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CERTIFICATE IN PIANO TECHNOLOGY

The Certificate in Piano Technology is a one-year certificate program designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to maintain, repair, and tune pianos. The program consists of a set curriculum and schedule, and is designed for full-time attendance only.

Applicants for admission will be required to demonstrate knowledge of music theory, and to successfully complete hearing and manual dexterity tests. Admission is normally considered for the Fall term only.


Program

The program consists of a total of 5 full credits as follows:

    2 degree credit components (compulsory)
    course from the Faculty of Music (selected in consultation with the Faculty's Academic Advisor) credit
    Physics 132a/b credit
    Total degree-credit 2 half-credits (1 full credit)

    8 certificate-credit courses (compulsory)
    Piano 021a Piano Tuning I* credit
    Piano 022b Piano Tuning II* credit
    Piano 031a Regulation I* credit
    Piano 032b Regulation II* credit
    Piano 041a Repair, Upgrades and Replacement I* credit
    Piano 042b Repair, Upgrades and Replacement II* credit
    Piano 051a Intonation I* credit
    Piano 052b Intonation II* credit
    Total certificate-credit 8 half-credits (4 full credits)

    * These are certificate credit (non-degree credit) courses and their descriptions can be found in the Continuing Studies Calendar produced each year by The Western Centre for Continuing Studies.


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