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Your career confidence kits

Whether you’re at the start of your career, planning a mid-career re-boot, or thinking about your options post-hands-on dentistry, the career confidence kit will help.

Yes, the world of dentistry is a career maze – with so many options available today – which is where we can help.DEC CareerMazeSm

Take a look the eight career confidence kits below. Think about what best suits your needs at your career stage.  Suitable for all members of the dental team, you can study solo, work with a learning buddy, or join an open group.  Then simply get in touch

Tailor your Package and Win Discounts

  • Join with a learning buddy and grow your careers together
  • If you want to create your own tailored package, we can create the blend that suits you.
  • For teams of 6 people or more we offer in-house options at your venue, at substantial discounts

Contact us and we’ll confirm an inclusive discounted package price for you.

Six Career Development Options

  1. Plan your direction
  2. 1-1 Coaching Sessions
  3. Your core marketing materials
  4. Ace that interview
  5. Career Confidence Workshops 
  6. Online Verifiable CPD

Kit 1 - plan your direction

  • Personal Development Plan
  • Career Orientations Self-Assessment
  • 1 hour 1-1 career coaching session by phone or skype

This kit focuses on your direction and the options you’re best suited to.

You’ll come away with a plan, a shortlist of options and development ideas to focus your career direction.

Book here £150 inc VAT

Additional 1-1 coaching sessions

Book extra 1-1 coaching sessions as needed.  Discounts are available for 3 or more booked at the same time.

Kit 2 - your core marketing materials

Your CV, personal statement and cover letter are your key marketing documents for prospective employers, or when you're applying to universities.  Their job is to get you shortlisted for interview.

  • CV and Personal Statement Review
  • Cover Letter review
  • ½ hour 1-1 career coaching session by phone or skype

We will work together by email and phone to edit and boost your written materials. Then we’ll work together over the phone.

You’ll come away with fresh ideas for your cover letters, CV and personal statement, and techniques you can use in your applications.

Book here £150 inc VAT

Kit 3 - Ace that interview

In today's competitive environment, your career development in the dental profession relies on more than your technical dentistry skills.  You need to show an understanding of all the GDC domains - and demonstrate your experience and commitment to continuous professional development.

This career confidence kit will give you the chance to rehearse your interview skills and come away with fresh ideas for standing out in the interview - building on your credibility and not turning the interview into a 'performance'.

  • 3 hours 1-1 Interview skills coaching
  • Private in-person coaching to boost your performance at interview and optimize your chance of success.

Register here Discounts available for a maximum of 2 people working together.

Kits 4 and 5 Career Confidence Group Workshops

Set in the heart of England, we’ll work together in groups looking at the key areas that many dental professionals find challenging.  Each workshop lasts for 3.5 hours and is full of interactive learning, discussion, practice and review.

Prices include your workbook and access to our online learning centre for more resources.

Kit 4 Ace that interview!

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  • Powerful CVs, covering letters and supporting statements
  • Interpreting the advertisement
  • Writing a great application

Part 2 (afternoon). Successful interview skills

  • Communication, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Presentation skills

Book here

    Kit 5 Plan and achieve that career change

    Part 1 (morning) your opportunities - the perfect match

    • Know yourself – skills, strengths and preferences
    • What’s out there – careers in dentistry
    • What’s out there – technical qualifications and training

    Part 2 (afternoon). Improve your networking skills

    • Understand the power of networking
    • Improve your career options
    • Develop your influencing skills
    • Upgrade your presentation skills

    Book here

      Our focus is practical skills in pairs and groups that you can use back in your world of work.

      Our workshops are stimulating and interactive, so that you can apply your skills straight away.

      How to book

      Book for 1 or more days. Discounts available when booking 2 or more workshops together.  

      Ask about our group discount rates, or in-house prices for groups of 6 or more people at your venue.


      • £180 for 1 day
      • £350 for 2 days, including overnight accommodation* 

      *Discounts apply when workshops are booked and paid for at the same time.  Prices include VAT as applicable.

      Kit 6 - Online Verifiable CPD

      This kit is for your ongoing learning, to earn your CPD at your convenience, year-round.

      Our online learning cpvers the three UK GDC domains of professionalism, leadership and management, and communication, through engaging learning modules combined with live, interactive online workshops ('webinars').

      Each hour is assessed through a short quiz and then you'll earn your certificate for your successful efforts. Each step of your journey is verifiable - and you can go back any time and review your learning to date - or stop and resume at your convenience.

      At £99 per year for 50+ hours, you'll be invited to four live learning events and you'll have access to all the self-paced materials during your membership.

      Register here

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