MRCGP: Simulated Consultation Assessment (SCA)

The RCGP has received approval from the GMC to replace the Recorded Consultation Assessment (RCA) with the Simulated Consultation Assessment (SCA).

The SCA at a glance:

Key dates

See full info on exam dates and booking windows.

Webinar recordings

We held trainer and trainee webinars to help you prepare for the new exam.

Everything you need to know about the SCA

To find out more about the SCA, explore our guide which covers applying, preparing, sitting the exam, and more.

Read the SCA full guide
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