The PRSSV Diploma is a Level 5 qualification. This is an accredited
professional qualification which can be used as a pathway to further
study. The demands of the certificate compares to a second year's
study in Higher Education.
A candidate wishing to appear for the PRSSV Diploma in Performance
(Dip. PRSSV (Performance)) must have obtained the PRSSV Certificate in
Performance to prove their competence in performing and their
knowledge of the necessary theory (Level 4).
And they will further be required to provide a video recording of a
performance to an invited audience, a programme of music showing their
skills as a solo player and as an accompanist. (Pieces should be own
choice to be approved by the board).
This should include providing the audience with a spoken explanation
of the performance and also the ability to interact with the audience
in a professional and a performance fashion. They will also be
required to submit the programme notes prepared for this performance.
A candidate wishing to appear for the PRSSV Diploma in Teaching (Dip.
PRSSV (Teaching)) must have obtained the PRSSV Certificate of Teacher
Competences or equivalent. They will further be required to pass the
performance element along with the theory and practise of teaching and
related subjects in accordance with the requirements of the syllabuses
of this qualification.