Dental Therapist Foundation Training in Yorkshire and the Humber

Dental Therapist Foundation Training is a programme for new or recently qualified Dental Therapists. It is designed to support them in their first year in practice including supervision, mentoring and a study day programme.


Applications for Trainee Dental Therapists, for the 2021-2022 training programme, are now CLOSED.

Applications for Educational Supervsiors, for the 2021-2022 training programme, are OPEN.


The 2021/22 scheme has a provisional start date of September 2021, however this may change in light of challenges with Covid-19.

Details about the 2021/22 scheme are under regular review and all updates will appear on this page.


Further information about the scheme is detailed within the Applicant Handbook.

If you have any further questions please direct them to Joanne Ward, Training Programme Director for DTFT in Yorkshire and the Humber;




Contact us

The Dental Therapy Foundation Team

Joanne Ward

Training Programme Director

Simon Hearnshaw

Training Programme Director



Applicant Handbook

Before completing the application form, please read through the information provided in this handbook.

Please direct any questions you may have about the training scheme to Joanne Ward:


Do you want to be an Educational Supervisor for DTFT?

Thank you for your interest in becoming an Educational Supervisor for Dental Therapy Foundation Training.

We are looking at expanding the capacity for our 2021/22 cohort so are now in a position to accept applications. 

Please use this link to access the PARE application system  

             *Please select the Dental Educational Supervisor option.


**Please be aware that the process is competitive. 

If you would like more information about the 2021/22 scheme please contact the Training Programme Director, Joanne Ward:


Click here to view any changes to the applications for 2021/22

Please send your completed applications for to Joanne Ward

** June 2021**

We have now started accepting applications for DTFT training practices. Once we have more information about the number of graduating students from universities and how many available practices there are for the DTFT scheme we will be in touch about arranging interviews.

We apologise about any delay in the application process