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Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (RCSEd)

The School for Dental Care Professionals is currently recruiting for the 2018-2019 Orthodontic Therapy programme

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 This application contains details regarding the:


  • Outline of the course
  • Person specification - orthodontic therapist
  • Person specification - trainer/mentor in orthodontic therapy
  • Responsibilities of the trainer in orthodontic therapy
  • Application Form - student orthodontic therapist
  • Application Form - trainer/mentor 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 premliminary induction from Monday 11th June 2018 to Friday June 2018.  It is essential that the trainer for the student orthodontic therpaist attends the Trainer's Day on Friday 15th June 2018.


  • 3 week core training programme from Monday 30th July 2018 to Friday 17th August 2018


  • 10 additional study days delivered from September 2018 to May 2019

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 environment; as per the GDC's 'Standards for the Dental Team' www.gdc-uk.org


Please submit applications to: kareline.bull@cmft.nhs.uk

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

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th November 2017 with prospective interviews to be held on Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th January 2018

For further enquiries contact: Kareline Bull, Education and Development Manager, telephone: 0161 272 5671