Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy | RCS

Date: June 2020
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm (42 day programme)
Duration: 1 Year
Location: King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Price: £13,000
CPD: All days attended are verifiable CPD hours
Suitable for: Dental Nurses registered with the GDC who wish to specialise in Orthodontic Therapy
Syllabus: Available from the RCSEd website

Our GDC approved training programme equips registered Dental Nurses with the skills and knowledge to qualify as an Orthodontic Therapist upon completion.

Entry requirements

To be eligible to join, you must be a Dental Nurse registered with the General Dental Council (GDC) with 2 years’ experience in clinical orthodontics. Applicants must also meet the full eligibility criteria set out in the candidate specification.


Two payment options are available:

  • Payment in full
  • Payment on a 2 stage payment plan

If your application is successful, we will be in touch to confirm your preferred option. Course places are confirmed once course deposit has been received following a successful interview and confirmation letter.

Pay course deposit – 2019

Pay course fees – 2019

Further information

The course is provided by King’s Health Partners, and delivered by staff of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KCH), Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) and King’s College London (KCL).

If you are interested in joining our mailing list, please email adding ‘Mailing List – KHP Orthodontic Therapy Programme’ in the subject line kch-tr.DentalTeamEducationCentre@nhs.net

How to apply

The KHP Orthodontic Therapy team will run a rolling recruitment process for the June 2020 entries. All applications will be reviewed on arrival and applicants will be notified within 4 weeks of the application submission to confirm if they have been shortlisted.

To check the status of applications, please contact the centre after the 4 week submission date has passed.

The KHP interview schedule will be released following shortlisting.

Please download and complete the application and approval form, if you are interested in undertaking the KHP Orthodontic Therapy Programme.

Application Form 2020
Trainer Specification & Approval Form 2020

The following KHP documentation will provide support and guidance to complete the application:

Candidate Information & Course Specification
Website course information 2020
FAQS 2020

Please send all completed applications to the following postal address:

Service Development Co-ordinator
Dental Team Education Centre
king’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
3rd Floor, Dental Extension
Caldecot Road