IACC 2023 Assessor guidance

This guidance provides assessors with an overview of the IACC, the IACC timeline and guidance about the interview.


IACC 2023 winter timeline

The IACC 2023 is delivered to required deadlines. Key IACC 2023 winter milestones include:

Action for… Start date End date Action
Trainees 17th Oct Trainees submit their critical reflective narrative.
Assessors 20th Oct 3rd Nov Assessors independently review IACC 2023 critical reflective narrative. Panel meet to plan interview, agree areas for investigation and draft questions.
Assessor panels 6th Nov 10th Nov Assessor panels interview trainees including new case-based discussion scenarios. Assessors record judgements independently. Panel meet to agree a consensus outcome recommendation and feedback for each trainee.
Lead assessors 6th Nov 14th Nov Lead Assessors are requested to send outcomes and feedback, aligned to the marking criteria, to the School within 48 hours of the interview panel. All results must be received by noon on 14th Nov 2023. Lead Assessors are expected to attend the Examination Board.
NSHCS, Lead Station Writers, Lead Assessors, Service User Rep(s) and External Examiner(s) 22nd Nov Standardisation, verification, examination boards.


NSHCS Head of School, External Examiner(s), Service User Rep(s) 29th Nov Ratification Board
Trainees w/c 4th Dec IACC 2023 candidate reports sent to trainees, including the outcome and feedback.