Updated 23 Mar 2020

RACDS is actively working on alternative delivery methods (online/remote), postponement and cancellation for College courses, exams and other activities. Please check on this page on a regular basis for the most up to date information.

College Calendar 2020

Month Date Event
January
2020
6 Mon – 7 Tue FRACDS(GDP) – Final Exam Written Paper
Venue: Various
13 Mon – 15 Wed FRACDS(GDP) – Final Exam viva voce
Venue: Sydney
 
 February
2020
1 Sat MRACDS(GDP) – Orientation Day
Venue: Sydney
8 Sat OMS – Trainee Induction Day
Venue: Sydney
14 Fri OMS – Final date for Logbook Summaries, Six-Monthly Formative Assessment Forms and Clinical Training Assessments to be received by the College for trainees occupying accredited training posts in 2020

OMS – Final date for trainees to complete registration requirements and make payment
28 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments Close Assessment Round 1
 
 March
2020
2 Mon OMS – Closing date for registration for the SST Examination
6 Fri – 3 Fri (April) MRACDS(GDP) – Assessment Round 1 (5 Weeks)
13 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments Close for viva voce examination
  
 April
2020
1 Tue SDP – Closing date for mid-year University Conjoint Examinations
OMS - Enrolments close for applications for re-entry for training
2 Thu MRACDS(GDP)viva voce practice session
Venue: Online
3 Fri – 4 Sat OMS – SST Prep Course - CANCELLED (See advice)
Venue: Adelaide
17 Fri
MRACDS(GDP)viva voce examination - POSTPONED TO 24 JULY 2020
Venue: Sydney
20 Mon – 25 Fri OMS West week – Revision Course - CANCELLED
Venue: Perth
24 Fri FRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Preparation for Fellowship Success
 
 May
2020
1 Fri
SDP – Closing date for Assessment of Eligibility for Membership and Fellowship by Examination (Sydney)
8 Fri OMS – Closing date for Application for Eligibility for Surgical Training positions for 2021
MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Assessment Round 2
12 Tue – 14 Thu SDP – M(Orth)/MRACDS(Orth) Conjoint Examination - POSTPONED TO 22 – 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 
Venue: Edinburgh
15 Fri – 17 Sun FRACDS(GDP) – Preparation for Fellowship Success (PFS) - ONLINE 
22 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – CPD Masterclass: Infection Control - POSTPONED TO 18 SEPTEMBER 2020
Venue: Sydney
23 Sat MRACDS(GDP) – CPD Masterclass: Practice Management, Law, Ethics and Risk Management 
ONLINE (Video conferencing)
 
 June
2020
1 Mon SDP – Membership & Fellowship Examination enrolments close and case reports due
5 Fri – 3 Fri (Jul)
MRACDS(GDP) – Assessment Round 2 (5 Weeks)
12 Fri FRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Orientation Course
12 Fri –13 Sat OMS – SST Examination  - POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2020 (DATES TBA)
Venue: Sydney
26 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for viva voce examination
 
 July
2020
6 Mon –
17 Fri
FRACDS(GDP) – Orientation Course - Primary Examination - ONLINE 
9 Thu MRACDS(GDP)viva voce practice session
Venue: Online
16 Thu -
18 Sat
OMS – Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine Course 2020 - CANCELLED
Location: Christchurch, Dunedin 
17 Fri SDP – Enrolments close for M(Orth) / MRACDS(Orth) Conjoint Examination (Edinburgh)
24 Fri MRACDS(GDP) viva voce examination
Venue: Sydney
25 Sat OMS – Selection interviews for Training Program 2021
Venue: Sydney
31 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – CPD Masterclass: Medical Emergencies
Venue: TBA
 
August
2020
1 Sat MRACDS(GDP) – CPD Masterclass: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Venue: TBA
 14 Fri OMS – Closing date for registration for the Final Examination
15 Sat OMS – Final date for Six-Monthly Formative Assessment Forms and Clinical Training Assessments to be received by the College for trainees occupying accredited training posts in 2020
17 Mon – 19 Wed SDP – SDP College Membership and Fellowship Examinations
Venue: Sydney
28 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Assessment Round 3
 
September
2020
1 Tue
SDP – Enrolments close for end of year University Conjoint Examinations
10 Thu –
12 Sat
 Fine Edge Dentistry – 25th Convocation
18 Fri FRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Primary Examination viva voce in Hong Kong and Malaysia 
19 Sat MRACDS(GDP) – CPD Masterclass: Therapeutics in Dentistry, Pain and Pain Management & Clinical Examination Technique and Dental Imaging
Venue: Sydney
TBA
MRACDS(GDP) – Mentors Workshop
Venue: Sydney
25 Fri SDP – Enrolments close for M(Orth)/MRACDS(Orth) Conjoint Examination (Adelaide)
25 Fri – 23 Fri (Oct) MRACDS(GDP) – Assessment Round 3 (5 Weeks)
 
 October
2020
9 Fri FRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Primary Examination viva voce in Sydney
 23 Fri MRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close viva voce examination
26 Mon -
27 Tue
OMS – Final Written Examinations
Venue: Regionally and New Zealand
 
 
 November
2020
5 Thu MRACDS(GDP)viva voce practice sessions
Venue: Online
13 Fri FRACDS(GDP) – Enrolments close for Final Examination
13 Fri - 
14 Sat
OMS – Final Examination – Clinical and Viva voce 
Venue: Epworth Centre, Melbourne 
20 Fri MRACDS(GDP)viva voce examination
Venue: Sydney
23 Mon -
25 Thu
SDP – M(Orth)/MRACDS(Orth) Conjoint Examination 
Venue: Adelaide
30 Mon – 2 Wed (Dec)
FRACDS(GDP) – Primary Exam Written Papers
Venue: Various
 
 
December
2020
8 Tue – 10 Thu FRACDS(GDP) – Primary Exam viva voce
Venue: Sydney
12 Sat  FRACDS(GDP) – Primary Exam viva voce
Venue: Hong Kong
14 Mon FRACDS(GDP) – Primary Exam viva voce
Venue: Malaysia
15 Tue OMS – Closing date for submission of applications for Approved Positions for 2021 
 
January 2021 11 Mon – 12 Tue FRACDS(GDP) – Final Exam Written Paper
Venue: Various
18 Mon – 20 Wed FRACDS(GDP) – Final Exam viva voce
Venue: Sydney


ENQUIRIES


For more information on registering for upcoming Courses and Examinations, please contact the College at info@racds.org or call the College office on +61 2 9262 6044

For more information on registering for upcoming Events, please contact Caitlin Connolly at caitlin.connolly@racds.org or call the College office on +61 2 9262 6044