(E) Take the RPT Written Examination

Robert Guenther, RPT

The Written Exam will be offered Wednesday, July 10 during 1st period. 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(Written Exam Study Guide)



(E) Understanding the PTG Tuning Exam

Keith Kopp, RPT

Exam candidates will gain an insight of what they will be expected to know, how the exams will be administered and scored, what exam preparation materials are available and where they can be found. They will then know what they will need to do to be prepared to take the exams. For PTG Associate members only.



(E) Understanding the PTG Technical Exam

Hannah Beckett, RPT

We will walk through the Technical Exam and its requirements. There will be examples of exam equipment, models, and jigs such as one would find on the test, including a preview of the new 3-note grand model which will be implemented in the near future. Come 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 ways to best utilize your time, improve efficiency, and cope with exam anxiety and other strategies to help you successfully tackle the exam and become a part of your daily field work. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. For PTG Associate members only.



CTE Tuning Examiner Training

Alan Crane, RPT & Keith Kopp, RPT

This class is for both seasoned CTE examiners as well as RPT members who wanting to find out how to become a Certified Tuning Examiner. We’ll discuss tips for giving a good exam and possible pitfalls. Any and all CTE examiners who are attending the convention should attend and learn from each other on how to improve their testing skills.  For RPT members only.


Technical Examiner Training

Hannah Beckett, RPT

The supervising examiner on a Technical Exam must be certified as a Technical Examiner, Certified (TEC) in order for the exam to be valid. We’ll discuss the certification requirements, demonstrate exam equipment, analyze the skills and attitudes required of a competent examiner, and talk about common exam problems and issues. All RPTs with an interest in Technical testing, TECs with questions, TEC trainees and RPTs just thinking about getting involved in testing are invited to attend. For RPT members only.  Please RSVP to Hannah Beckett by July 1, if you will be attending - hannah.beckett@icloud.com.


RPT Exams

   Full Tuning Exam 
         Tuning Exam - 2 Parts 120  
        Tuning Exam - 1 Part $ 60   
    Full Technical Exam  180  
         Tech Exam - 2 Parts 120   
         Tech Exam - 1 Part 60  

 Exam Application*

* Please complete and return to the PTG Home Office, ptg@ptg.org, 4444 Forest Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Fax: 913-432-9986.

You must pre-register to take any RPT exam during the convention. Purchase exam vouchers for Technical and Tuning Exams when you register for the convention or you may use previously purchased vouchers. Be sure to bring proof of membership, Reclassification Form(s) and payment vouchers when reporting for your assigned exam time. There is no fee to take the Written Exam, but you will need to bring proof of membership.