The Vocational Graded Examination in Dance Syllabus:
- Builds on the elements covered in the Graded syllabus, focusing on the performance of ballet to an advanced standard, and is intended for students who wish to pursue a career in dance
- Comprises examinations at six levels from Intermediate Foundation to Solo Seal Award
- Is suitable for candidates form the age of 11 years.
Examinations are administered by the RAD Examinations Board. In Australia RAD Vocational Graded qualifications are endorsed by State awarding bodies in Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania for credits towards the Certificate of Education. RAD Graded qualifications are recognised in Tasmania for credits toward the Certificate of Education.