July 2019 practical examination application period released

July 2019 practical examination application period released

3 April 2019
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The Australian Dental Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the application period for practical examination seats in July 2019. 

Application period dates

The application period for practical examination places in July 2019 will open from Monday 15 April to Monday 3 May 2019.

The application period may close early if all seats are filled before the advertised closing date. Should this occur, we will announce the early closure via the ADC website. 

Practical examination seat availability

July 2019

There are only 95 practical examination seats available for July 2019. 

With more than 400 candidates eligible to sit for a practical examination place in July 2019, we anticipate a large number of applications during this application period. Eligible candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their applications early during this application period. 

August 2019

The ADC has previously advertised an application period for August 2019 practical examination seats. This application period is only open to candidates who successfully pass their written examination in March 2019. 

More information about this application period, including the eligibility criteria, is available here .

Practical examinations after August 2019

Practical seat availability beyond August 2019 is not finalised at this time. 

All candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the expiry date of their written examination when submitting an application for July 2019. If you are eligible for a seat during this application period, but decide not to apply, the ADC cannot guarantee your eligibility for future application periods. 

Application period eligibility 

Applications for practical examinations in July 2019 are only open to candidates who:

  • Hold a valid written examination with an expiry date later than April 2019. Candidates with a written examination expiring in April 2019 are not eligible to apply. 
  • Did not sit the written examination in March 2019. Candidates who sat and passed the written examination in March 2019 are eligible to apply for a practical examination seat in August 2019. More information about this application period is available here .  
  • Do not hold an existing practical examination booking, have pending practical examination results, or a pending appeal.
  • Have not sat a practical examination within three months of the examination period. 

Candidates with a pending verification, but not an appeal, who otherwise meet the above criteria, may apply for an examination place during this application period. 

Additional information

In fairness to all candidates, the ADC cannot consider applications received outside the defined application period, or from candidates not meeting the eligibility criteria.

The ADC is committed to keeping all candidates updated on access to examination seats, as well as important information relating to the assessment process. All candidates, regardless of their place in the assessment process, are strongly encouraged to monitor the ADC website for up-to-date information on examinations and assessments. 

For any further enquiries, please contact the ADC via the contact us page

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