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The Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies (CASC) tests
the clinical skills of candidates in a range of clinical
The CASC format is like an OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical
It comprises two circuits of individual stations which will test
your clinical skills:
The morning circuit will have 4 minutes to read the instructions
and 7 minutes to complete the task
The afternoon circuit will have 90 seconds to read the
instructions and 7 minutes to complete the task.
See the criteria for scoring a pass mark
For further information about stations, the role players and how
you will be assessed, see the CASC
Videos showing sample stations
To see a CASC station brought to life, watch videos of sample stations.
Checking the CASC process
Read about the measures we take to ensure CASC provides a valid
and reliable assessment of your knowledge and clinical skills – see
quality assurance process (PDF).
CASC Candidate Questionnaire
After taking CASC, candidates are invited to complete a
questionnaire providing feedback. Read a
round-up of recent feedback.
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To find out the examination dates for 2018 please see the examinations calendar.
For further information see our frequently asked questions.
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