GRADE 10, 11 and 12 FINE ARTS CREDITS

In alignment with the introduction of draft curriculum for Grades 10-12, the External Credentials Program is under review; at this time, no new external credentials will be considered until the review is complete.

In the meantime, the program is still active and all existing external credentials are available to students. 

For further information go to www.bced.gov.bc.ca/


Grade 10 Fine Arts Credit (4 credits) Music 10

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Grade 5 Practical and Theory 4: Piano, Strings,Woodwinds, Brass, Harpsichord, Organ, Guitar, Harp, Percussion and Singing

BC Conservatory of Music:
Grade 6 Practical and Intermediate Rudiments for Piano

Conservatory Canada (formerly Western Board):
Grade 6 Practical and Theory 2 for Voice, Piano, Strings
Woodwinds, Brass

London College of Music:
Grade 4 Practical and Theory 4 for Strings, Classical Guitar, Electric and Bass Guitar, Woodwind, Voice 
or Grade 6 and Theory 5 for Piano, Electronic Organ 
or Grade 7 and Theory 5 for Electronic Keyboard

Royal Conservatory of Music: 
Level 6 Practical and Intermediate Rudiments for Accordion, Brass, Guitar, Harp, Piano, Percussion, Recorder, Strings, Voice, Woodwind.

Trinity College, London:
Grade 4 Practical all musical instruments examined plus voice.

Victoria Conservatory of Music:
Grade 6 Practical and Theory 6 for Voice, Piano Strings, Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Recorder


Grade 11 Fine Arts Credit (4 credits) Music 11

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Grade 6 Practical and Theory 5: Piano, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Harpsichord, Organ, Guitar, Harp, Percussion and Singing

BC Conservatory of Music:
Grade 7 Practical and Advanced Rudiments for Piano

Conservatory Canada (formerly Western Board):
Grade 7 Practical and Theory 3 for Voice, Piano, Organ, Strings, Woodwinds and Brass

London College of Music:
Grade 5 Practical and Theory 5 for Strings, Classical Guitar, Electric and Bass Guitar, Woodwind, Voice 
or Grade 6 and Theory 5 for Piano, Electronic Organ 
or Grade 7 and Theory 5 for Electronic Keyboard

Royal Conservatory of Music: 
Level 7 Practical and Advanced Rudiments for Accordion, Brass, Guitar, Harp, Piano, Percussion, Recorder, Strings, Voice, Woodwind.

Trinity College, London:
Grade 5 Practical and Theory 4 for all musical instruments examined plus voice.

Victoria Conservatory of Music:
Grade 7 Practical and Theory 7 for Voice, Piano Strings, Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Recorder


Grade 12 Fine Arts Credit (4 credits) Music 12

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Grade 7 Practical and Theory 6: Piano, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Harpsichord, Organ, Guitar, Harp, Percussion and Singing

BC Conservatory of Music:
Grade 8 Practical and Advanced Rudiments for Piano

Conservatory Canada (formerly Western Board):
Grade 8 Practical and Theory 4 for Voice, Piano, Strings, woodwinds, Brass

London College of Music:
Grade 6 Practical and Theory 5 for Strings, Classical, Electric or Bass Guitar, Woodwind, Voice   
or Grade 7 and Theory 5 for Piano, Electronic Organ  
or Grade 8 and Theory 5 for Electronic Keyboard

Royal Conservatory of Music: 
Level 8 Practical and Advanced Rudiments for Accordion, Brass, Guitar, Harp, Piano, Percussion, Recorder, Strings, Voice, Woodwind.

Trinity College, London:
Grade 7 Practical and Theory 5 for all musical instruments examined plus voice.

Victoria Conservatory of Music:
Grade 8 Practical and Theory 8 for Voice, Piano, Strings, Guitar, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Recorder