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City & Guilds Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing

Level 3
Part-Time
24/25
PDENTAL3
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Overview

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 18 months (delivered over two academic years).

Course Modules:

  • Preparing for professional practice in dental nursing
  • Health and safety within the dental setting
  • Prevention and control of infection
  • First aid and medical emergencies
  • Ionising radiation
  • Periodontal disease and caries
  • Prosthetic treatments
  • Endodontic procedures
  • Extraction and minor oral surgery
  • Support the patient's oral and physical health.

Applicants must be over 16.

Students will attend one full day of directed training; this will be blended learning online and face-to-face on campus.

If students do not have Level 2 Essential Skills in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT (or equivalent), this will be a mandatory element of the course.

Working in a dental practice – 14 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 meets the requirements of the General Dental Council (GDC) for Dental Nursing.

This course comprises the Competence and Knowledge Based Qualification for the ApprenticeshipNI in Dental Nursing.

2 Available Sessions

*The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

Dungannon

Part-Time

P3349DP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Apprenticeships

Mode of Study

7

Hours per Week

50

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

02/09/2024

Start Date

09:00-17:00

Time

Friday

Day/s

charlene.mcelchar@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

Omagh

Part-Time

P3349OP10A

Session Code

2 Year(s)

Duration

Apprenticeships

Mode of Study

7

Hours per Week

50

Number of Weeks

Interview Required

24/25

Academic Year

02/09/2024

Start Date

09:00-17:00

Time

Tuesday

Day/s

charlene.mcelchar@swc.ac.uk

Coordinator(s)

Total Annual Fee N/A

Total Concessionary Fee N/A

Full Fee Breakdown

**Concession Fee Breakdown

Fees Payable Each Year

**Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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