Dental Career Advancement Program (DCAP)Part 1 - Preparation for Australian Dental Council (ADC) Written Exam

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Dental Career Advancement Program (DCAP) - Part 1, is a preparatory course which enhances the candidate's professional knowledge and helps them to prepare for the Australian Dental Council written examination.

This program will provide Internationally registered dentists the opportunity to study content relevant to dentistry practice in Australia, allowing them to review their reasoning skills along with the application of clinical judgement as per the dental practice in Australia.

This course aims to merge their previous knowledge, experience, skills and life experiences and provide them with new knowledge about the Australian healthcare system, and the current standards of practice.

The course promotes an environment of critical enquiry, testing of ideas, generation and expansion of dentistry knowledge, in preparation to be skilled, competent, confident, critical thinking registered dentists in Australia.

Australian Dental Council (ADC) Registration Process for Overseas Registered Dentists

The ADC process consists of 3 stages:

A paper-based qualification and documentation assessment.

The initial assessment process involves the assessment of documents including professional qualifications, work experience, registration history, and a good standing to determine eligibility to appear for the written examination.

Timeframe  Approximately 8 weeks (not inclusive of the time taken to submit any additional document)

AUD $610


To be eligible to apply for initial assessment applicants must:

  • hold a minimum qualification(s) at the required level that is comparable in duration and content to the nationally agreed minimal education standard for the relevant Australian dental profession, and
  • have held registration or license in either in their home country, or country of training, with no withdrawal of registration.

The minimum required qualifications vary between professions.

  • Dentists: must hold at least a four-year, full-time university dental degree, or diploma at an acknowledged university.

Get started with DCAP for ADC exam : Part 1

About the program:

Dental Career Advancement Program (DCAP) - Part 1, is a preparatory course which enhances the candidate's professional knowledge and helps them to prepare for the Australian Dental Council written examination.

Course Structure:

The course has been specifically designed and curated to be aligned as per the 4 paper modules that the candidates will be tested on.
Each topic within the specific modules will be taught in addition to which informative resources and handbooks will be provided.

Paper 1 Paper 2 Paper 3 Paper 4
  • Tooth Conservation
  • Dental Materials
  • Dental Caries
  • Endodontics
  • Dental Pulp
  • Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Removable Prosthodontics
  • Implantology
  • Anesthesia and Resuscitation
  • Infection Control
  • Oral Pathology
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Medicine
  • Orthodontics
  • Paediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Public Dental Health
  • Radiology

Course Details:

Delivery Mode Online
Course Fee$2000$1500$1200
Course Duration 26 weeks18 weeks10 weeks
Course Intake 15th March 202103rd May 202128th June 2021

Admission Requirement:

Be a registered dentist in your home country or country of practice

Why choose us?

Healthovation is a sister company of Health Careers International (HCI), an expert in healthcare education and practice in Australia and other parts of the world. We’ve been established for 15 years and remain directly connected to practitioners and industry bodies. Our courses provide a deep theoretical and practical hands-on experience at the same time. Our seasoned trainers are passionate about their work and will offer you their expertise to help you grow.

The online learning platform used by Healthovation is interactive and innovative, through which students receive immense support, flexibility and quality virtual learning experience. With our online learning platform students can experience learning that is centred around them, their work and other life commitments. Studying online with us means, care and support that students will receive at their fingertips, 7-days a week

We push the boundaries of simulation environments so that you can have an experience that is as close to reality as possible. Our laboratories and facilities replicate real hospital and professional industry environments. New technologies and approaches are always being explored, including virtual simulations.

We keep a pulse on the healthcare industry so that we can feed our insights directly into your learning. The course provided has a direct relevance to the current needs of the Australian dental industry . We have guest lecturers, who have been practicing as dentists in Australia who will share their knowledge and tips on clearing the ADC written examination. You can take advantage of our professional connections and partnerships, which allow for exciting opportunities and pathways to achieving your goals.

Our curriculum has been developed in a way to not only help you succeed in clearing the ADC written exam but to also make you one of the highly skilled dentists in Australia. We provide mock tests designed on real test patterns , Odell case , more than 5000 questions for you to practice.

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