The Examinations Committee is an operational committee of the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC).
The Committee ensures that our exams are modern and can stand up to scrutiny.
The Examinations Committee:
Committee members have experience in pharmacy assessment, academia and examination delivery. They are not members of the APC Board.
The Examinations Committee is in place to ensure quality and integrity and defensibility in the administration of the high stakes exams for interns and overseas applicants by the Australian Pharmacy Council Ltd (APC).
The Examinations Committee is an operational committee of the APC. The Committee advises the APC Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Operational decisions on the design and development of APC examinations are managed by the Examinations team, who have developed defensible processes regarding the development and implementation of examination processes that are routinely reviewed and monitored.
This By-law, as per Section 24 of the APC Constitution, sets out the objectives and role of this committee. In the event of any inconsistency between the APC Constitution and this By-law, the APC Constitution prevails.
The purpose of the Examinations Committee is to:
The Examinations Committee membership will be appointed by the CEO, and will include as a minimum:
Members will be appointed for a term of three years and will be eligible for three terms. The CEO will select a Chair from within the membership. APC will cover the member’s expenses to attend meetings and pay a fee as per the relevant APC policies and guidelines.
Examinations Committee members are required to:
The Examinations Committee will meet up to three times a year. Additional meetings may be held as required.
The Executive Director Professional Services will be responsible for the Committee as Secretariat.
Duties and Responsibilities of Committee Members
Code of Conduct for Committee Members
Delegations to Committees Policy
APC Remuneration Policy
APC Travel Policy