Dental Nursing Level 3
This qualification is for trainee dental nurses working chair-side in an oral healthcare setting
This qualification enables learners to become fully competent in dental nursing by giving them the knowledge and skills, both, in direct chairside work and for providing support in a range of dental treatments. This qualification is for trainee dental nurses working chairside in an oral healthcare setting and is appropriate for learners aged 16 and over. Learners should work a minimum of 3 days per week in the surgery to fulfil the requirements of this qualification. The course is designed to be more flexible than other routes on offer as sessions take place within the workplace and there is less disruption to the dental practice due to minimal day release.
Who can do this course?
This apprenticeship is suitable for professionals just starting out in the dental sector and who would like to qualify as a Dental Nurse.
Course duration and attendance
This apprenticeship will take between 18-22 months to complete. Over the length of your course, you will receive face to face visits from your assessor at your workplace. You will also receive contact via telephone, email and Skype (through our e-portfolio system, OneFile). To learn more about our e-portfolio system, visit www.onefile.co.uk. Please contact us to discuss in more detail.
There will also be some self-study elements, however, your tutor will offer advice and guidance around this.