Why Trinity?

Trinity College London is a leading international exam board. Our reputation rests on our continuing ability to provide respected qualifications in music, drama, dance, communications skills and the English language.

Today we deliver over 600,000 assessments each year worldwide. Our international network is growing and our role in the global education community is deepening.

What sets us apart is our focus on the learner. Our exams and assessments recognise students’ individual talents and abilities, marking their achievements at each stage of their development. The quality of our exams and assessments and our approachable style encourage and motivate students to achieve their personal, vocational and professional goals.

For more information about Trinity College London, go to our main website.



A suite of qualifications

The Rock & Pop exams are part of a suite of qualifications offered by Trinity College London across a range of musical styles, instruments and disciplines. These include grades in classical performance, jazz performance and theory. The syllabus explains how the Rock & Pop exams relate to Trinity College London’s other qualifications.


All our Rock & Pop exams are fully accredited in the same way that our other graded exams are accredited. This includes accreditation by regulators in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

Each exam is given a credit value and a level in the QCF in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. This means that you can put your achievement in the Trinity Rock & Pop exams towards further qualifications. There are details of how the grades map to the QCF on our Syllabus page.


Contact details

Trinity College London
Blue Fin Building
110 Southwark Street
London SE1 0TA
T: +44 (0)20 7820 6100
F: +44 (0)20 7820 6161
E: rock&pop-enquiries@trinitycollege.com







News & Events

29 Mar

Meet another of Trinity’s Rock & Pop examiners

'Imagine you’ve just walked on stage [with] 20,000 people screaming your name.'

16 Mar

Get ideas for giving your vocals performance excitement and edge with Trinity’s new vocals improvising skills videos

Improvisation is a key skill for contemporary musicians. Many of the best tracks you hear came from studio improvisation sessions.

22 Feb

Back by popular demand - new blog post on the life of an examiner

As the last series of blog posts on the life of an examiner proved so popular, we’d like to share a few more examiner stories with you. In this new