Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)

Western Australia State Office

Australia's leading provider of exams for music, speech and drama

The Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) is the most prestigious and well-recognised examination system in Australia. With a tradition of excellence stretching back over a century, it provides graded assessments for music, speech and drama students in both practical and theoretical examinations.  

The overall direction of AMEB activities is the responsibility of a Federal Board consisting of representatives of educational institutions that are signatories to the AMEB constitution.

AMEB (WA) is affiliated to The University of Western Australia through its Conservatorium of Music and receives financial support from the Western Australian Government through the Department of Education.

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What we offer

Exams

Timetable & Fees

AMEB (WA) examines from the beginning of April through to the end of November each year in the Perth metropolitan area. Whereas Pianoforte and Piano for Leisure are examined every week, instruments, speech, voice, diploma and Rockschool examinations are assigned to specific weeks within the timetable.

Examinations are normally offered in Albany, Esperance, Bunbury, Port Hedland, Kalgoorlie and Geraldton, subject to sufficient enrolments, during specific weeks as indicated.

Download the 2021 examination timetable.

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Enrolments

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Please enrol online for all exams through AMEB Score – WA.

 

Late Enrolments

For late enrolment queries, please contact the WA State Office for assistance. A late fee of $50 applies.

 

Subject Code Booklet

Please refer to the examination timetable above and subject code booklet for more exam related information. 

Other Fees

Policies

When you enrol a candidate for examination, either online or in hard copy, you will be asked to sign a declaration.  The enroller needs to ensure that they understand both federal and state policies relating to the conduct of examinations, especially cancellations, withdrawals and transfers. 

General information

2020 AMEB Award Ceremonies

It is our intention to proceed with the 2020 Award Ceremonies, if permitted to do so under the University’s current COVID-19 Guidelines. At the present time (January 2021), under the Stage 4 restrictions, physical distancing is still in place, with the venue permitted a maximum occupancy of 60% only. This would allow us to proceed.

The Award Ceremonies are scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday 6 March 2021 in the Octagon Theatre, UWA. Those candidates who are eligible to attend will be receiving correspondence from the AMEB (WA) office shortly.

The following grades are however, ineligible to attend the Award Ceremony:

  • Preliminary Grade – theory and practical candidates
  • First Grade - theory and practical candidates
  • Second Grade – theory candidates
  • Third Grade – theory candidates who have achieved between 95 – 99%

These candidates will receive a Certificate of Achievement and their names will be included in the Awards Program. Both will be sent to the candidate via their teacher, after the award ceremonies.

 

2020 AMEB Award Ceremonies

It is our intention to proceed with the 2020 Award Ceremonies, if permitted to do so under the University’s current COVID-19 Guidelines. At the present time (January 2021), under the Stage 4 restrictions, physical distancing is still in place, with the venue permitted a maximum occupancy of 60% only. This would allow us to proceed.

The Award Ceremonies are scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday 6 March 2021 in the Octagon Theatre, UWA. Those candidates who are eligible to attend will be receiving correspondence from the AMEB (WA) office shortly.

The following grades are however, ineligible to attend the Award Ceremony:

  • Preliminary Grade – theory and practical candidates
  • First Grade - theory and practical candidates
  • Second Grade – theory candidates
  • Third Grade – theory candidates who have achieved between 95 – 99%

These candidates will receive a Certificate of Achievement and their names will be included in the Awards Program. Both will be sent to the candidate via their teacher, after the award ceremonies.

 

Australian Music Examinations Board WA

The WA State Office is located on the Claremont campus of The University of Western Australia, on the corner of Princess and Goldsworthy Roads in Claremont. The office is at the eastern end of the stone heritage-listed building. Visitors are asked to park in Car Park 2 (paid parking) accessible from Goldsworthy Road and to please observe and comply with all signage.

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Office location

The University of Western Australia, Claremont Campus, Cnr Princess and Goldsworthy Roads, Claremont Perth WA | Open Monday to Friday 9am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm

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Mailing address

M421, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009