Course Information

  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Date: July, October, February & May
  • Hours: 6 hours fortnightly (10 – 5)
  • Study Location: London or Reading
  • Awarding Body: NEBDN
  • Academic Level: Level 3 National Diploma
  • Fees: £1400 (excludes non-refundable registration and NEBDN examination fees)
  • Who it’s for: Adult Learners 18+
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Diploma in Dental Nursing

Diploma in Dental Nursing

We have provided Diploma in Dental Nursing course since 2006 and therefore have extensive experience in ensuring that our students receive the tuition and learning support that will enable them to achieve success. Our record of student achievement has been consistently above the national average and many of our students have gone on to enjoy exciting and fulfilling career in the dental sector of Health Care.

Our dental nursing courses are accredited by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) and our learners have an outstanding record of achievement in the qualifying examinations and in their future careers.

The Diploma in Dental nursing course combine lectures and classroom teaching with work placement in a dental practice which will enable you to acquire essential skills and confidence necessary to deal with both members of the public and dental professionals.

Is this course for me?

This course is for you:

• If you are considering a career in dental nursing – the College will support you in finding a placement

• If you are already working in a dental practice and would like to become a qualified dental nurse.
This course has been developed to meet the statutory requirements of the General Dental Council to enable you to register and work as a qualified dental nurse in the UK.

What are the progression and employment opportunities?

Employment prospects are very good – dental nurses are always in demand.
Successful completion of the examination is an essential qualification towards registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) which will enable you to practice as a fully-qualified dental nurse. You will then have the option to gain further qualifications in order to develop your career, including:

• Radiography
• Oral Health Education
• Sedation Nursing
• Implant Nursing
• Orthodontic Nursing
• Fluoride Application
Candidates may also progress into other roles of dentistry such as:
• Tutor
• Witness or Mentor
• Practice manager
• Dental technician
• Dental hygienist
• Dental therapist
• Dentist

How do I get more information and enrol for this course?

It’s simple, all you need to do is contact us on 0118 956 9111 (Reading) or 0208 993 4500 (London) we will answer your questions and we will register you over the telephone. Alternatively, you can send us an e-mail on dental[@]schoolofdentalnursing.com and we will contact you. You can also enquire Apply on-line via this page.

Diploma in Dental Nursing Skills

The course covers the new NEBDN syllabus and includes those areas of knowledge and understanding which a dental nurse needs to develop in order to be able to practice competently. These include:

  • Module 1: Professionalism and the Role of the Dental Nurse
  • Module 2: Health and Safety
  • Module 3: Dealing with Medical Emergencies
  • Module 4: General, Dental and Regional Anatomy
  • Module 5: Oral Disease
  • Module 6: Prevention of Oral Disease
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Module 8: Restorative Dentistry
  • Module 9: Child Dental Health
  • Module 10: Minor Oral Surgery
  • Module 11: Pain and Anxiety Control

The course also provides extensive preparation for the practical part of the new exam (OSCE), and support with preparing the required Record of Experience.  

 

  • You must be 18 years of age or above.
  • Whilst qualifications are not essential, applicants with GCSE qualifications (Grades A*-C) in Maths and English would be at an advantage.
  • We are required to screen all our candidates and will have to take part in a basic literacy test and a short interview. You will be invited for an assessment prior to acceptance on to the course. You will also have to be a British citizen or living in the UK, EU or hold ILR student visa. You must be able to meet the basic physical and mental requirements for working in a dental practice.

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London
Address
3 The Mount, Acton, London, W3 9NW
Phone Number
0208993 4500
Email Address
dental[@]schoolofdentalnursing.com
Reading
Address
80 London street, Berkshire, Reading, RG1 4SJ
Phone Number
0118956911
Email Address
dental[@]schoolofdentalnursing.com

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