Dental Nursing Apprenticeship Level 3 Grassington Dental Care
A Dental Nurse works side by side to the dentist assisting them in a variety of dental procedures ultimately making sure the patient care and experience is at its best. Assisting dental health professionals, providing chair side support and a high level of patient care. You will work towards a Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard.
Closing date: 13 Oct 2023
£9,884.16 to £19,506.24
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 36.0
Possible start date
16 Oct 2023
15 Aug 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
You may also help with reception work - making appointments, taking payments, dealing with paperwork and meeting and reassuring patients.
Your tasks will include:
- Providing chair side assistance to the dentist
- Ensure the care and welfare of patients
- Preparing and maintaining the clinical environment
- Sterilisation of instruments
- Mixing materials
- Charting on the computer
- Complying with strict cross infection procedures
- Developing digital x-rays
- Ensure adequate stocks of materials are within the surgery
- Carrying out some reception and administrative tasks
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.
We will be offering oral health practitioner level 4 and practice manager level 4 as possible progressions once you have completed your dental nurse apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
About the employer
Dental nurse (integrated)
Level 3 (A level)
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