CACHE Dental Nursing Apprenticeship 16+ – Everything You Need To Know
If you're thinking about working in the dental care sector but don't know where to start, this course is designed to give you an entry point into the industry. Free for all 16-18 year old's with funding available for those over the age of 19, this 12 month apprenticeship in dental nursing allows you to start work in a dental practice today, while you work towards gaining a recognised qualification.
At the end of the apprenticeship successful students will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. This is a nationally recognised qualification and is needed for registration by the General Dental Council (GDC).
Just imagine, within 12 months from now, you could be a successful practising dental nurse, earning a good wage and doing a job you love!
So why choose us?
At the Dental Nursing Academy, we're committed to providing the highest quality of teaching so that students can be best prepared for a successful career in the dental care industry. Tapping into our wealth of industry experience, our courses are designed to offer the very best, world-class training for anyone looking to become a healthcare professional. With annual pass rates of over 90%, we ensure all our apprentices are placed in reputable healthcare organisations. This ensures students get the right support they need to learn a multitude of essential practical and theory-based skills.
Our level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Dental Nursing is a 12 month course made up of a mix of practical (work based) and theoretical (classroom based) components. These are designed to demonstrate your understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to be a registered dental nurse. Consisting of a total of 17 training modules (units) it covers subjects such as:
Being able to provide the correct chair-side support during extractions and minor dental surgery
Demonstrating the correct maintenance of surgical equipment
Providing proper sterilisation of instruments
Keeping patient records up to date
Demonstrating a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a dental nurse
Providing the right level of information and support to patients with regards to maintaining high standards of oral health.
In addition students will also learn essential first aid skills on subjects such as basic life support and CPR, and have regular workplace assessments throughout the year. At the end of the year students must undertake 1 multiple choice theory examination.
If successful, students will receive:
A level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
Functional core skills qualifications in Maths and English and/or IT up to level 2 (depending upon your existing grades and qualifications)
Personal learning and development skills (PLDS)
Full employee rights and responsibilities
During the 12 month study period students will be paid the current apprenticeship wage for their age, enabling them to learn while they earn. Once qualified, students can expect a starting salary of around £16,000 per annum. With several years experience a dental nurse can expect to be earning somewhere between £18,000 and £22,000 per annum. For team leaders and dental nurse specialists, the earning potential can be up to £27,600.
Once you have your CACHE Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practices of Dental Nursing it can be used as a stepping stone to accelerate or fast-track your career. The course provides the foundation for students to register for higher apprenticeship or degree level courses. These can then be used to specialise In roles such as a
Clinical Dental Technician (CDT)
Assessor and Teacher/Trainer
The Key Takeaway
Currently amongst the best CACHE apprenticeship providers in the dental nursing profession, let the Dental Nursing Academy help you to embark on a promising and exciting career. With this CACHE Level 3 Apprenticeship Course in Dental Nursing, we'll give you the chance to earn while you learn. Not only will we equip you with the skills needed to become a registered dental nurse but in addition, the course is geared to providing essential life skills that you'll need as you learn and grow professionally through your career. It's free for all 16-18 year old' s and funding is available for those aged 19 and above. No qualifications are necessary.
If you feel that a rewarding profession as a dental nurse is for you, then come and talk to the Dental Nursing Academy about our Level 3 apprenticeship course. There are limited spaces as places are filling up fast; so for further formation contact us on 020 3875 0569 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don't forget, you can start earning while you're learning, so start the ball rolling today and get in touch. We guarantee that you'll be glad that you did!
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First Aid Course
|Dental Nurses must complete training on basic life support and CPR as part of their training|
|A Basic Frist Aid course is offered FREE for all Dental Nursing Academy students|
FREE English Classes
Dental Nursing Academy also supports students who require help in English reading and writing with complimentary classes every week.
This will aid in progression in Diploma in Dental Nursing.