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Apprenticeship Dental Nurse MR R KUMAR

This is a fantastic opportunity for candidates that are looking to gain a professional qualification and pursue a career. You will receive the necessary training and be provided with a high level of support and resources to ensure realistic, achievable and enjoyable learning takes place in order to complete your qualification.

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Closing date: 24 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Monday 8.30am to 5.30pm Tuesday 8.30am to 7.00pm Wednesday 8.30am to 5.00pm Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm Friday 8.30am to 2.30pm Hours will be negotiated at interview

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an Apprentice Dental Nurse, you will be assisting the dentist with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care. You will need to be organised and work well under pressure as well as having a caring nature to be able to support patients. You will be supported by your work placement and your training provider to ensure you receive ongoing support and training to develop the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and begin your professional career path. 

  • Assisting the dentist during treatments
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Preparing instruments for various treatments
  • Mixing Materials for treatments 
  • Patient Care

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

Advanced Level 3 (A Level) Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Your training will be carried out within the dental setting where you will become familiar with the day to day running of a dental surgery.

You will also be required to attend weekly tutorial sessions with your training provider, face to face and virtual, where you will be supported on the theory part of the qualification.  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Team working
  • Patience
  • Willing to learn
  • Hard working and ambitious
  • Punctual and reliable

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

For dental nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS. The current situation also requires that dental nurses should have both the Covid vaccines. There are other locations for dental practices around this area with this employer. Get in touch if this location is not suitable.

About the employer

West Park Dental clinic is located in Smethwick and offers all aspects of dentistry including general check ups, Orthodontics and Dental Implants.






B67 7JH

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Training provider



Leanne Bell


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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