The apprenticeship in dental nursing is an 18-month government funded course: City and Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing. The job entails assisting the dentist, sterilising equipment, reception and any other ad hoc duties as may be required.
Provide efficient and reliable chair-side support to Practice Clinicians. The role will also require working in other areas of the practice such as:
This qualification is a level 3 advanced apprenticeship accredited by City and Guilds and is delivered nationwide through blended interactive E-Learning, enabling learners to access the course from anywhere in the UK. Upon achievement the apprentice will be awarded a Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3. Functional Skills English and Maths level 2 qualifications unless already exempt.
With experience you may be able to move into jobs like team manager, team leader or dental practice manager.
With further training you could become a dental therapist, helping a dentist carry out the more routine dentistry work. You could also become a dental hygienist, helping people to look after their teeth and gums.
You might decide to train as an orthodontic therapist helping dentists to improve the look and position of a patient’s teeth.
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience
You will be required to be immunised against Hepatitis B. You will also need to pass a DBS check.
GCSE or equivalent English, Grade 4/C Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths, Grade 4/C Desired
Shephall Dental Surgery
TEMP DENT DENTAL AGENCY LIMITED
Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)
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