Online Portfolio Support for Three-monthly Formative Appraisal

The Formative Appraisal Report must be completed at the three-monthly stage of every six-month period. The online form replaces all previous RANZCOG Three-monthly Formative Appraisal documentation and is to be used for all trainees. The appraisal document is an important record of the trainee’s performance and progress.

All Three-monthly Formative Appraisals are conducted online through the FRANZCOG Online Portfolio available in My.RANZCOG. The College has developed the following resources to assist trainees and Training Supervisors in completing their Three-monthly Formative Appraisal using the online system.




This sample of a completed 3-monthly appraisal form is intended only as a guide to trainees on how to comment/self-reflect on each of the competencies listed on the form:


Training Supervisors:

View the demonstration video outlining the step-by-step process for completing the Three-monthly Formative Appraisal online for both trainees and Training Supervisors.


General notes for Trainees and Supervisors:

  • Three-monthly Formative Appraisals of a trainee’s knowledge, skills and attitudes are COMPULSORY.
  • It is strongly recommended that both trainees and Training Supervisors view the online module that has been developed on how to conduct appraisals
  • The trainee MUST complete a self-assessment of their strengths and challenges on this form BEFORE meeting with their Training Supervisor to discuss their performance during the relevant three-month training period.
  • It is the responsibility of the trainee to ensure that their Training Supervisor is available to meet with the trainee to discuss the appraisal prior to submission.  
  • The Training Supervisor MUST identify and discuss strengths and areas for improvement with the trainee.
  • Every box must be completed by the trainee. Where areas for improvement and/or conflicting views are highlighted, the Training Supervisor must provide feedback.
  • Where significant deficiencies are identified, an action plan to address these should be discussed and implemented.
  • If the Training Supervisor thinks the trainee would benefit from focussed remediation in one or more areas, the Learning Development Plan can be used.
  • Both parties must review the comments and declare that they have discussed the appraisal.


Overview of the FRANZCOG Online Portfolio for Training Supervisors

Training Supervisors can also view a demonstration video covering the online Three-monthly Formative Appraisal, Logbook and Additional Requirements (APSS, IHCAs, Mandatory Workshops etc.).

More information

If you require additional support or have any questions, please contact:

Email: [email protected]



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