Piano Technician (RPT) has passed a
series of rigorous
examinations on the maintenance, repair, and tuning of
Only RPTs are authorized by The Piano Technicians Guild to display the
logo containing the words “Registered Piano Technician”.
estimated that there are
around 15,000 piano tuners in the USA. Less than 2,000 have
passed the 3 rigorous
tests required to qualify for the status of RPT.
& Snow College)
is open to anyone interested in piano technology, but to become a Registered Piano Technician, or RPT,
members must pass a
rigorous series of technical examinations. Only about half of Piano
Technician Guild members have become certified RPTs.
Piano Technicians are
professionals who have
committed themselves to the continual pursuit of excellence, both in
technical service and ethical conduct. The Piano Technicians Guild
grants the Registered Piano Technician (RPT) credential
after a series of rigorous examinations that test skill in piano
tuning, regulation and repair. Those capable of performing these tasks
up to a recognized worldwide standard receive the RPT credential.
Associate is a member
who has not passed the RPT examinations. Associates may be studying
piano technology and working toward RPT status, or may be piano
retailers, rebuilders, refinishers or other specialists.
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