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RSL South Africa

RSL has developed positive and progressive relationships with music providers, institutions and aspiring musicians around the world.

We take pride in delivering the most academically rigorous, industry-relevant qualifications that support the aspirations of all musicians, performers, educators and teaching institutions, and our operations in South Africa are no different.

For further details on RSL’s international operations and to find out how to enter for Graded Music ExamsRockschool Diplomas and Performance Arts Awards

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Rockschool Graded Music Dates 2022

Deadlines

11 February
13 May
12 August
23 September

Exam Dates

01 March to 11 March
06 June to 24 June
30 August to 09 September
17 October to 13 November

Practical Music Exams RVE

PremierR498
DebutR660
Grade 1R749
Grade 2R851
Grade 3R880
Grade 4R968
Grade 5R1079
Grade 6R1236
Grade 7R1320
Grade 8R1513

Practical Music Exams LVE

PremiereR524
DebutR695
Grade 1R789
Grade 2R865
Grade 3R926
Grade 4R1020
Grade 5R1136
Grade 6R1301
Grade 7R1389
Grade 8R1593

Practical Music Exams F2F

PremierR550
DebutR730
Grade 1R828
Grade 2R908
Grade 3R972
Grade 4R1071
Grade 5R1193
Grade 6R1365
Grade 7R1458
Grade 8R1673

Theory Exam Dates & Fees 2022

Deadlines

6 February
24 April
23 October

Exam Dates 

12 February to 24 April
30 April to 31 July
1 November to 31 December

Fees

Debut (Entry Level 3) R565
Grade 1 R677 | Grade 2 R677
Grade 3 R677 | Grade 4 R859
Grade 5 R859 | Grade 6 R1040
Grade 7 R1040 | Grade 8 R1040

RSL South Africa Exam Centres

The listed exam centres below are private centres open for external entries. Venues are dependent on numbers so we cannot guarantee your first choice, but the closest possible venue to your location will be considered.

GAUTENG

Northmead, Benoni Roodepoort, JHB Waterkloof, PTA Vanderbijlpark

FREE STATE

Welkom, Ladybrand, Bloemfontein

K Z N

Hillcrest, Hilton

EASTERN CAPE

Port Elizabeth, George, Jeffreys Bay

CAPE TOWN

Bellville, Parklands

Mpumalanga

Nelspruit

Exam Entry Forms

Individual Candidate Entry

Individual Exam Entry Form – South Africa

Multiple Candidate Entries

Step 1: Populate the multiple candidate entry template.

Multiple Candidate & School Entry Form Template - South Africa

Step 2: Upload and complete candidate entry.

Multiple Candidate & School Entry Form Template - South Africa

Drum RVE and LVE Exams

We know that there is a big challenge with the drum exams when looking to do either of the two video exams. Here is some advice on doing the RVE and LVE exams on an electronic drum kit.

RSL Graded Music Exam : Drums (Acoustic vs Digital Kits)

South African Representative Contact Information

Email address: corneferreira@rslawards.com

Contact number: 066 229 2208