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