Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
127 registered members (bcbarnes, Adam S., AGPianist, Alexander Borro, Albunea, Almaviva, 30 invisible), 2,017 guests, and 13 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#2059143 - 04/04/13 09:22 AM Slightly confused  
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 239
SamOnThePiano Offline
Full Member
SamOnThePiano  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 239
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Sorry if this thread is in the wrong forum,and also for my ignorance, but it must be asked.



I've recently attained this, I was told the diploma is for ATCL (which is on the cert), but I do not know what level 4 diploma is. I am also unsure what the 90 credits are for...

I currently live in Brunei Darussalam where there is absolutely a negligent amount of classical music culture and education. So, I've been kept in the dark about what these are even by my own piano teacher.

If anyone can shed light about what I can do with my certificate (aside from framing it), it would be excellent!

Thank you in advance!

[Linked Image]

(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2059186 - 04/04/13 10:11 AM Re: Slightly confused [Re: SamOnThePiano]  
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 759
patH Offline
500 Post Club Member
patH  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 759
Germany
I checked the description of the "Trinity College London", and they seem to use the level system outlined in the UK National Qualifications Framework. The link leads to a PDF file.

They say the following about Level 4:
Quote
Level 4 qualifications recognise specialist learning and involve detailed analysis of a high level of information and knowledge in an area of work or study. Learning at this level is appropriate for people working in technical and professional jobs, and/or managing and developing others. Level 4 qualifications are at a level equivalent to Certificates of Higher Education.


EDIT: But I don't know what the credits mean. Maybe you have to accomplish a certain amount of credits to really achieve level 4.
Maybe people from the UK could tell you more about it.

Last edited by patH; 04/04/13 10:13 AM. Reason: Included question about credits

Everything is possible, and nothing is sure.
#2059198 - 04/04/13 10:29 AM Re: Slightly confused [Re: SamOnThePiano]  
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,270
LarryShone Online content
1000 Post Club Member
LarryShone  Online Content
1000 Post Club Member

Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,270
England
Whatever they mean, congratulations!!


If the piano is the King of instruments then I am its loyal servant.
[Linked Image]

My Piano Group
#2060169 - 04/06/13 03:19 AM Re: Slightly confused [Re: SamOnThePiano]  
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 239
SamOnThePiano Offline
Full Member
SamOnThePiano  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 239
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
Thanks so much!

Another question:

If I were to apply for further music education, since I have this diploma, do I apply for a bachelors, or a masters, or something else that I still have to complete?


Never,ever lose against yourself and always try to be a better person than you ever were yesterday.

Founder of my own dreams, to become a concert pianist.

I am Samuel Cho(click!) and music is what I'm here for.
(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#2060209 - 04/06/13 06:04 AM Re: Slightly confused [Re: SamOnThePiano]  
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 963
Teodor Offline
500 Post Club Member
Teodor  Offline
500 Post Club Member

Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 963
Bulgaria
Credits are used to earn a degree at the end of Bachelor's or Masters levels. For example for my Bachelor's in Music Teaching I must accumulate a minimum of 200 credits in 4 years of study. Otherwise I will not be allowed to get a diploma.


Most universities in Europe have some sort of credit system where each subject you pass gives you credits. For example this year I study Harmony, Polyphony, Solfege, Piano, Chamber Music, Singing and more and each has a different amount of credits that it awards. Those credits can be used if you go anywhere in the world where they use a similar system. That way your academic progress is preserved no matter where you are.

Originally Posted by SamOnThePiano
Thanks so much!

Another question:

If I were to apply for further music education, since I have this diploma, do I apply for a bachelors, or a masters, or something else that I still have to complete?


Quote
Level 4 qualifications are at a level equivalent to Certificates of Higher Education.


If this is true then you might be able to do a Masters degree because this level 4 would be the equivalent of Bachelors in Music Performance

Last edited by Teodor; 04/06/13 06:07 AM.

Music Pedagogy Student
[Linked Image]
Recitals:[Linked Image][Linked Image][Linked Image]

Moderated by  Brendan, Kreisler 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Steinway D Concert Grand
by Cinjero. 06/23/17 12:48 PM
Yet another "repertoire suggestion" thread
by Morodiene. 06/23/17 11:34 AM
Piano Moving Question for a friend...
by lbonini1. 06/23/17 10:15 AM
Why do YouTube commenters hate Lang Lang so much?
by sara elizabeth. 06/23/17 07:33 AM
KAWAI MP7: my piano presets
by Nor. 06/23/17 04:09 AM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics180,407
Posts2,638,447
Members88,168
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Check It Out!
There's a lot more to Piano World than just the forums.
Check It Out!
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers


 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0