Selection and appointment of FRCA examiners regulations

Published: 31/07/2019

2. Definitions

The words and phrases in the left hand column shall have the meanings attached to them in the right hand column:

Board The Board of Examiners of the Primary or Final FRCA examinations.
Chair Relevant exam or committee Chairperson
College The Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Committee The Examinations Committee of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Council The Council of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Dismissal The removal of an examiner following a decision of Council.
ETE Board The Education, Training and Examinations Board.
Examinership term The standard duration of appointment for examiners.
Extension  An increase in the duration of a standard examinership term.
Flexible working  An option for examiners to work on a flexible basis.
Job Description (JD) The Job Description for the role of FRCA Examiner.
LTFT Less Than Full Time Examiners may request to examine on a less than full time basis.
Person Spec (PS) The Person Specification for the role of FRCA Examiner.
Re-appointment a)The appointment of an examiner who has retired within the previous two years for a further specified number of years.
b) The appointment of a former examiner to a second full term.
Resignation The departure of an examiner at his/her request before the end of his/her full term of office.
Retirement The departure of an examiner at the end of his/her term of examinership.
Selection group A minimum of eight members of the Exams Committee who have all held senior roles within the exams or training process.
Stand down A period of one academic year during which an examiner is prospectively excused from all duties.