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Dental technology programmes and qualifications

​Listed below are details of qualifications leading to registration with the GDC as a dental technician. You will also find the details of the schools which offer programmes in these qualifications.
 

Registering with the GDC

If you wish to register with us, please check that your qualification is listed below. If it is, you can then apply for registration. If you hold an older qualification not listed below, please check our list of historic qualifications or contact us.
 
If you have qualified outside the UK, please follow your route to registration.
 

Inspection reports

Under the details for each school are links to the most recent GDC inspection reports for each programme. Please note that the first report for a programme will not be published until the year the first cohort graduates, or later if an ongoing sufficiency decision cannot be given at that point. At the end of each report are observations received from the school on the contents of the report and any requirements and recommendations made by the GDC.

 

Foundation Degree in Dental Technology

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision as to the approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments, and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme.

School of Dental Technology
 
 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

Belfast School of Dental Technology report plus observations 2013-2014

 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

Birmingham Metropolitan College report plus observations 2012

​Cardiff School of Health Sciences
 
 
BSc (Hons) Dental Technology
 
 
Foundation Degree in Dental Technology
 

The qualification for this programme is awarded by De Montford University. 

Central College Nottingham programme report plus observations 2006

 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

Lambeth College London programme report plus observations 2012

​School of Dental Technology
 
 

Diploma of Higher Education in Dental Technology

Leeds Dental Institute programme report plus observations 2010

Programme delivered by City of Liverpool College​
 
 
Foundation Degree in Dental Technology
 

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision as to the approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments, and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the inspection panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme.

 

 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

the Sheffield College programme report plus observations 2012

 
Foundation Degree in Dental Technology
 
BSc in Dental Technology
 
Programme delivered by Birmingham Metropolitan College
 
 
Foundation Degree in Dental Technology
 
This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision as to the approval of a new programme for dental care professionals will not be made until the first cohort has completed their studies and examinations, or assessments, and the programme inspected by the GDC. The recommendations of the inspection panel must then be considered by the Registrar. Please contact the provider for further information about the programme.

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

Pearson programme report with observations 2019