Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Course Level: Level 3

Delivery: Apprenticeship & Learner Loan

Study mode: Full Time

Timescale: 20 Months

Course overview:

This qualification encompasses the current General Dental Council (GDC) learning outcomes and Skills for Health National Occupational Standards.

This qualification is delivered in the workplace by one of our fully qualified & experienced tutors. Knowledge and competency is assessed through completion of an online portfolio of evidence.

Mandatory Modules: 

  • Health & safety
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Promote oral health
  • Duty of care
  • Dental imagery support
  • Principals of infection control
  • Dental anatomy
  • Health, safety & wellbeing
  • Managing oral disease
  • First aid essentials
  • Dental radiography
  • Support during extraction
  • Maintain environments, instruments & equipment
  • Support provision of fixed and removable prosthesis
  • Ethics & professionalism

This Qualification Is Suitable For:

  • Trainee dental nurses
  • Dental receptionists
  • Those who wish to work in the dental sector

Funding Options:

Funding is available for these courses through a range of government funding options including apprenticeships and learner loans.

Progression Opportunities:

Learners may progress into employment as a Dental Nurse or to other career pathways including:

  • Dental hygiene and therapy
  • Dental technician
  • Practice management
  • Teaching and assessing
  • Lecturing

How to enrol:

Call: 01782 646346