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1. Online Theory Component (Terms 1 & 2) - taught as a Distance Learning program using our dedicated Canvas Online Learning Management System (LMS).  The program is delivered as on-demand weekly sessions with continual tutor feedback and discussion. Assessment is by online coursework and essays.

2. Practical Skills Week (Term 3) - a 5 day pre-clinical program (with bonus 6th extracurricular CPD day) held after completion of the Online Theory module, in Perth, Western Australia.  Assessment is by OSCEs.

During the Practical Skills Week delegates practice and are exposed to all aspects of learning covered in their online learning, being the foundation skills required for dental implantology including: 

  • Patient assessment & treatment planning

  • Computerised treatment planning (using CBCT software)

  • Guided and non guided methods including guide fabrication

  • Single and multiple unit implant placement (using bone models)

  • Flap design and techniques (using pig heads)

  • Suturing techniques (using mucosa models and pig heads)

  • Ridge preservation

  • Bone augmentation techniques (using pig heads)

  • Prosthetic protocols

3. Clinical Cases component - after successful completion of the Online Theory Program and the Practical Skills Week you will progress to the Clinical Cases Module.  Following treatment planning approval and mentorship, you will treat your own patients under direct supervision of an institute Tutor in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Townsville (other locations viable with use of Accredited Local Mentors).  You must reach as pass grade in a minimum of 3 cases.  These cases will be of basic or intermediate difficulty (pending clinical experience level), eg. standard delayed or immediate single implant placement and restoration, and/or ridge preservation or guided bone regeneration followed by implant placement and restoration.

*4. Optional continuation and CPD - Additional opportunities from the Implant Institute, should you wish to learn more advanced topics in implantology including in hard and soft tissue considerations, immediate implant placement, sinus elevation procedures, PRF and phlebotomy training, and advanced prosthetic and surgical troubleshooting. Many of these are also covered in the Year 2 (PGDip) program, which you are able to pursue after completion of Year 1 (PGCert).

After successful completion of Elements 1-3, the Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology - PGCert (Dent Imp) is awarded​. Being an accredited postgraduate award program, the course meets (UK) regulatory requirements, and as such you must meet academic integrity requirements and a pass grade to qualify. 



Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology 

PGCert (Dent Imp)

A program of the Cambridge Academy of Dental Implantology, with Australia delivery partner The Implant Institute.

Course fee - A$17,300 PLUS GST

Deposit to secure - A$1,000

Alternatively, a Payment Plan is available ($2399 per month for 8 months).

  • Module 1: Covered by the above

  • Module 2: Covered by the above

  • Module 3: Patient treatment fees for the casework (minus lab and implant expenses) are forwarded to the Clinical Tutor or Accredited Mentor who supervises your procedures. These are normal treatment fees that can also be subsidised by the student if they wish.

2021 Program: January 12th 2021 commencement.


Interested but have questions about our Postgraduate Certificate in Dental Implantology course?



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