Dental Nurse Course

To provide excellent quality dental treatment to service users, a dental nurse plays an important role in achieving this aim. A qualified dental nurse also helps make patients' dental experience very welcoming. This dental nurse course will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand the clinical aspects of working as a dental nurse to maximise your ability and competence skills.

Upon successful completion, candidates will earn a Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nurse course leading to registration with the GDC as a Dental Care Professional (DCP). This Dental nurse training course is accredited by NFCE CACHE and recognised in the whole of the UK. The duration of the Level 3 Diploma in Principles and Practices of Dental Nursing is 12-18 months depending on the learning pace of the candidate.

Who is it suitable for?

This Dental Nurse Course is suitable for

Anyone who wishes to work as a dental nurse or trainee dental nurse and is willing to work towards achieving a dental nursing qualification as a Dental Care Professional (DCP).

Wish to work as a dental nurse?

Alpha Prime Professionals is the right place for your dental nurse course training. 

How You Will Learn

Lessons will be attended twice a month with each lesson lasting up to 6 hours per session. Presentations are a combination of face-to-face and virtual activities. This offers the learners some flexibility as the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing requires learners to be working in general dental surgery for a minimum of 16 hours a week as part of their requirement to meet the clinical experience and exposure whilst on the course. Assessment for the dental nursing course is done by both Internal (assignment, mocks and clinical observation) and External (MCQ) processes.

What Are The Modules Included In The Dental Nurse Course?

  1. Communication Skills

  2. Clinical  aspect of Dental Nursing

  3. Health and Safety in the dental setting

  4. Infection Control in the Clinical Environment

  5. Management and Leadership Styles

  6. Professional  Development

Future Career

Learners may progress into employment as a Dental Nurse or to other career pathways including:

  1. Dental hygiene and therapy

  2. Dental technician

  3. Practice management

  4. Teaching and assessing

  5. Lecturing 

Click on the "apply" button located below. Once the first step of registration is completed, you will be informed of the induction process and you will receive your Dental Nurse course preparation pack.