Internationally recognised Guitar Grades for rock and pop guitarists
Enter for your Electric Guitar exam in four quick steps
The October to December deadline is 1 October
Rockschool's Guitar Grades are designed from the ground up to take you from absolute beginner to pro-grade player. As well as earning an internationally recognised qualification, you'll master music theory, learn sight reading and develop proficient technique by focusing on your favourite music.
Electric Guitar grades with a difference.
Plot your Stylistic Specialism
For every Electric Guitar Grade you can plot your stylistic specialism, meaning you'll develop an in-depth understanding of the style of electric guitar you love.
Free Choice Pieces
Play your favourite electric guitar tracks in your exam; metal, indie, rock, prog… the choice is yours! Learn more.
For Grades 6, 7 and 8, you can supersize your university application, with up to 30 UCAS points awarded at Grade 8. Learn more.
Every Rockschool Electric Guitar Grade has been designed to give you a solid understanding of musical theory, enabling you to confidently articulate your musical talents.
We have supporting videos for electric guitarists on our YouTube channel that will help you perfect the core skills and techniques learnt at each grade. Visit the RSL YouTube Channel.
Get a copy of the Premiere syllabus:
Get a copy of the Debut - Grade 8 syllabus:
Find a Centre
We have guitar centres all across the UK and in 38 other countries around the globe. Find your nearest UK centre.
Find a Teacher
Looking for a guitar teacher, or a teacher for another instrument? We can help! Find a teacher.
Rockschool is without a doubt the most relevant music exam board out there. It's syllabus's help learners to become musicians, not just players, and that is what makes it a cut above the rest- R. Bruce
With Rockschool the music is geared towards the modern day player, even if you're a 'shredder', 'jazz' or indie player there is something there for you.- T. Reilly
I always give my pupils the choice of exam board when they approach me about exams, and every time they've picked Rockschool- G. Jones