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2024 Exam dates for AMEB (NSW)

(information correct as at 13 December 2023)

 

 

CLICK HERE to download a PDF of the 2024 exam dates

 

 

 

VIDEO - MUSIC REPERTOIRE and DRAMA & COMM GRADES (Intro - Grade 8)

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Video submission due Late Enrolments
20 Video Exam | 1st Session
Repertoire exams only

(NO Certificate of Performance or Diplomas)
Tue 30 Jan Thur 6 Jun within 21 days of enrolment **Not accepted**
21 Video Exam | 2nd Session
Repertoire exams only

(NO Certificate of Performance or Diplomas)
Wed 24 Jul Tue 1 Oct within 21 days of enrolment **Close 14 Oct ($60 per exam)**














FACE TO FACE - METRO GRADES (P Plate - Grade 8 & Certificate)

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
66

Metro | 1st Session
(Incl Speech & Drama, Percussion, Harp and Organ)
AMEB Venues − all grades and diplomas

Tues 30 Jan

Tues 27 Feb
(Tues 5 Mar NESA schools)

Sat 27 Apr - Sat 8 Jun Tues 5 Mar
(Tues 12 Mar NESA schools)
06

Metro | 1st Session
(Incl Speech & Drama, Percussion, Harp and Organ)
Schools & External Venues − all grades

SAME DATES AS SERIES 66
School and External Venues - please select series 06 to enrol
33

Metro Music | 2nd Session
Sydney Metro - Clarence St, Sydney Con & JSPAC (Penrith) − all grades

Period 1     2000 – 2071 postcodes
Period 2     2072 – 2112 postcodes
Period 3     2113 – 2143 postcodes
Period 4     2144 – 2200 postcodes
Period 5     2201 – 2999 postcodes

 



Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr

All period-to-period transfers close Tues 11 Jun

Tues 11 Jun
Tues 2 Jul
Tues 6 Aug
Tues 20 Aug
Tues 3 Sep

 



Sat 10 Aug - Sat 31 Aug
Sat 24 Aug - Sat 28 Sep
Sat 12 Oct - Sat 2 Nov
Sat 26 Oct - Sat 16 Nov
Sat 2 Nov - Wed 4 Dec

 



Mon 17 Jun
Mon 8 Jul
Mon 12 Aug
Mon 26 Aug
Mon 9 Sep

03

Metro Music | 2nd Session
Sydney Metro
Schools & External Venues − all grades

SAME DATES AS SERIES 33
School and External Venues - please select series 03 to enrol
09

Percussion
Schools & External Venues

Tues 2 Apr Mon 19 Aug Sat 12 Oct - Sat 30 Nov Mon 26 Aug
30

Harp, Organ
Schools & External Venues

Tues 2 Apr Mon 12 Aug Sat 12 Oct - Sat 2 Nov Mon 19 Aug
10

Metro Speech & Drama | 2nd Session
All Venues
Period 1     2000 – 2109 postcodes
Period 2     2110 – 2180 postcodes
Period 3     2181 – 2999 postcodes
(including Wollongong and Newcastle, subject to sufficient enrolments)



Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr



Wed 3 Jul
Mon 12 Aug
Mon 2 Sep
All period-to-period transfers close Wed 3 Jul



Sat 31 Aug - Sat 28 Sep
Sat 12 Oct - Sat 9 Nov
Sat 2 Nov - Sat 30 Nov



Mon 8 Jul
Mon 19 Aug
Mon 9 Sep

































 

 

 

 

FACE TO FACE DIPLOMAS - Associate in Music (AMusA) & Licentiate in Music (LMusA)

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
66 Metro | Diploma 1st Session
(All instruments)
AMEB Clarence St only
Tues 30 Jan

Tues 27 Feb
(Tues 5 Mar NESA schools)

Sat 27 Apr - Sat 8 Jun Tues 5 Mar (Tues 12 Mar NESA schools)
04

Metro | Diploma 2nd Session
(All instruments)
AMEB Clarence St only
LMusA, LTMusA
AMusA, ATMusA

Tues 2 Apr
Tues 2 Apr
Mon 9 Jul
Mon 9 Jul
Sat 14 Sep - Thur 31 Oct
Sat 14 Sep - Sat 12 Oct
Mon 22 Jul
Mon 22 Jul
02

Regional | AMusA Only*
(All instruments)

Same dates as Regional 1st Session - 02
*subject to venue availability and sufficient enrolments








 

 

FACE TO FACE (NSW) REGIONAL - GRADES (P Plate - AMusA)

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
02

Regional | 1st Session
(All instruments, Speech & Drama, and includes AMusA if sufficient numbers - subject to venue availability)
Period 1     Central Coast & South Coast
Period 2     Newcastle, Maitland
Period 3     Wollongong
Period 4     North, North Coast, West, South

 



Mon 12 Feb
Mon 12 Feb
Mon 12 Feb
Mon 12 Feb

 



Tues 9 Apr
Wed 24 Apr
Wed 24 Apr
Mon 13 May

 



Tues 11 Jun - Fri 28 Jun
Mon 17 Jun - Sat 6 Jul
Wed 19 Jun - Fri 28 Jun
Mon 15 Jul - Wed 14 Aug

