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The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required to be a professional dental nurse. Units of study include direct chair side work and support during a range of dental treatments, organizational and legal requirements which underpin high quality dental care and the role of the dental nurse in meeting patients’ needs.
This course meets the requirements of the General Dental Council (GDC) for Dental Nursing.
*Course duration is 52 weeks Sept 21 - Aug 22 (delivered over two academic years)
Applicants must be age 16 - 24
5 GCSEs grades A-C
Working in a dental practice – 21 hours per week minimum
Workplace mentor: GDC registered
The course is assessed through work place observations, completion of a trainee portfolio of evidence and by examination.
This course comprises the Competence and Knowledge Based Qualification for the ApprenticeshipNI in Dental Nursing.
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