums Grade Exams in 1991 to offer rock and pop musicians the same access and support to qualifications and training as traditional musicians.

Rock and Pop Grades for all levels and abilities

We’ll take you from complete beginner (Entry Level 2) to professional standard (Grade 8) at a pace that suits you. We’ve made sure the learning curve is gradual, challenging and rewarding.

A true measure of your musical ability

A Rockschool Grade is a true gauge of your playing and musical ability. What you’ll learn is tailored to fit real-world music situations and your exams are based on performance.

Specialist styles to suit your musical tastes

Our performance pieces are focused on the most popular contemporary genres and written to put every ounce of your technique and performing ability to the test.

Play Free Choice Pieces in your exams

At each grade you can pick your own songs to play in your exam, as well as Rockschool’s own compositions. They can be any you like, just bring the sheet music and audio to your exam.



Introducing the world’s first Music Production Graded Syllabus.

Combining a thoroughly expansive range of practical, theoretical and aural assessment methods, Rockschool Music Production expands on our 25-year history of innovation in music education, providing aspiring producers and engineers with a world-class suite of accredited qualifications from Grade 1 to Grade 8.

Music Production with a difference.

Unrivalled academic grounding

Like all Rockschool syllabi, Rockschool Music Production was built with academic grounding and industry relevance in mind. Every practical, theoretical and aural test has been written and developed by industry professionals to give students an unrivalled level of academic grounding and understanding.

Unparalleled industry relevance

We’ve worked tirelessly with industry specialists and education professionals to ensure the Rockschool Music Production syllabus assesses industry fundamentals. From a diverse range of production techniques, to highly relevant technical DAW skills, the 2016 syllabus gives aspiring engineers and producers everything they need to progress and succeed in the industry.

Enhance your skills

Designed to meet the needs of all aspiring recording engineers, electronic music producers, mix engineers and mastering engineers, Rockschool Music Production caters for anyone interested in understanding the complete range of techniques and skills essential to modern music production.

Choose your area of specialism

From Grades 6 to 8 candidates can tailor their learning to their strengths, choosing their area of specialism, from Audio Production, Electronic Music Production and Sound for Media, whilst earning valuable UCAS points for entry to higher education.

DAW agnostic

We recognize that Graded Music Exams should be accessible and relevant to a range of backgrounds and abilities. With Rockschool Music Production, candidates can take their exam using their prefered software application from a choice of: Pro Tools, Logic, Ableton Live, Cubase or GarageBand.

Study in your own time

Rockschool Music Production has been designed so you can study in your own time, alongside other commitments, giving you ample time to develop a wealth of skills and techniques that are highly relevant to today’s industry.