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Dental Foundation Training 2017

The application window for Dental Foundation Training opens at 12.00 noon (UK local time) on 25 August, 2016 and the window will close at 12.00 noon (UK local time) on 22 September, 2016. 

Applications are invited for appointment to dental schemes nationally. 

Application process

Application forms are available on the national recruitment portal, Oriel 

Please note that the vacancies advertised may be subject to change prior to interview.


Before applying please ensure you read the Dental Foundation Training - National Applicant Guide 2017 and the Person Specification to assess your suitability. There are also guides available in the resource bank of the national recruitment portal to assist you with completing your application. 

To be considered for longlisting you must complete the relevant online application form. No other documentation will be accepted at the application stage. 

Late applications will not be considered.

Dental Core Training Timeline

ROUND 2 - Dental Core Training September 2016

Trainee Recruitment Timeline


Applications Open

13th May2016 at 10.00 am

Applications Close

9th June 2016 at 4.00 pm

Invite to Interview



4th July 2016

Job Offers

13th July 2016

DCT Post Start Date

7th September 2016



National Professional Dental Advisers Conference - 18th November 2016

The conference will be relevant to all professional dental advisers, educational advisers, Local Dental Networks, LDC members and dental commissioners. For further information please click here


Please register your interest at

New Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry, St Chad’s Queensway has now moved to its new location.

The address for the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry is:

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry

5 Mill Pool Way


B5 7EG


A map and directions will be available on Maxcourse once approved.


Parking for delegates will remain the same e.g. limited parking will be available for evening courses.


For any queries regarding postgraduate courses for the dental team at the new dental hospital and School of Dentistry please contact either of the below      0121 695 2590

DFT/DFTQ Trainer Recruitment March 2017

Dental Foundation Training (DFT/DFTQ) – Recruitment Process for Trainers - March 2017.  



March 2017

Trainer Recruitment Timeline


Applications Open

9am 5th September 2016

Applications Close

5pm 23rd September 2016

DF1 Trainer Interviews take place

30th November 2016

Training Practice Inspections

September/November 2016

Practice Selection Day

January 2017

Trainer Prep Course

Jan/Feb 2017



Trainer Handbook

Guidance notes on completion of Trainer Application - PLEASE READ

Application Form


 0121 695 2589



Dentaljuice E-Learning

Health Education England Dental Team has recently procured 1000 Dentaljuce e-learning licences  that are available on a “first come basis”.


If you would like further information, please would you click here  ​​to access Dentaljuce e-learning flyer click here 

In order to register your expression of interest please click here

Dental Team Apprenticeships

Health Education England, working across the West Midlands is offering Dental Teams within the West Midlands the opportunity to apply for a one off payment of £500 for all Apprenticeship starts from April 2016 to March 2017.


For further information please click here

DCT Development Programme

Health Education West Midlands is leading this programme of work. For further information click here

Dental Therapy Key Dates 2016


Dental Foundation Therapy Key dates


Trainer/Therapists Applications Open

1st March 2016

Trainer/Therapist Applications Close

31st May 2016

Practice Visits

March/April 2016

Trainer Interviews/Appointments

June 2016

List of Training Practices & Therapists released

1st July 2016

Trainer Induction Day

July/August 2016

Trainer/Therapists pairings take place

July 2016

List of Trainer/Therapists finalised

2nd August 2016

Training programme commences

1st September 2016


If you have any further queries relating to the recruitment process, please contact Wendy Perry via email or phone

0121 695 2587