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RSL's new DfE approved Creative and Performing Arts Qualifications have been specifically created to equip your learners with the skills and expertise to help them progress into diverse roles within the creative and performing arts industry.

Deliver the right performing arts qualifications for your learners

Practically focused

Every single unit from Levels 1–3 has been specifically created to address the needs of the modern performing arts industry - meaning your students get the right skills for their future career

Over 200 units spanning five pathways

Your learners can choose from over 200 units spanning five pathways, specifically selected to match the different backgrounds and performing interests of your learners

Practical, flexible units tailored to your learners

We ensure our qualifications and units are written and developed in conjunction with industry specialists and education professionals so your learners get the right skills for their future careers


There are five unique pathways available at Level 1 to 3

Business & Production

Develop skills in business, technical and backstage disciplines


Dance techniques, styles & creation

Musical Theatre

Acting, Dance & Music disciplines for the all round performer

Performing & Creating

Develop key acting, dance, musical theatre and creative skills


Acting skills & techniques for theatre & screen

Practical, flexible units tailored to your learners

Whether your learners are actors, dancers, musical theatre performers or have an interest in the business and technical side of the industry, they'll find over 200 different units to choose from.

  • Acting for the camera
  • Choreography
  • Contemporary Theatre
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Lighting Design
  • Makeup and Prosthetics
  • Script Writing
  • Stage Management
  • Working with Masks and Puppetry
  • Dance Composition
  • Set construction
  • Starting a business in the arts

Syllabus Information

Discover each and every unit by downloading the Creative and Performing Arts syllabus pack.
CPA Syllabus (155MB, .zip)

Letters of Support

Please click here to view all letters of support.

Performance Tables

RSL has Music and Performing Arts qualifications on the Performance Tables for 14-16 and 16-19 year old learners. Read more...


Fees range from the Level of are charged per student. Learn more.

Delivery Centres

Creative & Perfroming Arts Qualifications are delivered at centres across the globe. Find your nearest centre