Key Dates for Academic Years 2020/21 & 2021/22

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Fees

Our qualification registration fees are the same for both UK and International delivery centres. These fees apply to each registered learner, with the amount dependent on the size of qualification they are registered on.

You can shift between the different qualification suites by clicking on the tabs below.

Please note: Fees listed are for Academic Year 2021/22

Music Practitioners Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
601/7988/0
Level 1
Level 1 Award for Music Practitioners£58
601/7995/8Level 1 Certificate for Music Practitioners£75
603/3305/4Level 1 Certificate in Performance for Music Practitioners*£81
603/3306/6Level 1 Certificate in Technology & Composition for Music Practitioners*£81
601/7993/4Level 1 Extended Certificate for Music Practitioners£105
601/7994/6Level 1 Diploma for Music Practitioners£174
601/7989/2
Level 2
Level 2 Award for Music Practitioners£58
601/7990/9Level 2 Certificate for Music Practitioners£75
603/3303/0Level 2 Certificate in Performance for Music Practitioners*£81
603/3304/2Level 2 Certificate in Technology and Composition for Music Practitioners*£81
601/7991/0Level 2 Extended Certificate for Music Practitioners£105
601/7992/2Level 2 Diploma for Music Practitioners£174
600/6607/6
Level 3
Level 3 Certificate for Music Practitioners£75
600/6611/8Level 3 Extended Certificate for Music Practitioners£105
600/6613/1Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Music Practitioners£174
601/7691/XLevel 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Music Practitioners*£185
600/6609/XLevel 3 Diploma for Music Practitioners£191
600/6612/XLevel 3 Extended Diploma for Music Practitioners£214
601/7693/3Level 3 Extended Diploma for Music Practitioners*£226

Please note that qualification titles with an * indicate Performance Tables qualifications.
The fee listed is per registered learner.

Creative Music Industry Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
603/6426/9
Level 1
Level 1 Award in the Creative Music Industry £58
603/6427/0Level 1 Certificate in the Creative Music Industry £75
603/6428/2Level 1 Extended Certificate in the Creative Music Industry£105
603/6429/4Level 1 Diploma in the Creative Music Industry £174
603/6430/0
Level 2
Level 2 Award in the Creative Music Industry £58
603/6431/2Level 2 Certificate in the Creative Music Industry £75
603/6432/4Level 2 Extended Certificate in the Creative Music Industry£105
603/6433/6Level 2 Diploma in the Creative Music Industry £174
603/5394/6
Level 3
Level 3 Certificate in the Creative Music Industry £71
603/5395/8Level 3 Extended Certificate in the Creative Music Industry£105
603/5396/XLevel 3 Subsidiary Diploma in the Creative Music Industry£174
603/5397/1Level 3 Diploma in the Creative Music Industry £191
603/5398/3Level 3 Extended Diploma in the Creative Music Industry£214

The fee listed is per registered learner.

Creative Practitioners Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
601/4422/1
Level 4
Level 4 Certificate for Creative Practitioners£75
601/4595/XLevel 4 Extended Certificate for Creative Practitioners£105
601/4247/9Level 4 Diploma for Creative Practitioners£174
601/4329/0Level 4 Extended Diploma for Creative Practitioners£214

The fee listed is per registered learner.

Creative Industries Practitioners Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
603/6335/6
Level 3
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners £174
603/6341/1Level 3 Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners £191
603/6342/3Level 3 Extended Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners £214
603/5924/9
Level 4
Level 4 Certificate for Creative Industries Practitioners£75
603/5925/0Level 4 Extended Certificate for Creative Industries Practitioners£105
603/5926/2Level 4 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Industries Practitioners£174
603/5927/4Level 4 Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners£191
603/5928/6Level 4 Extended Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners£214
603/5929/8
Level 5
Level 5 Certificate for Creative Industries Practitioners£75
603/5930/4Level 5 Extended Certificate for Creative Industries Practitioners£105
603/5931/6Level 5 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Industries Practitioners£174
603/5932/8Level 5 Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners£191
603/5933/XLevel 5 Extended Diploma for Creative Industries Practitioners£214

The fee listed is per registered learner.

