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Internationally recognised Bass Grades for rock and pop bassists

Rockschool Bass Grades will make you the musical force behind any band, and earn you an internationally recognised qualification. You’ll learn all the technique you’ll need, from single-string riffs through to advanced arpeggios, and back it up with sound music theory, sight reading and improvisational skills.

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Bass grades with a difference.

Plot your Stylistic Specialism

For every Bass Grade you can plot your stylistic specialism, meaning you'll develop an in-depth understanding of the style of bass guitar you love.

Free Choice Pieces

Play your favourite bass guitar tracks in your exam; metal, indie, rock, prog… the choice is yours!

Theoretical Grounding

Every Rockschool Bass Guitar Grade has been designed to give you a solid understanding of musical theory, enabling you to confidently articulate your musical talents.


Completing a Rockschool Music Grade is a rewarding experience, we’ll get you on your path to success in no-time.
To get started, simply grab your Music book from the shop.




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Start Rockschool Bass Guitar Now!

To start Rockschool Bass Guitar, you’ll need a Rockschool book. Start with the Debut book and work your way up through the Grades or jump in at a level that’s for you!

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The Rockschool Bass Guitar Syllabus Guide

The course content for Rockschool Bass Guitar is listed in the syllabus guide, starting at Premiere (Let’s Rock) and going all the way up to Grade 8.

Bass Syllabus (1.1MB, pdf)

For information on sitting a Bass Diploma Exam please go to the Performance Diploma page.

Bass Diploma Information

Book an Exam

To book an exam, please contact your local AMEB state office.

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