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Resources to Help Prepare for Examination Day

We want to do our best to support and provide you with the confidence to succeed in your upcoming exam. Here are some resources and tips to help you or your child prepare for exam day.  Good luck! 

Piano Teacher Specialist Courses

Peek inside the exam room

See how exams are conducted, with actual student performances and interactions with Royal Conservatory Examiners.

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Teacher Certification

Four Star® Online Ear Training

Now you can conveniently practice ear training using an engaging, interactive, multimedia approach, starting at only $2.99 for the Preparatory level! 

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Teacher Portal

Interpreting examination results

Learn how to access results in your online account, see what they mean, and understand marking criteria. 

Summits and Workshops

Online Bookstore

Browse and purchase quality learning materials for students of all instruments and stages of development.

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Classroom Teaching

Candidate Recognition

Successfully completing an examination is a tremendous accomplishment. See how The RCM recognizes these achievements.

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Digital Learning Catalogue

Examination day checklist

Download our checklists which include helpful reminders about scheduling, examination room etiquette, and required documents for exam day.

Practical Exam Day Checklist (Piano)
Practical Exam Day Checklist (Non-Piano)

Summits and Workshops

Supporting your child's success

We've put together a list of ideas to help foster  a postive and successful study experience as your child begins his or her musical journey.

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Classroom Teaching

Share your exam moment

We want to you to share your exam achievements with us! Post a photo and use #MyRCM on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and you could be featured on our social media channels.

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Digital Learning Catalogue

Canceling or rescheduling an exam

If you need to cancel your exam, please review our credits and refund policies, fill out the Credits and Refunds form, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

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