 



Mon 22 Apr
Wed 8 May
Wed 8 May
Mon 27 May

08

Regional | 2nd Session
(Piano and Speech & Drama - Grades P Plate - Certificate only)
Period 1     Wollongong*
Period 3     Newcastle/Central Coast

 


Mon 1 Apr
Mon 1 Apr

 


Wed 24 Jul
Wed 28 Aug

 


Mon 23 Sep  - Sat 27 Sep
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov

 


Wed 7 Aug
Wed 11 Sep








 

 

CANBERRA (ACT) - (P Plate - AMusA)

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
02

1st Session (Period 1)
(All instruments, Speech & Drama - All Grades & AMusA if sufficient numbers - subject to venue availability)

 


Mon 12 Feb
 

 

 

Mon 8 Apr

 

 

Tues 11 Jun - Fri 28 Jun

 

 

Mon 22 Apr

08

2nd Session (Period 2)
(Piano and Speech & Drama  - All Grades to Certificate only - subject to venue availability)


Mon 1 Apr

Mon 19 Aug

Mon 21 Oct -  Fri 25 Oct

Mon 2 Sep








 

ROCKSCHOOL - Video

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Video submission due Late Enrolments
81

Rockschool Video | 1st Session

Tues 30 Jan

Thur 6 Jun

within 21 days of enrolment

**Not accepted**

82

Rockschool Video | 2nd Session


Wed 24 Jul
Tues 1 Oct
within 21 days of enrolment

**Close 14 Oct ($60 per exam)**








 

ROCKSCHOOL - Face to Face

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
80

Rockschool | 1st Session

Tues 30 Jan

Tues 27 Feb

Sat 27 Apr - Sat 8 Jun

Tues 5 Mar

85

Rockschool | 2nd Session

Tues 2 Apr Mon 2 Sep Sat 12 Oct - Sat 30 Nov Mon 9 Sep








 

WRITTEN

Examination session Online enrolment opening dates Online enrolment closing dates Examination dates Last date for 50% refund
50

Diploma (On Application)
(In person)

Tues 30 Jan

Wed 14 Aug

Minimum 6 weeks after enrolment, exam must be completed by 1 Oct

N/A

05

Music Craft (Grades 5 & 6 Only) 
(In person)
(Aural and Written)

Thur 28 Mar Thur 11 July Wed 21 August N/A
90

Online written

always open always open any day N/A








 

 

 

 

 

 
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Things to Note

 

External venues

External venues include teacher private studios, schools, regional conservatoriums and other community venues organised by enrollers. For more information and to apply, read the External Venues policy.

Check if there are dates a student cannot sit an exam

Before you enrol a student in an exam check whether there are any dates the student cannot sit their exam and note these down. Use our Important dates checklist to help avoid any issues or penalty fees after enrolment.

AMEB exams may be scheduled during school holidays and long weekends

AMEB exams may be scheduled during school holidays and on long weekends that fall within the exam period. Check if a student will be away during these times and note any dates they cannot do their exams when completing their enrolment.

Saturday exams are not guaranteed

You may request a Saturday but this is not guaranteed and your exam may be scheduled on a weekday. Please note any weekday dates to avoid as well.

AMEB does not hold exams on Sundays

AMEB (NSW) holds exams on weekdays and Saturdays, but not on Sundays.

Use our Pre-enrolment checklist BEFORE you enrol

Use our pre-enrolment checklist to ensure you have all the information you need to enrol a student in an exam.

Submit your exam enrolments online in AMEB Connect

When you are ready to enrol a student in an AMEB (NSW) exam, login to AMEB Connect.

If you haven't enrolled a student before, or just want a refresher, follow are step by step guide to enrolling a student in an exam

Avoid a late fee of $60 per candidate per exam

A late fee of $60 per candidate, per exam will be charged for enrolments received after the closing date for all face-to-face exams, Video Exam - Second Session exams and Rockschool Video Exam - Second Session exams only. Late enrolments will not be accepted for other sessions.

Postcode periods are based on the enrolling person's residential address

Closing dates and exam dates based on postcode periods use the postcode of the enrolling person's residential address.

You cannot transfer a student's exam from one year to the next

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

Re-sit a practical or written exam

Students can re-sit a practical or written exam. The exam must be undertaken in the next or subsequent exam session. Students cannot re-sit for a practical or face-to-face written exam in the same exam session.

Online written exams can be taken again at any time.

Online exams offer flexibility for students

AMEB online written exams give students the flexibility to complete examinations anywhere and at a time that suits them best. Students can also undertake online tutorials and practice exams prior to commencing their timed online exam.

Exams in Wollongong

Exams in Wollongong are only available for enrollers who live south of Waterfall.

Don't forget to bring your own stool

For double bass examinations, candidates are requested to bring their own stool.

Using recorded accompaniments?

"For Leisure" students should remember to bring their own music and music player to their exam. No internet access is available to candidates at the venues.

Percussion

Please email required musical instruments one week before the exam date.

Rockschool

Backing tracks for free choice pieces must be on a USB. No other form will be accepted.