2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period stages have been released - The Australian Dental Council

2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period stages have been released

2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period stages have been released
30 January 2024 [email protected]

The 2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination application period will be open in two stages.

 

Eligibility

This application period is open to candidates who:

  • Have a valid initial assessment up to the end of the examination date
  • Have a have a valid written examination up to the end of the examination date
  • Have not sat, or are due to sit, a practical examination in the previous examination period

 

Stage 1 (6 – 20 February 2024)

Stage 1 will be open for candidates that do not have a booked practical examination place in Period 1 Jan-May 2024, and that have:

  • a valid initial assessment expiring within 1 May 2024 – 31 August 2024 and/or
  • a valid written examination expiring before 31 August 2024

 

Stage 2 (13 – 20 February 2024)

will be open for candidates that do not have a booked practical examination place in Period 1 Jan-May 2024, and that have:

  • have a valid initial assessment expiring after 31 August 2024 and/or
  • have a valid written examination expiring after 31 August 2024

 

Applications for Stage 2 will be accepted on a first come first serve basis and may close prior to the advertised closing date, depending on seat availability. In the event of the period closing earlier, a waiting list will be created and interested candidates will be invited to sit as places become available.

Stage 1 and Stage 2 candidates have been emailed to confirm their priority allocation. Any candidate who believes they should be in Stage 1 and/or Stage 2 and who has not received a confirmation email should contact the ADC team at [email protected].

As soon as each application stage opens, nominated candidates will receive an automated email to advise that applications can be submitted via ADC Connect.

Waitlist (2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination)

Welcome to the General Dentistry Practical Examination waitlist.

Should candidates withdraw from the practical examination after the application period closes, seats may become available for other candidates. Candidates will be able to add their names to the waitlist after the application closes and at any time during the examination period.

It is important to note that the positions will usually become available at short notice. Candidates on the waitlist will not be under any obligation to accept the offer of a seat if contacted.

Candidates should consider whether they have the sufficient time to prepare and present for the examination on the available dates before accepting the offer. If they choose to proceed, candidates understand and agree that no special consideration can be given if they choose to sit at short notice.

The criteria to join the waitlist are listed below. If a candidate does not meet the specified criteria to be offered a place, the ADC will select the next candidate on the waitlist according to their position.

Waitlist criteria:

  • Candidate must have a valid initial and written examination.
  • Candidate is not holding a current practical examination booking or have practical examination result pending.
  • Candidate does not have a practical examination review/appeal pending.
  • Candidate agrees to accept the position within the timeframe of which the exam will be held.

Priority will be given to candidates who have not sat a practical examination within the previous examination period.

Please enter your details below if you wish to be included in the waitlist for the 2024 Period 2 General Dentistry Practical Examination (May to August 2024).

To be added to the waitlist, candidates should complete this form. The waitlist will only be active after the close of the application period, on 20 February 2024.