Applicant must have completed pedagogical training (either as part of their diploma/degree or as a supplement to their diploma/degree) or show proof of successful teaching and have completed at least one of the following:
- A music degree from a university recognized by the Executive, subject to approval by the Board of Examiners.
- Associate Diploma or equivalent to that granted by the Royal Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Canada, Canadian National Conservatory of Music, or any university or school of music recognized by the Executive.
- An Associate or Licentiate Teacher’s or Performer’s Diploma granted by Trinity College, London, England, any one of the Royal Schools of Music, London, England.
- Completion of all the Royal Conservatory Level 10 theory exams (formerly Grade IV) which includes the subjects of Harmony, History, and Counterpoint, or their equivalent.