About this Exam:
In this Online exam you will record your performances and take your final theory test. If you pass the beginner online exam you will receive an international qualification recognised by the UK qualifications standard. You can use this qualification to further your music career, if you pass the advanced course you can use the points to help your entry into Universities and Further educational establishments across the UK and abroad. To take this exam you will have had to learn the ‘Orange rock guitar course material with your teacher’ or have taken the Orange online beginner guitar course.
How it compares to the other qualifications out there.
The learning outcomes from the beginner course is the same as all other major music exam boards based in the UK. Each exam board has their own way of getting you to your goal and their content differs very slightly. Our course is no different to this aspect except content wise it is currently seen as harder by students who have attempted it.
On passing this course you will receive 27 UCV points to go towards your education.
What are the benefits of the Orange online practical exams over current music practical exams?
Our loyal customers of Orange know that we are usually first to come up with ground breaking ideas for the industry, leading the way to the future. The Orange Online practical exam is exactly one of these and we encourage all examination boards to follow suit and we will share our information freely on how it works! After all, if it leads to more students across the world having access to an international qualification for less cost then we have done our job!
For Teachers: There are less exams to do via this method, so instead of 8 there are only 3. Teachers can use their own methods of teaching for students to obtain the learning outcomes. If students lose their books it’s all available online! Teachers can be in the exam with their student to make sure they feel comfortable especially for the younger students. Exams can be taken any day of the year, no more time wasted waiting! Most teachers have been wondering how long it was going to take for something like this to come out, well, finally, it’s here.
For Parents: It costs less! You don’t have to travel to the closest examination centre and take your child out of school in order to do so. No books to buy. Exams can be taken any day of the year, no more time wasted waiting!
For students: You don’t have the pressures of performing in front of an examiner, you can simply record your performances over a 12 hour period, after all we have enough pressures in life so why make music a pressure? It should be a pleasure to play! There is little to no pressure to perform as you have up to 12 hours to complete your exam. Exams can be taken any day of the year, no more time wasted waiting.
This IS the Future of exams
How long does it take?:
If you take the exam from start to finish then it should take no longer than 20 minutes. However, when you submit your first recording you have up to 12 hours to complete the final recording.
Please click on the downloadable PDF for the syllabus and what you need to know as needed in the beginner exam course.