Selection and appointment of FRCA examiners regulations

Published: 19/10/2022

7. Examiner training and quality assurance

7.1 Examiner Training

Examiners cannot take up their appointment until successfully completing a period of training approved by the Examination Committee. Mandatory training includes: Principles of assessment, taking part in mock exams and exam specific Equality and Diversity training. During an examiners first exam week, the examiner will observe each relevant component of the examination before examining independently.

7.2 Examiner quality assurance

Established examiners will be given regular training through update sessions and sharing best practice meetings. All examiners are expected to undertake annual E&D training. All examiners will be subject to quality assurance of their performance. All examiners receive a full appraisal at the end of their probationary year. At year five of their examiner term and after their first year in a new examiner board.