Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)

Western Australia State Office

Face-to-Face Examinations Resuming

Now that WA has moved into Phase 4 of the Road to Recovery, a staged return to face-to-face examinations at the AMEB Offices in Claremont will commence from Monday 6 July 2020. These examinations will be strictly controlled so that current COVID-19 restrictions are met.

Should you wish to enrol candidate(s) for the September examinations onwards, please do so in the usual way, through SCORE  at wa.ameb.edu.au. You do not need to contact us – everything remains the same and examination weeks should be selected in accordance with the current timetable.

All current Repertoire examinations (including the for Leisure syllabuses) will remain available as EITHER face-to-face OR recorded video examinations (to the end of 2020). If a Recorded Repertoire (video) examination is preferred over a face-to-face examination, please select the appropriate week and “Repertoire” as the exam option when enrolling online.

The weeks allocated to Recorded Repertoire (video exam) are as follows:

Week 38 – 41 Recorded Repertoire – September 2020 (Submissions to be received by 4 Oct 2020)

Week 42 – 45 Recorded Repertoire – October 2020 (Submissions to be received by 1 Nov 2020)

Week 46 – 48 Recorded Repertoire – November 2020 (Submissions to be received by 22 Nov 2020)

**Please:
• refer to the current Examination Timetable for closing dates on selected weeks
• note that normal Transfer and Amendment Fees will apply from August 2020 onwards.

Additional information on the preparation of video recordings can be found below. 

For Leisure (Repertoire) Examinations:

Guidelines for Preparation and Submission of Video Recordings

Please refer to the following documentation:

Please continue to stay safe and we look forward to welcoming you back to our Claremont office.

Anne Winterton
State Manager
AMEB (WA)

Updated 1 August 2020

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 2020 examination timetable

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Enrolments

Please note that you can now enrol online for both Theory and Practical exams through AMEB Score – WA.

For late or any other enrolment queries, please contact the WA State Office for assistance.  Please refer to the examination timetable 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

Details concerning the 2020 AMEB Awards Ceremonies are yet to be finalised and will be posted on our website early in 2021.  

2020 AMEB Award Ceremonies

Details concerning the 2020 AMEB Awards Ceremonies are yet to be finalised and will be posted on our website early in 2021.  

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