Cost and Registration

Registration is accepted at any time. There are no age limitations or educational prerequisites. Enrollment is accepted upon receipt of your order and initial payment.  The course is offered with payment options and plans intended to accommodate your budget.

All course packages include the Randy Potter School Training Manual, Lessons and Examinations, Six 2-hour Training DVDs, Eleven (11) Auxiliary Texts including the Randy Potter School Apprentice Training Manual,  the “G” Piano Works Repair Labor Guide, The Mentoring Book and the Piano Technicians Guild Piano Action Handbook plus seven more texts.  Course also includes Vertical and Grand Action Charts, Manufacturers’ Piano Brochures, Manufacturers’ Technical Service Manuals, Apprentice Training Assistance, Online Newsletters, Subscription to our TunEmail List, Lifetime Consultation Services, Use of the school’s Video/DVD and Audio Tape Loaning Library, Job Placement Assistance and Diploma upon completion of the course.   Beginning Students also receive a Vertical Action Model, Tuning, Repairing and Regulating Tools, and Repair Parts and Supplies.  (Students have the option to decline the tools, repair parts and supplies.)   All students can enroll with a Single Payment option OR with a multi-payment plan / Student Loan Agreement.

We also have a Continuing Education Program for technicians who have at least one year of prior training and experience, and want to upgrade their knowledge, skills, and provide more complete service for their clients. Many of our Continuing Education Program Students have been working as technicians for many years, but have not been able to gain the skills and training necessary to be able to pass the Piano Technicians Guild Registered Piano Technician Exams. They take this course to prepare them to take, and pass, those exams.

Beginning Students

Beginning Students – Single Payment Enrollment Plans  *

Complete Course and Materials with Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model – Cost: $1,795  
Complete Course and Materials (without Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model) – Cost $1,395 

* Full course will be shipped upon receipt of payment.

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Beginning Students – Multiple Payment Enrollment Plans / Student Loan Agreement **

  1. 8-Payment plan – Complete Course and Materials  with Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model – $395 registration/1st payment and eight (8) additional monthly payments of $175  (total cost of $1,795)
  2. 4-Payment plan – Complete Course and Materials  with Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model –  $395 registration/1st payment  and four (4) additional monthly payments of $350  (total cost of $1,795)
  3. 4-Payment plan – Complete Course and Materials without Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model$395 registration/1st payment and four (4) additional monthly payments of $250  (total cost of $1,395)

** School Training Manual, Initial Lessons and Examinations for each section, Introduction to Piano Service DVD, Basic Tuning Tools, Two Auxiliary Textbooks and Technical Manuals will be shipped immediately. Additional Lessons, Examinations, Books, Training DVDs, Manuals, Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and Vertical Action Model are divided up into four approximately equal parcels and will be shipped as payments are processed.  Itemized shipment lists accompany each shipment.  Additional per-shipment shipping charges may apply.

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Continuing Education Program

Continuing Education Program Technicians are those who have already taken a basic course in piano tuning and repair from either a residence or correspondence school, have had apprentice training, and/or have at least one year of practical tuning experience.  Eligibility entitles student to a $400 discount/credit for previous training/experience which is applied to the Complete Home Study Course without the Tools, Parts, Repair Supplies and the Vertical Action Model.  To apply for this discount, please complete the form below.  Upon review and approval by the school office, you will be sent a coupon code which can be applied to your order at checkout.  You also have the option to call the school office to discuss your eligibility.

Single Payment Enrollment Plan  *

Complete Course and Materials – Cost $995  (with coupon code)

* Full course and materials will be shipped upon receipt of payment.

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Multiple Payment Enrollment Plans **

  1. 2-Payment plan –  $395 registration/1st payment and two (2) additional monthly payments of $300 * (total cost of $995 – with Coupon Code)
  2. 4-Payment plan $395 registration/1st payment  and four (4) additional monthly payments of $150 * (total cost of $995 – with Coupon Code)

** School Training Manual, Initial Lessons and Examinations for each section, Introduction to Piano Service DVD, Two Auxiliary Textbooks and Technical Manuals will be shipped immediately. Additional Lessons, Examinations, Books, Training DVDs, Manuals, and Supplies are divided up into two approximately equal parcels and will be shipped as payments are processed.  Itemized shipment lists accompany each shipment.  Additional per-shipment shipping charges may apply.

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