Music Practitioners

RSL has a range of syllabuses at Levels 1 to 3 some of which contribute to performance tables.

Document File Size Type
Erratum Notification 106KB PDF
Level 1 & 2 Technical Awards (Performance Tables) 40MB ZIP
Level 3 Tech Levels (Performance Tables) 159MB ZIP
Level 1 - 3 Syllabus (Non-Performance Tables) 116MB ZIP
Apprenticeship Certificates 15MB ZIP

Creative Practitioners

RSL's Level 4 qualifications for artists and entrepreneurs across the creative industries.

Document File Size Type
Level 4 Creative Practitioners Syllabus Pack 5.5MB ZIP

Creative & Performing Arts

RSL's new performing arts qualifications.

Document File Size Type
Erratum Notification 106KB PDF
Level 1 & 2 Technical Awards (Performance Tables) 22MB ZIP
Level 2 Technical Certificates (Performance Tables) 31MB ZIP
Level 3 Tech Levels (Performance Tables) 92MB ZIP
Level 1 - 3 Syllabus (Non-Performance Tables) 151MB ZIP

Digital Media

Withdrawal of RSL Awards Qualifications in Digital Media

The following qualifications are being withdrawn from the Register of Regulated Qualifications as of 1 September 2017:

  • 603/0727/4 Level 1 Certificate in Digital Media
  • 603/0728/6 Level 2 Certificate in Digital Media
  • 603/0730/4 Level 2 Diploma in Digital Media
  • 603/0731/6 Level 3 Certificate in Digital Media
  • 603/0742/0 Level 3 Diploma in Digital Media
  • 603/0761/4 Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Media

Why they are Being Withdrawn

These qualifications were developed for inclusion in performance tables. However, the DfE will not be approving any further qualifications for performance tables until further notice. In light of this, RSL will amend and improve the suite of qualifications, with the intention of re-submitting them to DfE in due course.

Information for Centres

For centres that had intended to register for one of the qualifications above from September 2017, the following is a list of alternative qualifications you may wish to consider:

  • Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Creative Digital Media Production (600/6831/0)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production (601/0167/2)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production (601/01660)
  • OCR Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in Creative iMedia (VRQ) (600/7043/2)
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Studies: Interactive Media (600/6906/5)
  • OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma in Digital Media (VRQ) (601/7260/5)
  • OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Digital Media (VRQ) (601/7261/7)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Sound Production (601/7474/2)
  • AQA Level 3 Foundation Technical Level Entertainment Technology: Video Games Art and Mechanics (601/7139/X)
  • AQA Level 3 Technical Level Entertainment Technology: Video Games Art and Animation (601/7140/6)
  • AQA Level 3 Technical Level Entertainment Technology: Video Games Art and Design (601/7141/8)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Digital Games Design and Development (601/7473/0)
  • AQA Level 3 Technical Level Entertainment Technology: Video Games Art and Design Production (601/7142/X)

Further Information

For further information, please contact the Vocational Qualifications Officer on 0345 460 4747 or by email on vocational@rslawards.com