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:
*Update 28/10/2020 - the links have all been collated into one Google Drive Document for simplicity, use the spreadsheet to sign up to sessions and then save.


  • You are a NW Anaesthetic trainee and have a Zoom account. 
  • Examiners are Consultants & post fellowship registrars with a Zoom account. 
Trainees instructions can be found here & Examiner instructions here.

Primary Dates

* To be confirmed

Final Dates

Week Commencing 26/10/2020 to 30/10/2020

Final FRCA Exam Courses

Final FRCA Practice Course - Dates & Registration 

CRQ Correspondence course dates: Paper 1 - 20/11/20, Paper 2 - 11/12/20, Paper 3 - 24/12/20, Paper 4 - 08/01/21, Paper 5 - 22/01/21, Paper 6 - 12/02/20, Paper 7 - 25/02/20

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)