FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CAN I USE LETTERS AFTER MY NAME?
ARE PATIENTS PROVIDED?
Yes. All patients are provided for you on the Clinical Training Program. You will treat a variety of live cases under supervision over 5 days. We guarantee that you will place at least 6 implants during the Clinical Training Program.
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
You must be a GDC registered dentist. You must also have proof of your Hepatitis B status, indemnity, a current CPR certificate and a DBS certificate.
DOES THE PRACTICAL SKILLS WEEK INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD?
The Practical Skills Week includes lunch. Accommodation is not included. The venue in Cambridge, where this program is held (The Moller Institute), has 92 air conditioned en-suite rooms that are graded at 4*. Cambridge also has plenty of other hotels ranging from budget to luxury.
DOES THE COURSE MEET ANY SPECIFIC STANDARDS?
Yes, the course teaches the syllabus published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP). This syllabus is the training standard required by the General Dental Council for the practice of dental implantology in the UK. The PGCert is accredited by the regulated UK awarding body, EduQual, as a formal postgraduate qualification, allowing use of the letters PGCert (Dent Imp) after your name.
WHAT ARE THE COURSE'S AIMS & OBJECTIVES?
Our aim is to take dentists, with no previous implant experience being necessary, and provide a high level of training to enable these practitioners to safely and confidently provide straight forward implant treatment in their own practice, in compliance with GDC training requirements.
WHAT IS THE COST?
The course costs £7,950. The course fees can be spread over 10 months with our Easy Payment Scheme. All fees are subject to VAT.
I ALREADY HAVE SOME EXPERIENCE IN DENTAL IMPLANTOLOGY. IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR ME?
This course is aimed at dentists with little or no previous experience of dental implantology. If you are experienced and wish to gain a formal postgraduate qualification you may wish to consider the PGDip
CAN I SPREAD MY COURSE FEES, RATHER THAN HAVE TO PAY IN ONE GO?
Yes. You can pay the course fee interest free over 10 months (September-June) with our Easy Payment Scheme
Yes. The award is formally accredited by EduQual as a Level 7 postgraduate qualification, aligned with the Ofsted Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). You would be entitled to use the letters PGCert (Dent Imp) after your name upon successful completion of the program.
WHAT IS EDUQUAL?
EduQual is a regulated UK awarding body, approved by SQA-Accreditation, a globally-recognised national qualifications framework aligned to other recognised frameworks such as the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and the Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).