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Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (RCSEd)


We have capacity for additional students on our 2016-2017 Orthodontic Therapy Programme.

Please submit applications to: ann.jones@cmft.nhs.uk or The Central Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street Manchester M156FH.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 4th February with prospective interviews to be held on Friday 12th February (pm).

For further enquiries contact: Ann Jones telephone: 0161 272 5671

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This application details contain:

  • Outline of the course
  • Person specification
  • orthodontic therapist
  • Person specification - trainer in orthodontic therapy
  • The responsibilities of the trainer in orthodontic therapy
  • Application Form - trainee orthodontic therapist
  • Application Form -trainer for orthodontic therapist
  • Declaration
  • Equal opportunities monitoring form

The cost of the course is £12,000 and there are 10 places available.

The course will be structured as follows and will be held at the Central Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals within the University Dental Hospital of Manchester:

  • 1 week preliminary induction from Monday 13th June to Friday 17th June 2016. It is essential that the trainer for the student orthodontic therapist attends the Trainer's Day on Friday 17th June 2016
  • 3 week core training programme from Monday 1st August 2016 to Friday 19th August 2016
  • 10 additional study days delivered from September 2016 to May 2017

The trainees will be selected following a structured interview. It is compulsory that the trainee is engaged in full time employment in an orthodontic practice as their clinical training will be carried out in the workplace.

As part of the selection process a workplace inspection will be carried out to ensure the workplace training facilities are suitable as a clinical and learning; as per the GDC's 'Standards for the Dental Team' www.gdc-uk.org

If the candidate is successful in their application; their trainer will be expected to attend a mandatory Trainer's Day.

Please complete:

Application form - trainee orthodontic therapist

Please return all completed forms to

The Central Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH

The NEW closing date for applications is: - Thursday 4th February 2016

If you have any further queries about this course please contact Gillian Benn, School Secretary on:

Tel: 0161-272 5670 or alternatively email gillian.benn@cmft.nhs.uk