Exam Revision

During the coronavirus pandemic the way trainees are being examined has changed significantly. Whilst the north west is eager to continue as much face to face learning as possible, below is the list of resources available to trainees due to sit their primary and final FRCA examinations:

Virtual Viva Course:

You are invited to join the NW Virtual VIVA Club:a revision resource that runs during the 6 week period prior to the Primary & Final SOE. Read this presentation or watch this video to find out more. Please then sign up to the appropriate session(s) using the Google Drive Links below:


  • You are a NW Anaesthetic trainee and have a Zoom account. 
  • Examiners are Consultants & ST6 or above with a Zoom account. 

Trainees instructions can be found here & Examiner instructions here.

Primary Dates

Week Commencing 21/09/2020
Week Commencing 28/09/2020
Week Commencing 05/10/2020
Week Commencing 12/10/2020
Week Commencing 19/10/2020
Week Commencing 26/10/2020

Final Dates

Week Commencing 26/10/2020
Week Commencing 02/11/2020
Week Commencing 09/11/2020
Week Commencing 16/11/2020
Week Commencing 23/11/2020
Week Commencing 30/11/2020

Final FRCA Exam Courses

Final FRCA Practice Course - Dates & Registration 

Manchester Final FRCA Course

Programmes and Registration Information: Cycle 1 (September 2020-January 2021) / Cycle 2 (February 2021-June 2021

Course Information and Booking Forms:  Cycle 1 (September 2020-January 2021) / Cycle 2 (February 2021-June 2021)