Dental nurses provide essential chairside support and patient care for the dental team. If you’d like a career as a dental nurse and would like to earn a wage while you gain a qualification, read on!
Dental nurses are regulated by the General Dental Council and can be employed in general practice, hospitals or community dental services. You will work towards the essential qualifications and skills needed to register with the General Dental Council.
You’ll complete 15 mandatory units and will be based in your workplace but come into College on day release.
Maid Marian Way
September and February
Health Dental Nursing - Health Dental Nursing - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3) Standard
Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.
All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.
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Assessment is mainly through observation and witness testimonies, although other forms of evidence may be used. In addition you will take a multiple choice exam covering the key knowledge units. Functional Skills (where applicable) are assessed through written examination. For the Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health, assessment is through an e-portfolio.
The day release element of the apprenticeship is one day every two weeks. the qualification is usually completed in approximately 18 months.
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