Trainee Induction

Welcome to the Vocational Trainee Induction page.  Please watch the videos on this page and read the documents as part of your Induction to Vocational Training.


VT Induction - James Boyle Presentation

Assessment and Satisfactory Completion in Vocational Training

(What we look for, and where it all leads)

What is VT all about?

This video gives an overview of some important aspects of VT from the perspective of some VDPs themselves

How can VT Business Support help you?

In VT we have essential guidance that will help you throughout your training year.  In particular when attending study days and what to do when you are absent from practice.  Please click on any of the icons to access the guidance documents.

Take a few moments to watch "VT News - Induction" to find out important information on how you will manage the administration aspect of your VT year

Key points to look out for:

  • Content Relating to VT on Turas Learn
  • Trainer/Trainee Contract
  • NESD1
  • Travel & Subsistence
  • Absence Monitroring
  • COVID 19 Update
  • Dental Education Centres
Clinical Skills Facility

Please watch our short video describing what to do when using the clinical skills area

VT Assessment

The assessment system is performance-based and has been specifically developed to drive training and help trainees reach the expected standard of competence at the end of DVT.  A number of different assessment tools are used to assess trainees across the full range of competencies for this training. You should review the below documents prior to your induction day:

Full assessment information and guidance can be found here

Please view this important video on LEPs before completing any in practice.