Dental Nursing

Level 3 Diploma In Dental Nursing

Apprenticeships in Dental Nursing – Overview

Level 3 Diploma In Dental NursingThe CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing is an accredited 18 month course focusing on chair-side support and work required during a range of dental treatments.

What is Dental Nursing?

Dental Nursing is the process of assisting the dentist in all aspects of patient care. The role is varying and can range from receptionist work to make sure appointments are booked to taking specific notes for the dentist and ensuring the surgery is clean and tidy. A Level 3 diploma in Dental Nursing can get you on your journey today.

How to get into Dental Nursing with Acacia Training?

At Acacia Training we have a track record of student success. Our student satisfaction is 93% and employer satisfaction is 98.5%.

We want to make life as easy as possible for our students which is why there are flexible funding options if you are 19 and over to ensure that students can fully focus on their course without having to worry about costs

To get into Dental Nursing with Acacia Training, simply fill out the below form which you can also find on our contact page. If you would like to find out more about who we are and our achievements then click here.

Course Information

Students are expected to train in a ‘real work‘ environment and as such, they’ll need to be working in an existing dental practice role. It’s recommended that students are in the practice for a minimum of 16 hours per week and the remainder of the time is spent in the class room learning theory-based subjects.

Students can also expect regular clinical assessments in their place of work by our highly experienced dental assessors. This is followed by two multiple choice exams (50 questions in each) along with regular short assignments.

Training encompasses a wide range of subjects over 17 modules focusing on core areas such as:

  • Chair side support during operations and tooth extractions
  • Maintaining surgical equipment
  • Patient record keeping
  • Understanding the roles, responsibilities, and ethics of being a dental nurse
  • Communication skills with both patients and the dental practice team
  • Practice hygiene and instrument sterilisation
  • First aid including CPR and life support

The qualification takes 18 months to complete.

After you qualify as a Dental Nurse 

Upon completion of your Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing you will achieve the following which is recognized on a national basis:

  • A CACHE level 3 diploma in the Principles and Practices of Dental Nursing
  •  A CACHE level 3 award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills
  •  Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths

In addition, qualification also provides students with a foundation enabling them to register for higher diploma or degree level courses if they choose to.

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