Updated for 2018-19, this guide has been written specifically for
final year dental students to help with the next step on your dental
career path: securing your first job.
give you the low-down on what interviewers are really looking for Dr Helen Falcon MBE, former Postgraduate Dental Dean and former Chair of COPDEND, gives guidance on preparing for your Dental
Foundation Training interview.
Dr Falcon's advice includes practice interview
scenarios and essential information about how to succeed in the Situational Judgement Tests. Plus new example scenarios and SJT questions.
Jeff Ellis, a
Vocational Trainer from Scotland gives interview tips for Scottish
Vocational Training candidates. Potential questions you may be asked in
your interview, plus helpful guidance on choosing a practice is covered.
There is also helpful advice about writing a winning CV, plus a sample CV to download.
graduates also discuss their own experiences of last years interviews
and give advice on a range of topics from interview technique to
Preview the guide. Download an extract: GYFJ Extract 2018.pdf
All final year student members will be posted a copy of the guide in early September 2018.
Interview skills lecture
You can also find out more about preparing for your interview in our 'Making the right impression' interview skills lecture. This is touring all UK dental schools in the autumn term. Find out when we're visiting your school.
Interview skills workshop
To polish up your interview technique
for the dental foundation training interviews, we are running an interview skills workshop in London. Find out more.