New 2022 examination periods released – The Australian Dental Council

New 2022 examination periods released

New 2022 examination periods released
10 March 2022 Byron Carr

We have released new application periods and examination dates for general dentistry written and practical examinations in 2022.

Application process

Applications for upcoming written and practical examinations must be made via ADC Connect. All eligible candidates who are yet to activate their ADC Connect account will be sent an activation invitation before 31 March 2022.

Once you have received this email, you will be able to select a password, and upload a copy of your photo and identification. Further information on setting up your ADC Connect account will be shared once the activation emails are sent.

Practical examinations

Application period: 5 – 19 April*

Examination dates: June – August (specific examination dates to be allocated after the application period)

*Applications close at 5pm AEST

This application period is open to candidates who:

  • have a valid initial assessment,
  • have a valid written examination,
  • have not sat, or are due to sit, a practical examination between March and May 2022, and
  • are fully vaccinated.

In addition, candidates will need to have activated their ADC Connect account AND have uploaded their photo and identification by 31 March 2022 in order to apply.

Candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria provided above will have an opportunity to apply for the practical examination later in 2022.

When applying, please remember that you must be available to sit the practical examination at any time during the advertised examination dates. While we ask you to provide your preferred date, we are unable to guarantee that you will be allocated that session.

Written examinations

Application period: 7 – 21 June*

Examination date: 14 – 15 September

*Applications close at 5pm AEST

The September 2022 written examination is open to all candidates who hold either a valid initial assessment or have submitted an initial assessment or renewal application by 31 March 2022.

In addition, candidates will need to have activated their ADC Connect account AND have uploaded their photo and identification by 15 May 2022 in order to apply.