New and improved RCoA assessor e-learning training tool

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved RCoA assessor e-learning training tool, which is designed for selectors directly involved in the Anaesthesia/ACCS selection process.

Additional videos have now been added to expand upon the existing content of the tool. In particular, video content has been added which aims to train selectors to assess the portfolio station effectively by providing demonstrations on how Part 1 and 2 of the station should be conducted and relevantexamples for assessing candidates. Additional content has also been added to provide selectors with practice in assessing the clinical interview for candidates at ST3 level. The videos have been assessed by a panel of expert selectors, to allow users to compare the scores that they provide with the calibrated scores from the expert selectors. Examples of comments made by the expert selectors, which support their score decisions, are also provided. We hope, that by users comparing responses to those provided, this will aid calibration and assist in development as a selector.

As the recruitment process is approaching, we hope that both selectors who are assessing for the first time this year, as well as returning selectors who would like to re-fresh their knowledge on the selection centre and assessing skills, will find the new and improved site useful.

The site can be accessed by the following link:


07 January 2016