If you wish to complete an assessment on someone with a portfolio on Portfolio Online without an assessment request from that person, you can.
Step 1: Type the name or GMC number of the person you wish to assess in the search box on the Portfolio Online homepage.
Step 2: Click on 'Search'.
Step 3: Select the name of the person you wish to assess from the list.
Step 4: Click on '+New Assessment'.
Step 5: Select the standard you wish to assess the person against and the assessment type.
Step 6: Click on 'Create Assessment'.
Step 7: Select from 'I am a new user', or 'I already have an account'.
Step 8: Follow the on-screen prompts.
Please note that Mini-PAT assessments cannot be completed in this way. Mini-PATs must be initiated by a trainee. For more information on the mini-PAT, see out article: Undertaking a mini-PAT.