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​​Dental foundation training intensive workshop​


To polish up your interview technique for the dental foundation training assessment day, we run a one-day intensive assessment skills workshop.

This year we have worked closely with recent interview candidates to expand and develop event content. We are also pleased to have the former Chair of COPDEND, Dr Helen Falcon MBE, delivering the event.

What does the workshop cover?

The day has a practical focus and covers:

  • Structured approach to assessment stations
  • Practise interview scenarios using structured methodology
  • Mini mock Situational Judgement Test (SJT) exam

To make sure you are fully prepared for your assessment day you will first develop a deeper understanding of a structured way to approach each assessment station, then have the opportunity to apply this practically.

The workshop is in addition to the interview skills lectures we provide in all UK dental schools. The workshop content is different and is designed to build on the dental school lectures.

Who is delivering the workshop?

  • Dr Helen Falcon MBE, former Chair of COPDEND and former Postgraduate Dental Dean
  • Dr Janine Brooks MBE, former Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean and owner of the Dental Coaching Academy.

Where is the workshop being held?

The workshop will be held on Saturday 28 October 2017 at the BDA head office: 64 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8YS. Our offices are a ten minute walk from Bond Street or Oxford Circus underground station.

The workshop will run from 10.30am - 5.30pm.

How much does it cost to attend?

The cost to attend the workshop is £65 per person. This includes lunch. Tickets are non-refundable.

The workshops are open to BDA members only. Student membership is only £2.34 a month, or £28 a year. Membership offers lots of other benefits too. Join online or call us on 020 7563 4550.

How do I book my place?

To book your place download the application form below, complete and email to To edit the form, you will need to download the form, then save to your computer before editing.

When your payment has been processed you will receive an email receipt confirming your place.

If you have any queries about your booking, please email

DFT Interview preparation booking form - 2017.docx