Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy | RCS

Date: 6 June 2022 - Applications for June 2022 intake have now closed. We will not be accepting any further applications at this time.
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 Care Professionals 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 registrant 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.

The course accepts a maximum of 8 places per course.

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).

Course information 2022 provides further information regarding the course structure.

How to apply

Applications for the KHP Orthodontic Therapy Programme will open on 24 May 21, with a closing date of 16 July 21.  Interviews will be held in August and September 21.  The KHP interview schedule will be released following shortlisting.

If you wish to apply please complete Application Form 2022

Please also complete Trainer Specification & Approval Form 2022

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

Candidate Information & Course Specification 2022

FAQS 2022

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