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Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh is pleased to announce that it is re-instating the examination for the Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy.

This examination has been designed to indicate that the candidate has demonstrated that he/she has achieved the required specific learning outcomes of their Dental Care Professional (DCP) category as specified by the General Dental Council’s publication Preparing for Practice - Dental team learning outcomes for registration 

Examiner Vacancies

The College is now recruiting examiners for these Diplomas and applications are invited from both Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists. 

Examiners must be in good standing with the General Dental Council, should hold current registration with the GDC and have been registered for a period of not less than four years. 

Training for all examiners will be provided by the College and all appointed examiners will be expected to contribute to the question bank and attend appropriate further training.

The application form, referee form and the criteria for applicants can be found on the College website:  www.rcsed.ac.uk under the Dental Faculty home page.

For further details contact:

Miss F Gibb
Senior Examination Administrator
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Adamson Centre
21 Hill Place


Tel: 0131 668 9224
Email: f.gibb@rcsed.ac.uk

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