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Dental Nursing at Dental Smiles Academy

Course description

NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing

Are you interested in Dentistry?

Would you like to study Dental Nursing in an academy with the latest technology and earn while you learn?

Then Dental Smiles Academy is the place for you! Our NVQ Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse. Whilst studying with us, you will cover a range of units including direct chairside work and support during a range of dental treatments, organisational and legal requirements which underpin high quality dental care, and the role of the dental nurse in meeting patients’ needs.

The course takes 12 months to complete and will require you to come to Dental Smiles Academy once a week and work in a Dental Practice for the remaining 4 days of the week.

When you complete your qualification, you can either progress into employment or pursue further opportunities for on-going professional development. You may consider fields such as

• Specialist Dental Nursing roles

• Dental Hygiene or therapy

• Dental Technology

• Dental Decontamination

• Teaching or mentoring

• Practice Management in a dental setting.

Remember: The sky is the limit!

If you are interested in registering yourself on the course or have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us on 0121 554 2315 or email us at

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dental Smiles Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year