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Vocational Qualifications


Colleges Levels 1-4

RSL understands your priorities as an FE College. We have been working with FE Colleges for over a decade on our Vocational Qualifications and offer a range of qualifications across Levels 1-4 which are designed to fit with the needs of colleges.

As the UK’s leading contemporary music and performing arts awarding organisation RSL is equipped with the expertise to ensure we offer colleges an industry relevant, practically focused and flexible range of qualifications which suit the needs of the sector.

In this section, you will find information on each one of the 300+ units we offer across our Vocational Qualifications portfolio. You will also have access to funding information and relevant details on Department for Education Performance Tables and accreditation.

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Performance Tables

Our qualifications feature on the DfE’s Performance Tables for first teaching in September 2017. For more information please click here.

Choice & Flexibility

Whether your learners are composers, producers, business or performance minded, they’ll find over 300 different units to choose from depending on their tastes and career paths.

Fully Regulated

Equivalent to GCSE, A Level and BTEC, our qualifications are fully accredited by OfQual and DfE with up to 168 UCAS points awarded at Level 3+

Industry Relevant

We ensure our qualifications and units are regularly updated to mirror developments in the sector, meaning your learners get the right skills for their future careers.

Tailored Teaching

Each qualification has been created with flexibility in mind so you can adapt and mould them to fit around your teaching styles, methods and resources.

Unlimited Learning

The ability to tailor a delivery plan enables teachers to empower their learners through a qualification that best prepares them for their chosen careers.