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Apprenticeship – Dental Nursing – Level 3

The Diploma in Dental Nursing equips learners with knowledge and skills both in direct chairside work and in providing support in a range of dental treatments

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Apprenticeships
Location: Workplace
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 78
Hours:
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £2225
Adult Loan Amount: £2225
Workplace

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/apprenticeship-dental-nursing-level-3
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Course Information for Students

The Diploma in Dental Nursing equips learners with knowledge and skills both in direct chairside work and in providing support in a range of dental treatments. You will learn about various aspects of dental nursing including:

•First aid essentials
•Providing chairside support to patients for a number of procedures
•Contributing to the production of dental images


You will learn on the job in the work environment. On successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to register with the GDC as a dental nurse.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, you should be employed as a dental nurse and should demonstrate that you have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully. You need to be aged at least 16.


You’ll cover subjects such as:


• Emergency first aid
• Preparing and maintaining environments, instruments, and equipment for clinical dental procedures
• Providing chairside support to patients for a number of procedures
• Management of oral health diseases

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and on-site. 

£2,225, which can be financed by a student loan.

Some assessment will take place in the workplace and will include a portfolio of evidence to meet the competence units in the qualification. There are also four knowledge units that are assessed by individual online tests. Observations are undertaken by an appointed assessor

This qualification can help you to progress in – or to – a number of roles such as:
• Dental hygienist
• Dental nurse
• Dental technician
• Dental therapist.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship, but if you don’t we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and external advertising through social media and the national apprenticeship services website

If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk or call 01332 387421

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Dental Nurses

£15806

Dental Nurses

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 4, 2021 11:07 am