Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship - St Raphaels Dental ST RAPHAEL'S DENTAL PRACTICE LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start a career in dental nursing based in a friendly practice near Wiggan. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Wednesday 8.30am -5.30pm Thursday 9am -7.30pm Friday 8am -4pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments

Proving patients with a high level of care

Setting up and cleaning surgery

Sterilising instruments

Updating patient records

Maintaining equipment

Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

Adhering to practice policies and procedures

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 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills


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

Things to consider

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying. If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.

About the employer

A team of experienced and friendly dental professionals, covering all aspects of dental care near Wigan. We take pride in the quality of our treatments and care, and offer everything from routine treatments such as fillings, crowns and root canal work, to more aesthetic treatments such at teeth whitening, composite bonding and short term orthodontics. Working hours are Monday-Wednesday 8.30am -5.30pm Thursday 9am -7.30pm Friday 8am -4pm WAGE IS NMW FOR AGE STARTING AT £4.81 for 16-17 YEAR OLDS, £6.83 for 18-20 YEAR OLDS, £9.18 FOR 21-22 YEAR OLDS, £9.50 FOR 23+ YEAR OLDS








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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Jun 2023