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Apprentice Dental Nurse Vicars Cross Dental Practice

You will be trained to support the dentist/ clinician in day to day patient care and will be following all cross infection control procedures. You will also be required to show the patients the uttermost respect and care and will be working as part of a team.

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Closing date: 26 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    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 to Friday - 9 am to 5.30 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To assist dentist and hygienist whilst carrying out treatments such as; fillings, crowns, dentures and extractions
  • Ensuring clinical area and instruments are clean
  • Dealing with patients, ensuring they are put at their ease and always being aware that you are handling highly sensitive, personal information and data protection which requires strict confidentiality
  • Handling patient enquiries and some reception duties as required
  • Health and safety will be covered

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

Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA)
You will be studying towards a level 3 Diploma in Dental nursing.

The majority of training will be on the employer work premises but will involve some travel to Cheshire College South and West.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Registration  on the General Dental Council DCP register.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Caring and empathetic, Ability to follow instruction, Polite, Punctual, Friendly and professional, Desire to learn/develop skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

General dental practice


Vicars Cross Dental Practice


40 Green Lane

Vicars Cross



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Training provider



Claire Garner

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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