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Examination Dates - Canada

Examination Dates - Canada

2023.24 In-Person Exam Dates

August 2023 Session

Event Date
Registration Opens April 4, 2023
Registration Deadline June 6, 2023
Theory Examinations August 11 & 12, 2023
Practical Examinations August 14 - 26, 2023

December 2023/January 2024 Session

Event Date
Registration Opens September 12, 2023
Registration Deadline November 7, 2023
Theory Examinations December 8 & 9, 2023
Practical Examinations January 15 - 27, 2024

April 2024 Session (Piano Only)

Event Date
Registration Opens November 14, 2023
Registration Deadline January 9, 2024
Theory Examinations Not available 
Practical Piano Examinations April 15 - 20, 2024

May/June 2024 Session

Event Date
Registration Opens January 16, 2024
Registration Deadline March 5, 2024
Theory Examinations May 10 & 11, 2024
Practical Examinations June 3 - 22, 2024

2023.24 Theory Examination Dates

Theory Examinations take place only on the dates stated above and according to the following schedule:

Subject Day Time
Level 5 Theory Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 2:00 pm

Level 6 Theory Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 9:30AM

Level 7 Theory Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 9:30AM

Level 8 Theory Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 2:00 pm

Level 9 Harmony Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 2:00 pm

Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 9:30AM

ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 9:30AM

ARCT Analysis Friday & Saturday

Friday: 9:30 am

Saturday: 9:30 am

Speech Arts Technical Theory Levels 1-4 (Winter & Spring sessions only) Friday 9:30 am
Speech Arts History & Literature Theory Levels 1-4 (Winter & Spring sessions only) Friday 2:00 pm
ARCT Teacher's Written Friday 9:30 am–12:30 pm
Elementary Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am
Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am
Advanced Piano Pedagogy Written Friday 9:30 am
Keyboard Harmony TBD TBD

Alternate Theory Examination Schedule

The following exams are offered at these alternate seatings to accommodate candidates who may have a conflict with the original date and time.

Subject Day Time
Level 9 Harmony Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
Level 10 Harmony & Counterpoint Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
ARCT Harmony & Counterpoint Friday 9:30–12:30 pm
ARCT Analysis Friday 9:30–12:30 pm