Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 Apprenticeship
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
Qualification Title: City & Guilds Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
Duration: 18 Months
Course Credit: 48
Next Intake: Please speak to one of the course advisor on 020 3784 6005
Campus: Presidency London College, White City, London NW10 6RF
Course Overview: The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse. Units of study include direct chairside work and support during a range of dental treatments, organisational and legal requirements which underpin high quality dental care, and the role of the dental nurse in meeting patients needs.
Recommended for: The qualification has been developed for learners who wish to become dental nurses.
Apprenticeship Wage: When undertaking an Apprenticeship, you could earn anything from the current minimum wage rate of £3.70 PH to £7.83 PH or more depending on employer’s internal policy. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Course Entry Requirements: Learners won’t be able to do this qualification, if you have a qualification of the same type, content and level. There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification. However, the college will ensure that learners have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully.
Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for this apprenticeship course, the following criteria must be met:
- be aged 16+ at the time of enrolment
- be a UK or European Economic Area (EEA), or have lived in the UK or EEA for the past three consecutive years
- be in full-time employment, working a minimum of 30 hours per week
- not already hold a qualification at the same level or above in the similar area that you wish to study.
Progression Route: On completion of this qualification learners may progress into employment or to pursue opportunities for on-going professional development or further or higher education. Opportunities for consideration may include but are not limited to:
- Specialist dental nursing roles
- Dental hygiene or therapy
- Dental technology
- Dental decontamination
- Teaching or mentoring
- Practice management in a dental setting.
Dental nurses who wish to progress into dentistry will be required to complete an access course if they do not possess the requisite grades at Advanced Level.
What will you achieve?
- City & Guilds Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3
- Functional Skills in Maths and English (If not previously achieved)
- Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
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