Jonathan started his training in Arundel St. Portsmouth working alongside his father and grandfather. He qualified with a National Diploma in Dental Technology from Southampton College in 1985. In 1998 he gained his Higher National Certificate in Prosthetics at Lambeth College. While there, Jonathan won the Dentsply Prosthetics award for 1997 and 1998, the first student to win this award in two consecutive years.
In 2000 he completed a Cert Ed at Portsmouth University and returned to Southampton on a part time basis teaching prosthetics. During this period, he also worked as a Senior Dental Technician at the prestigious Eastman Dental Hospital, London.
Jonathan qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons with a Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology in 2008.