- GMFJ Reference
40.00 per week
- Date Posted
- Start Date
- Approx. Duration
Now Taking Applications
Health & Social Care
- Opportunity Type
Advanced Level 3
- Apprenticeship Standard
Dental nurse (integrated) (ST0113)
Test Company GMFJ
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 qualify 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
Providing patients with a high level of care
Setting up and cleaning surgery
Updating patient records
Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
Adhering to practice policies and procedures
During your working day, the dental practice will support you with learning the practical skills required, whilst your training provider (Aspiration Training) will teach you the theoretical side.
Your studies will be based online with regular teaching and 1-2-1 sessions. Off-the-job training will be given throughout your apprenticeship during paid working hours.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Dental nurse (integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
Functional Skills in maths and English, if required
The apprenticeship provides employment and training within a dental practice to study the Level 3 dental nurse apprenticeship.
The apprenticeship is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to ensure competency in all aspects of clinical duties including:
Preparing for Professional Practice in Dental Nursing
Infection Prevention and Control
First Aid and Medical Emergencies
Oral and General Health
Radiation and Radiography
Periodontal Disease and Cavity Restoration
Health and Safety
Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery
Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Anatomy, Oral Health Assessments and Treatment Planning
Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a dental nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
This is a great opportunity to be trained and secure long-term employment
Once qualified, there are a number of routes for further training and development, including dental hygienist, dental therapist or dental cosmetics
Also, the opportunity for career progression into head nurse, team leader, or practice manager
For more information about this vacancy please contact Aspiration Training Limited on 01527579646 (Ref ID: 236743)
Company website : aspiration-training.enrola.co.uk
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) DesiredGCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired
A passion and desire to work within the dental sector is essential and to not be put off at the sight of blood. If you using public transport to get to the practice, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is also a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.