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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 Please note that the first report for a programme will not be published until the year the first cohort graduates, or later if an ongoing sufficiency decision cannot be given at that point.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.

 

Dental Technology Centre

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Foundation Degree in Dental Technology (qualification awarded by the University of Bolton)

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

The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 

The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.

 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 

The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.

Foundation Degree in Dental Technology

The qualification for this programme is awarded by the University of Worcester.

Birmingham Metropolitan College programme report with observations 2019

​Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
 
 
BSc (Hons) Dental Technology
 
 
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology
 
The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 
 
The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.
 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology.

The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 
 
The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.
 
 

Higher Education Diploma in Dental Technology

The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 
 
The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.
 

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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology

Pearson programme report with observations 2019

This programme is delivered by the following providers:

Belfast School of Dental Technology Visit the website

Birmingham Metropolitan College Visit the website

Lambeth College Visit the website

Leeds Dental Institute Visit the website

Nottingham College Visit the website

The Sheffield College  Visit the website

 

 

Foundation Degree in Dental Technology (to be awarded by The Open University)

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

​Visit the website

The qualification for this programme is awarded by Pearson. 

The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Pearson.

Foundation Degree in Dental Technology

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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.

Programme delivered by The City of Liverpool College​

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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.

Programme delivered by The Sheffield College

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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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Diploma of Higher Education in Dental Technology

This programme has been provisionally accepted by the GDC Registrar. The decision regarding 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.

 
Foundation Degree in Dental Technology
 
BSc in Dental Technology
 

Foundation Degree in Dental Technology

Programme delivered by Birmingham Metropolitan College and awarded by the University of Worcester 

 
The latest inspection report can be found under the entry for Birmingham Metropolitan College.