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College Panel of Examiners

Acting as an examiner for the College is an important role and carries with it responsibility for maintaining the high standards expected of candidates wishing to become Diplomates, Members or Fellows of the College. The panel of examiners consists of both medical practitioners who are Fellows, Members or Affiliate Members of the College and lay examiners drawn from the College’s Lay Advisory Group.

Examining for the College also offers the opportunity to network with colleagues from around the UK, keep your general ophthalmic knowledge up to date and gain CPD.

Further details on the roles and requirements of being an examiner are available in the Panel of Examiners – General Information Pack and relevant information packs below.  If you’d like to discuss any of the roles further, please contact the Examinations Department ([email protected])

Panel of Examiners – General Information Pack
Examiner General Information Pack

Consultant and post-CCT Grade Examiners – Information Pack
Application Pack for Consultant and post-CCT Grade Examiners

SAS Grade Examiners – Information Pack
Application Pack for SAS Grade Examiners

Trainee Grade Examiners – Information Pack
Application Pack for Trainee Grade Examiners

Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) Examiners
Application Pack for CertLRS Examiner

Optometrist Examiners (for Refraction Certificate exams) – Information Pack
Examiner Application Pack for Optometrists

Examiners Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct – RCOphth Examiners (2017)