Rock & Pop

Trinity Rock & Pop - the exam that puts performance first.




Find out more about our suite of Rock & Pop exams, publications and resources, and book online in the UK.

We offer Rock & Pop exams for bass, drums, guitar, keyboards and vocals from Initial to Grade 8, where you can play real songs, develop the skills you need and achieve your goals.

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Trinity Music & Drama Access Fund

Each year the Music & Drama Access Fund provides small grants for Trinity candidates based in the UK and Ireland who experience barriers to accessing music and drama education and our qualifications. The grants can be used to help these candidates achieve one of our music or drama qualifications.

Please note that applications are currently closed until 2021. For further details, contact the Access Fund Manager:


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Update on face-to-face exams

Trinity has made the safety of all our people the number one priority during the pandemic. This includes our staff, as well as those who would normally be interacting with customers, most notably our examiners and those in exam centres. As a result Trinity has taken the decision to suspend all face-to-face exam sessions planned to take place until at least Easter weekend 2021. This will include all areas of the UK and the Republic of Ireland, and all subjects including Arts Award face-to-face ‘standard’ and ‘postal’ moderations.

The only exception will be music theory sessions in February where customers will be required to ensure that COVID-secure environments are available in order to proceed, and English language exams taking place via video conferencing (ie Skills for Life, GESE and ISE). Centres proceeding with these exams must ensure that they fully comply with all prevailing government guidance in the context of COVID-19.

For further information, please see our UK and Ireland specific frequently asked questions.

Our Digital Grades and Diplomas for music, Rock & Pop and drama are now available. This exciting new product suite will complement traditional face-to-face exams and provide additional options for teachers and learners.

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