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Dates & Fees

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Dates, Fees, Subject Codes and Free Choice Pieces.

 

Please be advised that due to new regulatory requirements by Rockschool’s certification body in the UK, Ofqual, all Rockschool reports will now be moderated in the UK before being released. This will result in a longer wait for both results and certificates.

Enrollers and teachers can now expect to receive their students’ results and certificates 5-7 weeks after the exam date.

Free Choice Pieces

Play your favourite tunes in your exam

Free Choice Pieces can be used in all Rockschool Grade Examinations and Performance Certificates Grades Debut to Grade 8. There are no Free Choice Pieces for Premiere exams.

All backing tracks for Free Choice pieces should be brought to the exam on a USB stick.

 

You do not need to seek permission for your choice.  If your teacher deems it to be of the correct standard and the length is similar to the pieces in the Grade book, then you are welcome to perform it.

Criteria

If you would like to perform one or more free choice pieces please follow the criteria  in the guides below.

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Dates, Fees & Subject Codes

Dates for Practical Exams 2019
    • State
    • South Australia
    • South Australia
    • Queensland
    • Queensland
    • Queensland
    • Western Australia
    • Western Australia
    • Tasmania
    • Tasmania
    • Victoria
    • Victoria
    • New South Wales
    • New South Wales

    • Exam Period
    •  13 July to 28 July
    • 26 October to 10 November
    • 23 March to 31 March
    • 8 June to 23 June
    • 9 September to 6 October
    • 27 May to  2 June
    • 11 November to 17 November
    • 17 June to 21 June
    • 18 November to 22 November
    • 22 July to 4 August
    • 18 November to 8 December
    • 27 April to 15 June
    • 19 October to 7 December

    • Registration Deadline
    • 3 May 2019
    • 9 August 2019
    • 6 February 2019
    • 24 April 2019
    • 24 July 2019
    • 1 April 2019
    • 18 September 2019
    • 12 April 2019
    • 5 August 2019
    • 24 May 2019
    • 30 August 2019
    • 4 March 2019
    • 26 August 2019

Dates for Popular Music Theory Exams 2019
    • Exam Dates
    • 23 March 2019
    • 20 July 2019
    • 14 December 2019

Dates for Music Production Exams 2019
    • Exam Dates (Coursework Edition)
    • 6-17 March 2019
    • 3-14 July 2019
    • 4-15 December 2019

    • Registration Deadline
    • 11 February 2019
    • 10 June 2019
    • 4 November 2019

    • Registration Deadline
    • 4 February 2019
    • 3 June 2019
    • 28 October 2019

Please be advised that due to new regulatory requirements by Rockschool’s certification body in the UK, Ofqual, all Rockschool reports will now be moderated in the UK before being released. This will result in a longer wait for both results and certificates.

Enrollers and teachers can now expect to receive their students’ results and certificates 5-7 weeks after the exam date.

Practical Exam Fees 2019

The fees are separate for Band Exams and non-Band Exams so please see the respective table below for the appropriate fees.

    • Grade
    • Premiere – Let’s Rock
    • Debut
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Diploma (Level 4)
    • Licentiate Diploma (Level 6)

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $85
    • $105
    • $145
    • $150
    • $155
    • $175
    • $180
    • $200
    • $205
    • $210
    • $425
    • $590

Popular Music Theory Exam Fees 2019
    • Grade
    • Debut
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $85
    • $90
    • $95
    • $100
    • $105
    • $110
    • $115
    • $120
    • $125

Band Exams Fees 2019

Band exams are only offered at Grades 3, 5 and 8. Please note that the prices listed below are per candidate.

    • Grade
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $70
    • $75
    • $85

Music Production Exam Fees 2019
    • Grade
    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8

    • Fee in Australian Dollars
    • $95
    • $110
    • $120
    • $130
    • $145
    • $155
    • $170
    • $185

Subject Codes

You’ll need a subject code when filling out your enrolment form. Click here for a list of subject codes for all instruments, Popular Music Theory and Music Production:  AMEB Rockschool Subject Codes

You will need to choose the code for either the Grade Exam (three pieces, technical exercises and unseen tests) or the Performance Certificate Exam (five pieces only) depending on what the candidate is preparing for.

Video Exams

If you are not in the local area of an exam centre you may be able to book a video exam.

Candidates should contact their state office to book a video exam or for more specific information on how the video exams work please contact the Federal office on rockschool@ameb.edu.au.

Diploma Exams

Please contact your state office if you would like to sit a Diploma Exam.

Contact your local AMEB State Office to book an exam.