Dental Care Courses For Dental Care Professionals
At The Dental Nursing Academy we're happy to bring together a number of training courses that will equip you with the qualifications you need to embark or to further your career in dental nursing and dental care. From class-room based training to e-learning, we give you the flexibility to learn in a way that suits you.
All our courses deliver nationally and professionally recognised qualifications, and in as little as 1 year you can go from zero experience to a applying for registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) as a qualified dental nurse. In addition we offer 12-18 month advanced apprenticeship courses, plus specialist industry training courses. In other words, we cover the whole gamut of training needed to kick-start or further your dental nursing career.
Our courses include:
NEBDN - National Diploma in Dental Nursing 18+
This is a foundation course which prepares trainee dental nurses for a career in dental care. The NEBDN Diploma in Nursing is a nationally recognised qualification covering all outcomes as outlined by the 'GDC Preparing To Practice' document. The course is open to people of 18 years and over and lasts for 12 months. It's designed to to get people to the standard where they can apply for GDC registration. For further details, see our NEBDN Diploma course page.
12 month course
Requires completion of a Record of Experience Portfolio
1 multiple choice theory exam and extended matching questions
National Examination Board of Dental Nursing (NEBDN) Diploma In Dental Nursing E-Learning
This course is soon to be launched in May 2017 and gives people the opportunity to study in the comfort of their own home, in their own time. Students must be employed as a trainee dental nurse prior to being accepted and practical learning is carried out in the workplace, while the theory-based learning is done online. After 1 year of study and qualification, students become registered dental nurses. For further details see our NEBDN Diploma E-learning course page.
CACHE Level 3 Diploma - The Principles & Practice of Dental Nursing
This qualification is a 12 month course focusing on chair-side support and work required during a range of dental treatments. As well as technical hands-on training, the course also covers subjects such as ethics, teamwork, communication and professionalism. Students will need proof of placement from a suitable dental practice prior to enrolment but with our in-house recruitment team, this is something that we can help you with. For further details see our CACHE Level 3 Diploma Page.
Advanced Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing
This is a 12-18 month course which combines real workplace learning with classroom theory. The duration of the course is 12-18 months and at the end of it students can expect to gain:
A CACHE level 3 diploma in the Principles and Practices of Dental Nursing
A CACHE level 3 award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills
12-18 month course duration
Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths
For further information see our Advanced Apprenticeship In Dental Nursing Page.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses
Undertaking continual professional development is key if you want to retain a place as a registered dental care professional. For this reason we also offer a wide range of CPD courses for dental nurses looking to further their development. These include but are not limited to:
Radiography For Dental Nurses
Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing
Certificate in Oral Health education
Fluoride Varnish Application
For further information about CPD courses, feel free to check out the Continuing Professional Development page.
Basic First Aid
As part of their ongoing training it's compulsory for dental nurses to complete courses on basic life support and CPR. Here at Dental Nursing Academy, we offer this course for Free for all students attending our courses. Topics include how to deal with asthma attacks, heart attacks, fainting and how to administer emergency treatment. This essential training will give students the vital life skills needed to save a life. Upon completion a certificate is issued and is valid for 12 months.
As you can see, our hand-picked courses are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the dental care industry or to help you to take your career to the next level. Remember in just 1 year from now you could be earning a starting salary of £16, 000 or more while doing something you really love. What's more, with a little experience this can increase to £20,000 – £22,000, while dental nursing specialists can earn up to £27,000.
With help and support from the Dental Nursing Academy, why not take action today and take the first steps towards a brighter future. With pass rates of over 90%, we give you all the assistance you need to help you succeed.
For more information on specific courses or if you have any further questions about how the process works or how to enrol, you can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly on 020 3875 0569.
This apprenticeship, covering the principles and practices of dental nursing, leads to the qualification that’s required for anyone who wishes to practice as a dental nurse.
With technology constantly expanding and more of us leading hectic and busy lives, the desire and need to learn at our own time and pace is the reason why e-learning is now more popular than ever before.