Menu

Information for verifiers and examiners

IBMS portfolio verifiers and examiners play a central role in the assessment of IBMS Registration Training and Specialist qualifications

 

 


Becoming an IBMS Verifier or Examiner 

Becoming an IBMS portfolio Verifier or Examiner is an excellent opportunity for continuing professional development (CPD) and for engaging with a network of biomedical scientists that share a common interest in training and maintaining professional standards. 

To become an IBMS Registration Training Portfolio Verifier or IBMS Specialist Portfolio Examiner you need to:

  • be an IBMS Member or Fellow 
  • be Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered (or equivalent registration authority for non-UK members) 
  • have a minimum of 4 years post registration experience 
  • be currently working in an IBMS approved training laboratory 
  • be actively participating in a CPD scheme for at least the last two years 

If you are applying to become an IBMS Specialist Portfolio Examiner you will also need specialist level experience in named discipline/disciplines. 

 


How to apply

To apply to become an IBMS portfolio Verifier or Examiner send:

  • a completed application form
  • an overview of your past 2 years of CPD 

to:

If you meet the criteria listed above the IBMS Education Team will add your details to our listing of IBMS Verifiers and Examiners. 

Before you can carry out a portfolio verification or examination, you will need to attend an IBMS training session.

The IBMS Education Team will contact you to let you know when the next available training session will be.

Registration Training Portfolio Verifier Application Form

Specialist Portfolio Examiner Application Form

 


Guidance for Verifiers and Examiners  

Registration Portfolio

The IBMS Registration Training Portfolio

Guidance on Verification of IBMS Registration Training Portfolio

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio Verification Process

Mapping of HCPC Standards of Proficiency

 

Specialist Portfolio 

IBMS Specialist Diploma Guidance Notes (Examiners)

The IBMS Specialist Portfolio

IBMS Specialist Portfolio Examination Process

 

Portfolio evidence

IBMS Portfolio Evidence

Portfolio Verification and Examination Visits

What would you do? Scenarios for portfolio verification and examination visits

 

Registration Portfolio Verifier Reports

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio Verifier's Report and Laboratory Feedback Form (version 3)

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio Verifier's Report and Laboratory Feedback Form (version 4)

 

Specialist Diploma Examiner Report

IBMS Specialist Portfolio Examiner's Report

 


Reference copies

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio 4th Edition Reference Copy

IBMS Registration Training Portfolio 3rd Edition Reference Copy

 

IBMS Registration Equivalence Portfolio

IBMS Registration Equivalence Portfolio Reference Copy

 

IBMS Specialist Portfolio 

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Cellular Pathology Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Clinical Biochemistry Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Cytopathology Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Haematology and Hospital Transfusion Practice Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Immunology Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Medical Microbiology Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Transfusion Science Reference Copy

IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Virology Reference Copy

 

IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science 

IBMS Diploma in Biomedical Science Portfolio Reference Copy