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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 53

Hours: 3.50

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Tuition (£): 2225.00*

24+ Loan Amount: 2225.00****

Interview: Y

Course Summary

This is a nationally recognised qualification for trainee dental nurses working in a dental practice. The course enables dental nurses to gain the qualifications needed to fulfil the General Dental Council requirements for registration.

Entry requirements

You must be working in paid employment as a dental nurse.

Course Content

For the Diploma, you will need to complete ten sector-specific units to achieve the qualification. They include some of the following subjects:

  • Infection Control
  • Health and Safety
  • Preventative and Restorative Procedures
  • Radiography

How will I be assessed?

You will attend class sessions to fulfil the knowledge evidence requirements of the Diploma. Peripatetic assessment will be conducted by qualified experienced assessors in the workplace at times to suit you and your employer. These assessments will include observations of work practices and assessing your portfolio of work.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?


What can I do after this course?

Once trained, dental nurses can take career pathways to become dental therapists and hygienists or to take up roles in areas such as oral health promotion, dental practice management, nursing, radiography and conscious sedation.


* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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