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Dental Nursing Apprentice Level 3 WELLS ROAD DENTAL SURGERY LIMITED

Wells Road Dental are looking to take on a confident individual to become part of their hard-working team in Ilkley. If you have got patience and are looking to pursue a career in Dental Nursing, this could be the position for you!

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44 to £18,278.00

    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

    Monday - Thursday 8.45am – 5.30pm Friday 8.45am – 1.00pm Total hours per week: 37.00

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    20 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Dental Nurse at Wells Road Dental, you will be responsible for providing general chair side assistance to the Dentist while maintaining the day to day running requirements of the practice and its patients.

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Building relationships with patients
  • Reception duties
  • Managing patient appointments
  • Making sure all equipment is sterilized and ready before procedures and treatments
  • Processing lab requests/ X-Rays
  • Calculating treatment costs

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This course is delivered using a blended delivery model, an apprentice will spend 2 days per month at Bradford College undertaking classroom based learning in addition to regular workplace assessments.

Upon successful completion of this apprenticeship, the apprentice will be awarded the following:

• Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing
• Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 2 (if applicable)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a range of post registration courses available for dental nurses looking to further their education. They may include a range of higher education qualifications or other work-related education and training to support continuing profession development such as Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing, Certificate in Oral Health Education etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired

Things to consider

Please make sure you are able to get to and from the practice each day.

About the employer

We have been providing dental care in Ilkley for over 75 years and our aims now are the same as they originally were. We aim to provide good quality dental care for the whole family in a happy, relaxed and safe environment. For our patients to enjoy good oral health for life with the emphasis being on preventing rather than curing dental disease. We are a very friendly practice, conveniently located in the centre of Ilkley. Many of our patients have been trusting us with their dental care for many years. It is these long term relationships that allow us to really understand and care for your dental needs. With many years of experience, we understand that every patient has their own unique treatment needs and only through comprehensive assessment and treatment planning can we give you the most appropriate options for any treatment that may be required.






LS29 9JB

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Training provider



Tom Hughes

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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