A typical OSCE day for an Examiner – this information is covered in more detail in Examiner Training Module 1: Welcome and Overview

08.00-8.30 Register at the venue and be allocated to a station. Log into your ipad, read through all station material and listen to the examiner briefing. You will then have the opportunity, if you wish,  to chat to the other examiners marking the same station

08.45-09.15  When called, go to your allocated meeting point for question time led by a member of the OSCE team

09.20 All examiners and patients to be in their station to prepare for the candidates arrival

09.30-10.36 Session 1 exam

10.36-11.00 Refreshment break

11.05-12.11 Session 2 exam

If you are examining all day lunch is provided.

13.00-13.15 Afternoon only examiners register and be allocated to a station. Log into your ipad, read through all station material and listen to the examiner ‘briefing’. You will then have the opportunity, if you wish, to chat to the other examiners marking the same station

13.15 Whole day examiners to re register as above

13.15-13.45 Go to your allocated meeting point for questions led by a member of the OSCE team

13.45- 14.51 Session 3 exam

14.51-15.15 Refreshment break

15.20-16.26 Session 4 exam