Dental Core Training

Dental Core Training in Yorkshire and the Humber

Recruitment to Dental Core Training (DCT) posts is through a national selection process led by Health Education England - East Midlands. DCT posts in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be included. Dental Core Training is available at three levels: level 1 (DCT1), level 2 (DCT2), and level 3 (DCT3).  All the levels above are advertised and recruited to as separate vacancies with differing eligibility criteria. 

DCT is recruited to once a year for a September commencement date. All DCT posts, regardless of level, are a fixed 12 months in length. While most programmes are hosted in secondary care Trusts, some posts are available in primary care and specialist dental services. For more information about vacancies in Yorkshire and the Humber, please see the vacancies section below.

Further sources of information

The Recruitment Process

Recruitment for Dental Core Training follows a national selection process led by Health Education England - East Midlands. Applications for 2019 National  Recruitment will open on 22 January 2019. A full timeline and further information about the national recruitment process can be found on COPDEND Postgradudate Training website. A Dental Recruitment Applicant Handbook is available from the Oriel Resource Bank

Vacancies

For the number of vacancies in Yorkshire and the Humber and post descriptions for each vacancy, please see our Dental Core Training Sharepoint library. The start date for all posts is 4 September 2019. All DCT posts, regardless of level, are a fixed 12 months in length. 

Please note: All vacancy information is indicative and subject to change.

Programme Information

For information about the Dental Core Training programme in Yorkshire and the Humber, please visit the School of Dentristry website. For information about the Dental Core Training curriculum, please visit the COPDEND Postgraduate Training website.

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