Creative and Performing Arts Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
601/7679/9
Level 1
Level 1 Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts*£81
601/8613/6Level 1 Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£75
601/8198/9Level 1 Extended Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£105
601/7680/5
Level 2
Level 2 Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts*£81
601/8614/8Level 2 Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£75
601/8199/0Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£105
601/8615/XLevel 2 Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts£174
601/7681/7Level 2 Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts*£185
601/8200/3
Level 3
Level 3 Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£75
601/8201/5Level 3 Extended Certificate in Creative and Performing Arts£105
603/6467/1Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts £158
601/8616/1Level 3 Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts£174
601/7682/9Level 3 Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts*£185
601/7683/0Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts*£226
601/8617/3Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts£214

Please note that qualification titles with an * indicate Performance Tables qualifications.
The fee listed is per registered learner.

Creative Digital Media Fees

QANLevelQualificationFee
603/4292/4
Level 1
RSL Level 1 Award in Creative Digital Media£58
603/4293/6RSL Level 1 Certificate in Creative Digital Media£75
603/4294/8RSL Level 1 Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media£105
603/4295/X
Level 2
RSL Level 2 Award in Creative Digital Media£58
603/4296/1RSL Level 2 Certificate in Creative Digital Media£75
603/4297/3RSL Level 2 Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media£105
603/4298/5RSL Level 2 Diploma in Creative Digital Media£174
603/4301/1
Level 3
RSL Level 3 Award in Creative Digital Media£58
603/4299/7RSL Level 3 Certificate in Creative Digital Media£75
603/4300/XRSL Level 3 Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media£105
603/4302/3RSL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Digital Media£174
603/4303/5RSL Level 3 Diploma in Creative Digital Media£191
603/4304/7RSL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media£214

The fee listed is per registered learner.


UK Centre Fees

In addition to the qualification registration fees, brand new UK delivery centres are subject to a one-off Centre Approval Fee and a rolling Annual Centre Fee. The Annual Centre Fee applies to both new and existing delivery centres and is based on the number of learners currently working towards an RSL qualification at that centre. Any additional administration fees (e.g. late registration fees, resit fees) are also detailed in the tabs below.

UK Centre Approval Fees

School£368
Colleges & Training Providers£525

UK Annual Centre Fees

School£105 - £788 (depending on size)
School (Up to 5 learners)£105
School (6-15 learners)£263
School (16-50 learners)£368
School (51+ learners)£788
Colleges & Training Providers£473 - £1,103 (depending on size)
Colleges & Training Providers (Up to 10 learners)£473
Colleges & Training Providers (11-25 learners)£683
Colleges & Training Providers (26-75 learners)£893
Colleges & Training Providers (76+ learners)£1,103

UK Administration & Additional Fees

Late Registration FeeIndividual £30 Plus qualification fee
Change of Qualification FeeIndividual£15 Plus difference in qualification fee (no refund on reduced qualification fee)
Training (1 Trainer)Half Day£500
Full Day£750
Additional Support VisitsHalf Day£350
Full Day£500
Remote Half Day£200
Remote Full Day£300
Enforced Moderator VisitHalf Day£250
Day£400
Standardisation
(RSL run events for multiple centres (when scheduled))
Per Delegate£15
Resits
(externally assessed unit)
Levels 1 & 2£15
Level 3£30
Enquiries About Results: Appeals
(For 2021 qualifications. All fees refunded if successful.)
First Level AppealLevel 1 and 2 qualifications: £40 per learner unit
(max. £240)

Level 3 qualifications and above: £60 per learner unit
(max. £300)
Second Level Appeal£100 per learner
(max. £400)
Certificate ReplacementPer Certificate£30
Partial Achievement CertificatesFree(1 certificate is included in the qualification price)


International Centre Fees

In addition to the qualification registration fees, brand new International delivery centres are subject to a one-off Centre Approval Fee and a rolling Annual Centre Fee. These fees are broken down into Tier 1 and Tier 2 centres, definitions of which can be found below. The Annual Centre Fee applies to both new and existing delivery centres and will include either a remote visit or a physical visit from an RSL External Quality Assurer. Additional support visits can be requested from the centre (remote or physical), with associated costs detailed in the tabs below.

