Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 at City Training Services
This qualification is aimed at individuals who want to work as dental nurses, the role of the dental nurse is regulated by the General Dental Council. An individual may be able to register with the GDC upon satisfactory completion of a registerable qualification, which includes the L3 Diploma in dental Nursing. The role of the dental Nurse is to provide ‘chair side support’ for the dentists, dental therapists, hygienists and technicians.
The apprenticeship framework comprises of
- Work based assessment (NVQ Level 2 & 3)
- Underpinning knowledge (exam)
- Functional skills (projects and tests)
- Extended award in Employment and Personal learning Skills
GCSE A to C in Maths, English or equivalent preferred
The NVQ is delivered through practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace and apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning to complete the qualifications. College attendance is only required for Functional Skills and to complete the exam for the Diploma in dental nursing.
There are a range of post registration courses available to dental nurses looking to progress in their sector, they may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development.
NEBDN (National Examining Board for dental Nurses) include:
- Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing
- Certificate in Oral Health Education
- Certificate in Special Care Dental Nursing
- Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing
- Certificate in Dental Radiography
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.