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Local Dental Anaesthesia - Short Course 2018
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: An existing Dental Hygiene qualification from a country outside of the UK. The documented GDC learning outcome requirements following the GDC Dental Care Professional assessment. All applicants are subject to interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance. If you are a UK Dental Hygienist who requires a return to practice course, please contact us directly for details.
Course specific requirements: All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required?
Criminal check (DBS) required? Yes
Criminal check (DBS) further details: All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.
Health checks required? Yes
Health checks further details: All offers are subject to Occupational Health clearance.
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: All applicants are subject to interview.
Portfolio required? No
Other required?
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: GCSE Science at grade C or above/GCSE Science at grade 4 or above.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
Volume and depth of study (A level or equivalent)  
Minimum number required:
Minimum number preferred:
Tariff Score  
Range of points in conditional offers:
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
GCE AS Acceptability: Not acceptable
GCE AS Double Award Acceptability: Not acceptable
GCE A level Acceptability: Not acceptable
GCE A level Double Award Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC (NQF)  
BTEC National Award (6 units) Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC National Certificate (12 units) Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC National Diploma (18 units) Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC (QCF)  
BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF) Level 3 Acceptability: Not acceptable
  Extended Diploma
BTEC (RQF)  
BTEC National Extended Certificate Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC National Diploma Acceptability: Not acceptable
BTEC National Extended Diploma Acceptability: Not acceptable
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability:
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Tariff points and grades  
Tariff Score:
   
Scottish Higher  
Acceptability:
   
Advanced Higher  
Acceptability:
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
International Baccalaureate  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
Cambridge Technical  
Introductory Diploma Acceptability: Not acceptable
Diploma Acceptability: Not acceptable
Extended Diploma Acceptability: Not acceptable
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 67 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 51 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 185 with no component score less than 176.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
100 with a minimum of 24 in Reading, 23 in Listening, 25 in Speaking and 24 in Writing
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 68 with a minimum of 61 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 5* with a minimum of 4 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A