CPD Assessor

The College thrives because of our strong membership. We want to involve you in our work, shaping future strategy and volunteering for the many roles available within the College.

Whether you have ten minutes or ten hours a month, whether you can travel or prefer to engage locally/remotely, there is a role for you.

We value your time and support.

CPD Assessor

Assess the allocation of CPD credits to College events.

One to two hours per month, no travel required.


  • Using criteria established by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, to review event information to ensure that the event will be of sufficient quality, free from bias and relevant to the learning needs of career grade doctors.
  • Typically one to two hours per month depending on the number of reviews completed.


  • To be FRCA and hold a substantive specialty doctor/SAS grade or consultant post in the NHS or similar University appointment.
  • To currently be active in clinical practice.
  • Able to demonstrate relevant clinical experience.
  • Expertise in the sub-specialty area of the event.
  • Willing to complete at least four event reviews per year.
  • Able to complete each review within a two to three week timeframe if possible.

This is a national role but requires no travel as all work is conducted remotely.

How to apply

Please contact Mr Chris Kennedy, Revalidation and CPD Co-ordinator, on ckennedy@rcoa.ac.uk or cpd@rcoa.ac.uk. For further information, please visit the Revalidation and CPD pages here.