FRCA/EDA Part 1- Self study


FRCA – Fellowship of the Royal College of Anesthetists

The Primary examination is the first part of the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthesia. It consists of three components:

  • Multiple Choice Question examination (MCQ).
  • Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
  • Structured Oral Examination (SOE).

These components form part of a variety of assessment tools designed to support anesthetic trainees to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to meet the standard expected at the completion of training.

What are the eligibility criteria for the FRCA exam?

The College recommends that candidates should not sit the Primary FRCA MCQ paper until they have passed the Initial Assessment of Competency.
Further information can be found in the eligibility instructions.

Dates, fees and venues

The exam is available in February, June, and October. Further information can be found in the dates and fees document.

How to apply

You can apply online through the Royal College website.
You must obtain the most recent information before taking any FRCA /EDA examination.

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What does the exam include?

Part 1 – Primary

  • Checking multiple-choice questions (MCQ).
  • Objective Clinical Examination (OSCE) and SOE.

Part 2- Final
It is divided into two parts (taken separately):

  • The final written examination consists of a Multiple Choice Question Test (MCQ) and Answer Question / Short Answer Questions (CRQ / SAQ).
  • Oral examination (SOE).

You must pass the basic FRCA test, or recognized exemption before you can apply for the Final FRCA.

You must pass the final written examination before applying to enter the practical or oral final examination (the written examination has a validity of three years).

European diploma
The European diploma consists of two exams:

PART 1 – Theoretical

  • Multiple choice examination (MCQ).
  • It consists of 60 multiple-choice questions in the form of a brochure with a separate answer sheet. Each question has five options: A, B, C, D, and E. Each option may be right or wrong.

PART 2 – Practical and oral Viva

It consists of 4 committees, each committee is approximately 25 minutes. The examination takes place from February to November every year in a number of places around the world.

The applicant can specify the language of the examination appropriate for him between (English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, or Scandinavian).

Irish Fellowship
The Irish Fellowship consists of two parts:

PART 1 (for membership) Consists of two exams:

  • Multiple choice examination (MCQ).
  • The second practical and oral exam, OSCE & SOE.

PART 2 – Final (for Fellowship) It consists of two exams:

Theoretical exam, which consists of:

  • Short Answer Questions (SAQ) – Short Questions.
  • Single Best Answers (SBA) – Choose the best answer.
  • Multiple True False (MTF) – Choose True or False.
  • OSCE & SOE oral and practical exam.

Course details:

  • 20 lectures at a rate of 2 training hours/Lecture.
  • 2 Lectures/per week.
  • Mock Exams
  • Training to solve MCQs Questions.

The course covers all aspects of the exam, and you can easily get scientific books and study materials once you register for the course!

What will you achieve in this course?

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the FRCA exam.
  • Intelligent and innovative study plans to maximize knowledge.
  • Training to solve questions on each topic.
  • Providing scientific materials and resources to help you with your studies.
  • Mock Exam.
  • Providing previous exams and examples for exam training.
  • There are few participants inside the classrooms to ensure students receive personal attention.
  • Get a comprehensive daily study plan and high-quality lectures.
  • Review and analyze with the lecturer and the participants until the day of the exam.
  • WhatsApp or Telegram group for easy communication with the lecturers.
  • Facilitating the registration of the examination procedures.

Course Delivery Methods

  • The course is available online and inside the Academy.
  • All live sessions are recorded, so you can re-watch them automatically via the Internet. “available till the next exam so that you can review them whenever possible, but we prefer to review it within the week, discuss any questions with the instructors ”.

How can I register for the course?

Registration and payment methods policy
Registration methods:
Reservations can be booked through (contacting customer service by phone or through social networking sites).

Payment methods:
Cash (attendance at the Academy).
Online Payment (through Visa/Master card available on our website).
Bank transfer through the Academy account number.

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Anaesthesia is the largest single hospital specialty in the NHS Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for the specialty throughout the UK. Working with our members, we ensure the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine.

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