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Remote Practical Exams

Remote Practical Exams

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A Remote Exam is an alternative format of the traditional in-person RCM examination. An RCM examination is a globally standardized assessment conducted by an independent examiner. This standardization provides students, parents and teachers the opportunity to track and measure progress as well as celebrate achievements within the RCM Certificate Program.
With a Remote Exam, the same assessment can be completed by the same College of Examiners, but in your own home. This format eliminates time spent on coordinating exam location selections and travel on exam day. If you can video chat with your friends and family, you can take a remote exam.

Preparing for your practical exam

As social distancing is still the recommended practice by Government and Health Officials, there are limitations on the way certain disciplines can participate in Remote Exams. Please review the overview sections below to see whether your exam will be impacted.

Overview              Advanced Practical Overview

In preparation for your Practical Exam, and for further information on what to expect with a remote exam, please review this page:    

Before Your Practical Exam


Exam dates will be confirmed in your MyRCM account and by email. To ensure receipt of emails related to your exam, please check that the email address associated with your account is correct and add [email protected] to your safe sender list.  If you notice a discrepancy in the time of your exam between your confirmation email and your account - the time in your account is correct.