Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Dental Nurse Cromwell Dental Practice

Cromwell Dental Practice are a busy family run independent NHS dental practice, located in Bingham, South Nottinghamshire. If you are looking to start your career as a dental nurse, this is an opportunity not to be missed. You will be working chairside, with a dentist/hygienist in a busy dental practice.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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 - Friday, 8.30am - 5.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    26 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this role as apprentice dental nurse you will gain exposure to multitude of treatments and develop a full range of skills and experience pivotal to becoming a successful and qualified Dental Nurse.

Cromwell Dental Practice have an established team that have worked at the practice for many years. If you are professional, confident and keen to pursue a career in the dental industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Duties within the role include:

  • Working chairside, with a dentist/hygienist in a busy dental practice
  • To ensure Health and Safety is adhered to at all times in surgery.
  • To be professional at all times
  • To ensure you have good communication at all times
  • To make patients feel at ease and comfortable at all times
  • To innovate ideas and initiate action to improve the overall perception of the practice, ensuring its good name continues
  • To ensure all facilities are presented to the highest levels of cleanliness and comfort
  • To be aware of all Health & Safety issues within the practice, to constantly implement and assess procedures drawing attention to any unsafe practices
  • To make sure all parts of the practice are safe and secure when not in use
  • To cover duties of such other members of staff as required
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required to assist in the running of the Dental Practice
  • Portray a professional and positive image of the Dental Practice, wearing the uniform provided whilst on duty

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

Dental Nurse Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship standards/dental-nurse-v1-1

A level 3 qualification which has been approved by the General Dental Council.

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

Functional Skills Level 2 in English or maths if not exempt. 

Day release is one day per fortnight at Nottingham City Hub. Dates to be advised as we run several throughout the academic year.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible ongoing employment as a qualified dental nurse at the company on successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4 or C or Level 2 pass) Desired

About the employer

Cromwell Dental Practice are a busy family run independent NHS dental practice, located in Bingham, Nottinghamshire. Cromwell Dental Practice have an established team of experienced dental professionals who have worked at the practice for many years.


Cromwell Dental Practice





NG13 8AG

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Training provider



Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team


0115 9457260

Apprenticeship standard

Dental nurse (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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