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The dental nursing careers package is designed for people looking to work or working within the dental sector. If you are passionate about dental care, we have the right career package for you.

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Dental Nursing careers

Our Dental Nursing Careers package is designed for those wishing to or working in a Dental Practice. Dental Nurses may work in a variety of clinical environments and our careers package reflects all aspects of clinical responsibilities and duties of a dental nurse’s role and will provide you with the relevant qualification to apply to the General Dental Council (GDC) for professional registration as a dental nurse.

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Possibilities for your future

There are many different roles and pathways within the Dental Nursing industry, whether you work for someone else or choose to be self-employed. Some of the potential careers on completion of our programmes are…

Dental Nurse
Dental Support Worker
Dental Technologist
Dental Technician

Type of courses
and Qualifications

We have various funding streams available (subject to eligibility and location). These include Government fully funded, Government and employer funded, Government accessed Loans, Private loans with 0% interest, commercial courses. 

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship is just one way to gain entry when working within the dental industry. Apprenticeships allow you to learn and earn at the same time whilst developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a successful career as a Dental Nurse or a Dental Support Worker.

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Duration

Minimum of 18 months

How is it delivered?

Monthly teaching and learning with sector expert. In the workplace and online.

Assessment requirements

Workplace observations

Online portfolio of evidence via independent study

End point assessment

Advanced diploma

Gain a recognised qualification to support your career working within a Dental setting. Our professional qualifications are delivered by sector experts to support you in becoming a dental nurse.

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Duration

Up to 16 months

How is it delivered?

Monthly teaching and learning with sector expert. In the workplace and online

Assessment requirements

Workplace observations

Online portfolio of evidence via independent study

What will you learn?

Our courses and qualifications cover a wide range of subjects and topics, which will enable you to learn new skills, knowledge and behaviours.

Subjects and topics include:

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  • Health and safety in the dental environment

  • Prepare and maintain environments, instruments and equipment for clinical dental procedures

  • Promote oral health for individuals

  • Provide support during the assessment of individuals’ oral health

  • Dental anatomy and assessment of oral health

  • Principles and techniques of dental radiography

  • Understand ethics and professionalism in dental nursing

  • Provide support during the extraction of teeth and minor oral surgery procedures

What are the different types of funding?

We have various funding streams available (subject to eligibility and location). These include Government fully funded, Government and employer funded, Government accessed Loans, Private loans with 0% interest, commercial courses

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Interested in a career in Dental Care?

Not sure which is the right course or qualification for you? Complete the form and let us guide you through the Dental Care careers packages available.

Our accreditations

We work with a host of organisation from local government to national funding bodies to address the skills and needs of employers in our sectors. Here are some of the organisations we work with:

The Education & Skills Funding Agency | Skills for Care | Mecap | Staffordshire County Council | Stoke-on-Trent City Council | Carematch | ActHub | SARCP | SERCO | Dimensions Training Solutions LTD | European Social Fund (ESF) | AELP | Investors in People | Edexcel | DWP Supplier

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