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:
• Oral Health Education
• Sedation Nursing
• Implant Nursing
• Orthodontic Nursing
• Fluoride Application
Candidates may also progress into other roles of dentistry such as:
• Witness or Mentor
• Practice manager
• Dental technician
• Dental hygienist
• Dental therapist
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.
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:
The course also provides extensive preparation for the practical part of the new exam (OSCE), and support with preparing the required Record of Experience.
Following on from the launch of the new NEBDN standards in April 2019, and for those of you that attended the Course Provider workshop in February 2019 you will have been informed about the syllabus review, we have now reviewed and updated the syllabus for the National Diploma in Dental Nursing.