LCME offer a range of alternatives to face-to-face examinations

LCME Digital exams

LCME Digital exams - perform anywhere, anytime

Unleash your creative potential with LCME's Digital exams. We're breaking down barriers and opening doors for performers worldwide, allowing you to showcase your talents on your terms.

Your stage, your exam, your way

At LCME, we believe that your journey as a performer shouldn't be limited by time or place. Our Digital exams bring the power of performance right to your door, offering you the flexibility to shine when and where you feel most inspired.


Flexible options

We offer digital exams in the following formats:

Recorded exams

Available 24/7 all year round. Capture your best performance at your own pace. Record when you're ready, wherever you feel most comfortable.

Learn more about Recorded exams

Live Online exams (for Diplomas only)

Experience the energy of a live exam from the comfort of your chosen space. Connect with an examiner in real time and showcase your skills.

Discover Live Online exams

LCME Performance Awards

LCME Performance Awards offer recorded performance assessments for candidates building towards a graded exam. Performance Awards are not regulated by Ofqual.

Explore LCME Performance Awards

Online Theory exams 

Our online theory platform enables candidates to take any exam from our Theory of Music and Popular Music Theory syllabuses remotely.

About our Online Theory exams


Why choose LCME Digital exams?

  • Accessibility: No travel required – your exam comes to you
  • Comfort: Showcase your talents in a familiar environment
  • Global reach: Available from anywhere in the world
  • Cost-effective: We offer competitive pricing on digital exams (digital exam fees)

Empowering your journey

With LCME's Digital exams, you're not just taking a test – you're embarking on a transformative experience that celebrates your unique talent and propels you towards your goals. Our digital formats maintain the same rigorous standards and academic integrity that LCME has upheld for over 130 years, ensuring that your qualification opens doors to exciting opportunities in higher education, the creative industries and beyond!

Recorded, Live Online and Online Theory exams are recognised by Ofqual (the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator) and the corresponding organisations in Wales (Qualifications Wales) and Northern Ireland (CCEA), and carry the same UCAS points and other formal recognition as our in-person exams.

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Upcoming Live Online exams

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