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2016 Practical Examinations – Dates


Metro
Session
No.
Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Closing dates Fridays Examination Dates Last Date for 50% Refund
06 Metro – first session
(Incl Speech and Drama and AMusA)
Sydney Metro (including Penrith) 18 Jan 26 Feb*
23 Apr – 11 Jun (major venues)
23 Apr – 4 June (private studios)
29 Feb
Percussion – Sydney only# 18 Jan 26 Feb*
23 Apr – 11 Jun 29 Feb
03 Metro – second session
(sydney Metro (incl Penrith)
    Period-to-period transfers 24 Jun    
Period 1 2000 – 2071 postcodes 21 Mar 17 Jun 13 Aug – 3 Sep 20 Jun
Period 2 2072 – 2112 postcodes 21 Mar 24 Jun 27 Aug – 24 Sep 4 Jul
Period 3 2113 – 2143 postcodes 21 Mar 5 Aug 8 Oct – 29 Oct 15 Aug
Period 4 2144 – 2200 postcodes 21 Mar 12 Aug 29 Oct – 19 Nov 5 Sep
Period 5 2201 – 2999 postcodes 21 Mar 9 Sep 12 Nov – 10 Dec 19 Sep
30 Accordion, Harp, Electronic Organ, Organ 21 Mar 12 Aug 17 Oct – 21 Oct 22 Aug
04 Music Diploma Session
Exams held in Sydney City
LMusA, FMusA, LTMusA 21 Mar 24 Jun##
Sep and Oct 25 Jul
AMusA, ATMusA 21 Mar 24 Jun 17 Sep – 8 Oct 25 Jul
10 Metro Speech & Drama – second session (including Diplomas)
    Period-to-period transfers 24 Jun    
Period 1 2000 – 2109 postcodes 21 Mar 24 Jun
27 Aug – 24 Sep 4 Jul
Period 2 2110 – 2180 postcodes 21 Mar 12 Aug
15 Oct – 12 Nov 22 Aug
Period 3 2181 – 2999 postcodes 21 Mar 9 Sep
12 Nov – 10 Dec 19 Sep
09 CPM and Percussion Session 21 Mar 19 Aug 22 Oct – 10 Dec 29 Aug

A late fee of $60 per candidate will apply to enrolments received after the closing date.

It is not possible under any circumstances to transfer from one year to the next.

Notes (Metro):

  1. The closing date for period-to-period transfers is Friday 24 June 2016.
  2. Grade and diploma examinations may fall within the school holidays and on public holiday weekends.
  3. Examinations are held subject to venue and examiner availability.
  4. Closing dates relate to the enrolling person’s residential address even when an examination has been requested at a private studio in a different postcode period.

* Friday 11 March 2016 for accredited BOSTES schools

# Subject to sufficient enrolments

## FMusA programs must be submitted by 29 April 2016


Regional
  Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Closing dates Fridays Examination Dates Last Date for 50% Refund
02 Regional – first session
(Incl AMusA if sufficient numbers)
Period 1
Central Coast, Canberra & Sth Coast
18 Jan 1 Apr
14 Jun – 2 Jul 18 Apr
Period 2
Newcastle, Maitland
18 Jan 1 Apr 27 Jun – 16 July 2 May
Period 3
Wollongong*
18 Jan 8 Apr 4 July – 9 July 9 May
Period 4
North, North Coast, West, South
18 Jan 13 May 18 July – 17 Aug 23 May
08 Regional – second session
(Piano and Speech & Drama grades only)
Period 1
Wollongong*
21 Mar 5 Aug 26 Sep – 30 Sep 12 Aug
Period 2
Canberra
21 Mar 19 Aug 24 Oct – 29 Oct 29 Aug
Period 3
Newcastle, Central Coast
21 Mar 26 Aug 29 Oct – 5 Nov 12 Sep

A late fee of $60 per candidate will apply to enrolments received after the closing date.

It is not possible under any circumstances to transfer from one year to the next.

Notes (Regional):

  1. Grade and diploma examinations may fall within the school holidays and on public holiday weekends.
  2. Examinations are held subject to venue and examiner availability.

* Available for enrolling persons whose address is south of Waterfall.

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