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Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Green & Green

This full time position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance in a dental career and gain direct experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. In practice you will work closely with the dentist, assisting in surgery, as well as sterilisation, decontamination and clinical duties, as well as possible reception cover.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    The required minimum hours that our apprentices MUST work is 30 hours per week. This can vary dependent on the practices running time and may include occasional weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly.  Doing so could jeopardise your application.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing surgery/materials/instruments for each patient
  • Following decontamination/sterilising protocol
  • Safe disposal of clinical waste
  • Processing all practice policies and procedures
  • Obeying all dental ethical guidelines including all rules on confidentiality

Our course provider Dentrain Professionals Ltd offer the City and Guilds accredited Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing Apprenticeship.  For more information please see their website:

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT Literate
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Hard working
  • Passionate about working with a range of people
  • Personally well presented
  • Eager to learn
  • Committed
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades A*-D/9-3 in English Language and/or English Literature and maths are essential

Future prospects

Upon completion of this Apprenticeship, the Apprentice can register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse.

Things to consider

Access to a computer/laptop and the internet is essential

To enable us to consider your application can you please send your full CV, ensuring it contains all the following:

  • Full Name
  • Date of birth
  • Full address including postcode
  • Contact telephone number
  • Email address
  • Education History - Including dates and qualifications obtained (English/maths GCSE results required)
  • Details of previous employment including roles and responsibilities/extra curriculum activities
  • A personal statement about yourself
  • Cover letter/statement of why you would like to become a Dental Nurse

Please send/attach as a PDF or word document to

NB**** Failure to provide these details will result in your application for the above post not being processed.

Exams are held at Dentrain Professionals, 22 Bridge Street, Bolton, BL1 2EA

About the employer

Dental Practice based in Wigan that prides itself on creating a friendly and welcoming environment for patients.


Green & Green



Warrington Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dentrain Professional Ltd


Joanne Curley 01204 4528652

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship standard lasting 24 months which includes:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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