Become an assessor

Join the College in the promotion of continued quality improvement as an assessor for the Foundation and/or Cornerstone programmes.

Becoming an assessor provides extensive opportunities for ongoing professional development, gaining unique insights into diverse contexts of general practice within Aotearoa New Zealand, as well as providing recognition of your expertise in the health sector.

The College encourages healthcare professionals with relevant qualifications and working in general practice to become quality assessors. As a College-endorsed assessor, there is an expectation that you can assess clinical and non-clinical aspects of the College's Quality programmes.

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Training schedule 

We are currently not accepting expressions of interest for the Foundation Standard assessor training programme.

This section will be updated when expressions of interest are open. 

Quality framework assessor roles

Foundation Standard assessor

The Foundation Standard represents legislative, regulatory and clinical requirements for all general practices in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read the eligibility criteria.

Cornerstone Continuous Quality module Improvement assessor 

The Cornerstone Continuous Quality Improvement allows practices to demonstrate their work towards improving health outcomes. Read the assessor eligibility criteria.

Cornerstone Equity module assessor

The Cornerstone Equity module builds on the equity work undertaken in the Foundation Standard. Read the eligibility criteria

Cornerstone Teaching module assessor

The Cornerstone Teaching module sets the expectations of teaching practices and ensures it is an effective and safe training environment for GP registrar and other healthcare professionals. Read the eligibility criteria.

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