Workplace-based assessment workshop

This workplace-based assessment workshop provides an overview of the assessment methods regularly used to assess performance in the workplace, and will help develop confidence in using them fairly and effectively.

What will you learn?

Delegates will learn how to use assessment methods that are reliable, valid, objective, and have educational impact. The differences and the relationships between appraisal and assessment will be discussed, and models for giving effective feedback will be demonstrated.

Delegates will also be able to identify and maximise opportunities for workplace-based assessment, within this interactive and practical one-day workshop.

By the end of this workshop, doctors will be able to:

  • recognise the difference, and the relationship between, assessment and appraisal
  • practise using workplace-based assessments
  • use appropriate methods of assessment in a way that ensures reliability, validity, transparency, feasibility and educational impact
  • provide good quality, useful feedback
  • overcome problems related to the assessment process.

This workshop forms part of the RCP Educator accreditation.

Who should apply?

  • All specialities
  • FY
  • CMT/ST1-2
  • ST3+
  • SAS
  • Consultants and final-year trainees

E-learning – Assessing trainees in the workplace

Assessing trainees in the workplace is a package, which offers three hours of online training and is suitable for any secondary care doctor accessing trainees. Available at a discount to RCP members and fellows, this package will help you fully understand methods used for assessing trainees, giving insight into what makes good practice and effective feedback.

The package can be purchased alone, or a further discount is available if it is purchased as a follow-up to the 'Workplace-based assessment' workshop.

Overall an excellent workshop, delivered in an excellent interactive manner, easy to follow, easy to understand. It’s very relevant and will greatly contribute to my hospital.

Further dates

Further dates are being scheduled – email to register your interest and receive early notification of dates.