Leisure play

LCME leisure play exams

Available in all music subjects, these are a performance-only alternatives. They are offered at 8 grades, and candidates are able to explore jazz, popular or other contemporary styles if they wish. Candidates do not prepare for the additional components of the main grade specification.

Candidates receive a written report form with comments and marks, and successful candidates receive a certificate.

Assessment bands are as follows:

  • 85-100% - Distinction
  • 75-84% - Merit
  • 65-74% - Pass
  • 0-64% - Unsuccessful

In the UK, LCME's leisure play exams are regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA at Levels 1, 2 and 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework.

LCME's leisure play exams are also included on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

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