International Centre Approval Fees

Remote Centre Approval Fee

Institution TierRemote Approval Fee
Tier 1£525
Tier 2£788

Physical Visit Approval Fee

Institution TierEuropeMiddle East & North Africa North America, Sub Saharan Africa & AsiaCentral & South America & Australia
Tier 1 & Tier 2£1,313£1,575£2,100£2,625

Please Note: Centres paying an approval fee in Year 1 do not have to have a physical centre visit during the first year of delivery.

Tier 1 / Tier 2 Definitions

Tier 1 – An institution with:

  • A track record of delivering UK or widely recognised international qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • Evidence of robust quality assurance processes (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Evidence of qualified staff holding internationally recognised teaching qualifications and/or industry experience
  • Evidence of understanding qualification structure and assessment planning

Tier 2 – An institution unable to evidence:

  • A track record of delivering UK or internationally recognised qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • A robust quality assurance process (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Qualified staff holding relevant recognised teaching qualifications or industry experience
  • An understanding of qualification structure, assessment practice or effective planning

*decisions on which tier a centre is placed in are at the discretion of RSL staff based on the information provided during the approval process.

International Annual Centre Fees

Annual Centre Fees (Remote Visit)

Institution TierAnnual Fee (Remote Visit)
Tier 1£525
Tier 2£788

Annual Centre Fees (Physical Visit)

Institution TierEuropeMiddle East & North Africa North America, Sub Saharan Africa & AsiaCentral & South America & Australia
Tier 1 & Tier 2£1,313£1,575£2,100£2,625

Tier 1 / Tier 2 Definitions

Tier 1 – An institution with:

  • A track record of delivering UK or widely recognised international qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • Evidence of robust quality assurance processes (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Evidence of qualified staff holding internationally recognised teaching qualifications and/or industry experience
  • Evidence of understanding qualification structure and assessment planning

Tier 2 – An institution unable to evidence:

  • A track record of delivering UK or internationally recognised qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • A robust quality assurance process (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Qualified staff holding relevant recognised teaching qualifications or industry experience
  • An understanding of qualification structure, assessment practice or effective planning

*decisions on which tier a centre is placed in are at the discretion of RSL staff based on the information provided during the approval process.

International Requested Support Fees

Requested Support Fees (Remote Visit)

Institution TierAnnual Fee (Remote Visit)
Tier 1Half Day: £210
Full Day: £315
Tier 2Half Day: £315
Full Day: £473

Requested Support Fees (Physical Visit)

Institution TierEuropeMiddle East & North Africa North America, Sub Saharan Africa & AsiaCentral & South America & Australia
Tier 1 & Tier 2£1,050 + £525 per additional day£1,313 + £525 per additional day£1,838 + £525 per additional day£2,363 + £525 per additional day

Tier 1 / Tier 2 Definitions

Tier 1 – An institution with:

  • A track record of delivering UK or widely recognised international qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • Evidence of robust quality assurance processes (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Evidence of qualified staff holding internationally recognised teaching qualifications and/or industry experience
  • Evidence of understanding qualification structure and assessment planning

Tier 2 – An institution unable to evidence:

  • A track record of delivering UK or internationally recognised qualifications – GCSE, A Level, BTEC, IB, IGCSE, other Vocational Qualifications
  • A robust quality assurance process (valid policy, staff expertise)
  • Qualified staff holding relevant recognised teaching qualifications or industry experience
  • An understanding of qualification structure, assessment practice or effective planning

*decisions on which tier a centre is placed in are at the discretion of RSL staff based on the information provided during the approval process.