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Additional Qualifications (AQ)

Additional Qualifications (AQ)
The Royal Conservatory is the exclusive provider of Additional Qualification (AQ) courses in Primary Junior Music with Orff Focus for members of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), under Regulation 347/02. We meet the rigorous standards for governance outlined by the College and are guided by a distinguished Advisory Panel. These qualifications are added to individual OCT teaching certificates.

An AQ is earned by taking courses or programs listed in the Teachers' Qualifications Regulation. The qualification earned by successfully completing a course is listed on your Ontario teaching certificate. Visit the Ontario College of Teachers website for more information about AQs.

Participants in the Intro, Level I and II courses have the opportunity to complete supplementary components within a flexible schedule to receive credit for the Additional Qualification (AQ) courses Primary /Junior Music – Focus on Orff, Parts 1, 2 and Specialist.
  • For AQ in Primary/Junior Vocal Music Part 1, register for Introduction to Orff
  • For AQ in Primary/Junior Vocal Music Part 2, register for Orff Level 1
  • For AQ in Primary/Junior Vocal Music Specialist, register for Orff Level 2

Frequently Asked Questions About Additional Qualifications Courses (AQ) with Orff Focus