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Core Training


For information relating to COVID-19 please go the NHS Inform site, should you have any questions relating to recruitment, please contact us at

Any COVID-19 updates for recruitment 2020 will be published on the HEE page for National Recruitment to Dental Core Training here.



Dental Core Training (DCT) is a period of postgraduate development which extends from the end of Dental Vocational (Foundation) Training to the start of Specialty Training, specialist or general practice or other possible career options.

2020 Recruitment

Oriel applications for DCT posts in Scotland are closed

The Recruitment timetable for 2020 can be found here


Education Programmes


The Curriculum can be found here

DCTs in Hospitals Guidelines can be found here

Study Leave

To apply for study leave, use Turas. Click here for Study Leave Policy and Turas User Guide for trainees and for TPDs. For further help contact


The NEW ePortfolio can be found at

Training videos for Trainees are available at: or

Training videos for Supervisors are available at: or


The previous version of ePortfolio is still available in read only format here.

For help with passwords contact