Electric Guitar Performance Diplomas

RGT@LCM offers a series of fully-accredited post Grade 8 performance Diplomas that reflect the specific skills needed by electric guitarists playing rock, blues and other styles of popular music.

There are four levels of Electric Guitar Performance Diploma available:

  • Diploma Of The London College Of Music - DipLCM
  • Associate Of The London College Of Music - ALCM
  • Licentiate Of The London College Of Music - LLCM
  • Fellowship Of The London College Of Music - FLCM



Each Diploma provides electric guitarists with the opportunity to gain an internationally-recognised professional qualification and to develop their playing to an advanced level.

Download the Information Booklet, the Syllabus and the Entry Form and Fee List from the Exam Information Booklets and Syllabuses page.


electric guitar diploma handbooksHandbooks

The handbooks for these diplomas can be purchased at
the LCM online shop

Recognised Qualifications

The Diplomas are awarded by London College of Music Exams and are accredited by the University of West London and Ofqual. The Diplomas are also recognised by the DCSF (Dept. of Education and Skills) as a recognised qualification and have been placed on the National Qualifications Framework.

General Enquiries: 020 8231 2751 - rgt.lcm@uwl.ac.uk
Membership Enquiries: 020 8231 2055 - membership@rgt.org

RGT@LCM, University of West London, St Mary's Road, London W5 5RF


Honorary Patrons

Sir Paul McCartney, David Gilmour, Hank Marvin, Ronnie Wood, Suzi Quatro, Carlos Bonell, Neil Murray, Gordon Giltrap, John Etheridge, John Illsley, Glenn Tilbrook, Dave Kelly

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