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Commercial Dental Nurse programme

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma (so are equivalent to 2 A Levels) includes two elements - knowledge and competency.

The length of your studies for this framework is usually complete in most instances in 12 months and you will study alongside your job in a dental practice.

You must be employed and working at chairside for at least 16 hours per week.

This route is not Government funded and students must pay for their own training, we are very happy to set you up an affordable payment plan on Direct Debit to allow this to be accessible to all people wishing to study this way.

On successful completion you must register with the Dental Regulator in the UK – called the General Dental Council.

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is made up of a group of qualifications – collectively this is called a “framework”.

Dental Nursing Frameworks are Level 3 (so are equivalent to 2 A Levels) and include skills - English, Maths, Personal Learning Skills and the main award Level 3 Dental Nursing- this includes two elements - knowledge and competency.

The length of your studies for this framework is between 1-2 years and you will study alongside your job in a dental practice.

You must be employed for 30 hours per week, and work at the chairside for at least 16 hours per week.

On successful completion you must register with the Dental Regulator in the UK – called the General Dental Council.

Here at Tooth Fairies we have a very small allocation of apprenticeship funding each year – call us for more details.

99 %
Success rate learners train successfully following this route

Is Dental Nursing right for me?

The Level 3 Dental Nurse course is the start of your dental nurse career, your licence to practise.

It will give you the knowledge and skills to develop further and give you the skill to be able to work safely as part of the dental team caring for patients.

You will be gaining a clear understanding of your professional role, and how you could further progress if you wanted to.

How do I start?

You will need to give us an up to date copy of your CV and the areas you are able to work in and from there we will work with you to help you to start your career.

You can also contact us by phone or the contact tab – Learner Enquiries (learners@toothfairieslimited.co.uk)

Once qualified you will need to keep up to date with your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) as determined by the Dental Regulator.

CPD is about keeping your knowledge and skills as a dental professional up to date. At Tooth Fairies we provide lots of CPD courses that can help you to keep your CPD up to date, and to help you to develop scope of practice skills as well.

All our courses can be delivered in the centre or in practice for whole teams.

Either book on today or contact us by using the contact tab – Learner Enquiries (learners@toothfairieslimited.co.uk)

Payment agreement for Dental Nurse Training ›