GDC CPD Requirements

These requirements are effective from 1.1.2018.

Over a five year cycle, dentists are required to achieve a minimum of 100 hours verifiable CPD, you must complete at least 10 hours of verifiable CPD every two years.

The highly recommended core topics to be achieved within this cycle should include, as a minimum:

The following topics are recommended as they contribute to patient safety and should be included in the 5 year cycle:

Download the GDC statement for CPD requirements - View and download

HSE Requirements

HSE Guidance for Dentists - View and download 

Enhanced CPD Requirements effective 17 July 2022

Dentist Transition