Exams

 

Written

Introduction to the RPT Written Exam
Jack Stebbins, RPT & Robert Guenther, RPT
The Written Exam probes the depth of general knowledge in piano technology.  Using “The Written Exam: a Study Guide”, this class reviews a list of the facets of piano technology tested on the exam, including some sample questions. 
For PTG Associate members only.

Take the RPT Written Examination
ETS Committee
This is your opportunity to take the RPT Written Exam. Examinees should come to the room indicated on the schedule. Visually impaired technicians will take their exams in the ETSC office. You must bring your current PTG membership card with you to take the exam. No extra fee required to take the written exam. 
For PTG Associate members only.

Tuning

Inside the RPT Tuning Exam 
Keith Kopp, RPT
You will be led through the requirements of the RPT Tuning Exam and an overview of exam equipment and procedures. Find out how to prepare for the exam, what tools and supplies you will need to bring to the exam site and what examinees are entitled to before, during and after the examination. Learn how to best utilize your time, improve efficiency and cope with exam anxiety, and other skills and strategies you need to successfully tackle the exam.
For PTG Associate members only.

Technical

Intro to the RPT Technical Exam 
Dave Davis, RPT & Ed Sutton, RPT
You will be led through the requirements of the RPT Technical Exam and an overview of exam equipment and procedures. Find out how to prepare for the exam, what tools and supplies you will need to bring to the exam site and what examinees are entitled to before, during and after the examination. Learn how to best utilize your time, improve efficiency and cope with exam anxiety, and other skills and strategies you need to successfully tackle the exam.
For PTG Associate members only.

Examiner Training

Tuning Examiner and Assistant Training
Atsundo Aikawa, RPT
RPT certification is one of the most important things PTG offers to its members. However, it cannot be done without Certified Tuning Examiners (CTE). In this class we’ll discuss procedures for becoming a CTE, tips for passing the qualifications, and tips and pitfalls in administering a Tuning Exam with an emphasis on Aural Verification. 
For RPT members only.

TEC - Technical Examiner Training
Dave Davis, RPT
Lead examiners on RPT Technical Exams must be certified as Technical Examiner, Certified (TEC) in order for the exam to be valid. We’ll discuss the certification requirements, demonstrate exam equipment and analyze the skills and attitudes required of a competent examiner, then talk about common exam problems and issues. All RPTs with an interest in Technical testing - veteran certified TECs, TEC trainees and RPTs just thinking about getting involved in testing - are invited to attend.  
For RPT members only.



RPT Exams

   Full Tuning Exam 
180  
         Tuning Exam Part 1 Retake
90  
   
    Full Technical Exam 
180  
         Tech Exam Part 1 Retake
60   
         Tech Exam Part 2 Retake 120  
 


  Exam Application

    • PTG Associate Foundation Scholarship