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Qualification name Foundation Degree in Dental Technology - The City of Liverpool College
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation Open University (The)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 12th September 2022
Cost description Contact the College
Attendance pattern Daytime

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The Foundation Degree in Dental Technology is a three-year, part-time course that has been developed and built to match the requirements of dental technicians, employers, professional bodies, and also meet the statutory regulatorand#39s requirements for recognition of the higher technical skills required by modern dental technicians. These are steps needed to gain the knowledge, understanding and competence students will require to develop as a Dental Care Professional (DCP). The Foundation Degree recognises the practical skills training provided by a workplace mentor in one of the disciplines of dental technology, and formal credit will be given for the developed competence and integration with other members of the dental team. This programme is intended to provide students with an opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and real work based competence to effectively operate as a dental technician and also to register with the General Dental Council (GDC) as a dental technician. The Foundation Degree in Dental Technology is validated by The Open University. The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online: FD Dental Technology Programme Handbook (22-23) This programme is validated by The Open University. To access the OU Regulations and OU Students' Guide, please follow the links below: OU Regulations OU Students' Guide This programme is delivered through in-person teaching. Should government guidance or public heath advice change in-year, students will be able to continue their studies with a blend of in-person and remote learning, supported by additional safety measures on campus.

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� GCSE English Language at grade C or above or equivalent � MMM grade profile (BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma) We also welcome applications from those with relevant experience in lieu of the minimum entry requirements. All applicants must be employed full time in a dental laboratory. Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

This programme produces graduates skilled in a broad range of specialist areas, and graduates have moved on to senior roles as mangers in dental laboratories or after gaining further experience opened their own dental laboratories. Other career pathways graduates have followed include: Maxillofacial technology, Technical educators, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Equine Dentistry, and dental materials scientist.

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Name The Learning Exchange
Address Roscoe Street
L1 9DW
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