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Changes this year

From 2020, AMEB will be making changes to the way it offers paper-based exams. The August written session will only be available for Speech and Performance Theory exams.

Theory of Music

Paper-based exams will be made available on an "on application" basis for all grades of Theory of Music exams.

"On application" Theory of Music exams will be available:

Changes for paper-based written exams

The new AMEB Technical Workbooks, Level 1 and Level 2 are necessary for students who have enrolled in the New Comprehensive Piano grade exams. The old (2008) AMEB Technical Workbook is required for students who have enrolled in the Old Comprehensive piano grade exams. Please click here for clarification.

Please note the following:

Piano Technical Work

From 1 January 2021 the following syllabuses will no longer be available for examination:

  • CPM (Bass)
  • CPM (Guitar)
  • CPM (Vocal)
  • CPM (Revised Keyboard) and
  • CPM (Drum Kit)

These syllabuses will not be directly replaced, so 2020 is the final year that candidates may sit for an AMEB practical examination in CPM (Contemporary Popular Music).

Notice of Withdrawal - CPM