Accreditation Reports

Accreditation is the status granted by Council to oral health training programmes that meet prescribed educational quality standards.


The purpose of accreditation is both to assure the quality of education and training and to promote continuous improvement of the programmes. All New Zealand prescribed qualification must be accredited and monitored by Council.  

Reports from the accreditation reviews (from 2015 onwards), are available below.  

University of Otago postgraduate programmes

Auckland University of Technology Bachelor of Health Science in Oral Health

New Zealand Association of Orthodontists Certificate of Orthodontic Assisting 

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 

Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

University of Otago Bachelor of Dental Technology and Bachelor of Dental Technology (Honours)