Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3
The Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing is an amazing opportunity for students to gain the credits they need to qualify as a Dental Nurse and register with the GDC (General Dental Council). Students can then further progress to a range of careers within the field, including roles such as dental hygienist, technician, or therapist.
This qualification centres around direct chair-side work and support during a range of dental treatments. It underpins the ethics, professionalism, teamwork and communication required to work as a Dental Nurse. Methods of teaching throughout the course include lectures, small and large group work, independent research, demonstration of practical skills and experience in the workplace.
- Course Title: City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
- Length of course: 12-24 Months
- Awarding Body: City and Guilds
- Start Date: May/June date TBC
- Application Deadline: 25th May 2021
- Mode of delivery: Blended Learning ( Including interactive webinar classes twice a week and e- portfolio)
- Study type: Self-paced
- Enrolment Fee: £100
- Awarding Body Fee: £158.10
- Tuition fees: £2995
- Finance Option:
|Payment Options||Discount||Monthly Installment||Net Payable|
|15 Installments||-||£210 for 13 Months
£132.5 for 2 Months
|Finance Option With 0% APR||-||Available from only £124.79 per month||£2,995|
This City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing is designed to provide students with the qualifications and skills that they need to work as a Dental Nurse. After finishing the course, students can register with the General Dental Council (GDC) and continue on their dental career pathway of choice.
This City and Guilds Dental Nursing course focuses on four main elements - Clinical, Communication, Professionalism, and Management and Leadership. Throughout the diploma, each learner will understand how to work well as a member of an oral healthcare team and become a valued key worker. Through a carefully curated programme of modules, students will also gain expert knowledge of dental equipment and develop the skills required to excel in the field of dentistry.
COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND SUITABILITY
In order to be accepted onto the course you must:
- A minimum 2 GCSEs (C grade or above) in English language and maths or a science
- Be working in a dental setting for at least 16 hours per week
- Have the necessary communication skills needed to succeed in a dental setting
- Health declaration required by the GPHC to register
COURSE FEES: HOW TO PAY & WHAT’S INCLUDED
- Tuition Fee: £2995
- Payment Plan: Fees can be paid in one payment or in interest-free monthly instalments.
- Payment Methods: At TWC we accept any of the following payment methods - Credit or debit card, Bank transfer, Paypal, or Western Union
- Included in the Fee: All course materials, personal tutor support, access to our online social learning forum, live online classes, assignment marking and feedback
The qualification is delivered online, through a combination of live classes and interactive webinars, which are supported with expert learning resources and an e portfolio. Each student is assigned a personal assessor from our highly experienced faculty who have over 12 years of experience in the industry. Along with dedicated tutors, assessors and IQAs, online classes also give students the opportunity to discuss their studies with other learners whilst receiving advice, guidance, and support from an experienced dental professional.
This level 3 is comprised of the following 15 Units:
|268||First Aid Essentials Portfolio|
|301||Reducing the Risk to Health and Safety in a Dental Setting|
|302||The Role and Responsibilities of a Dental Nurse|
|304||Prepare and Maintain Environments, Instruments, and Equipment for Clinical Dental Procedures|
|305||Principles Of Infection Control in the Dental Environment|
|306||Providing Chairside Support for the Assessment of Patients Oral health|
|307||Contribute to the Production of Dental Images|
|308||Providing Chairside Support for the Prevention and Control of Periodontal Disease and Caries, and the Restoration of Cavities|
|309||Providing Chairside Support During the Provision of Fixed and Removable Prostheses|
|311||Providing Chairside Support for Non-Surgical Endodontic Treatment|
|312||Providing Chairside Support for the Extraction of Teeth and Minor Oral Surgery|
|313||Providing Information and Support to Individuals on the Protection of their Oral Health|
|314||Dental Radiography (an e-volve multiple choice test)|
|315||Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Procedures (an e-volve multiple choice test)|
Assessments are both modular and competency based - both of which are to be submitted online and are compiled into a portfolio of evidence. These include four compulsory Computer-based Multiple-choice questions and case studies.
CORE SKILLS AND PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES
After completing the course, students will be fully qualified Dental Nurses and be eligible to register with the General Dental Council (GDC). Following this they can enter into further study or progress straight into a range of roles within the field of Dentistry, including (but not limited to):
- Dental Hygiene
- Dental Therapy
- Dental Technology
- Teaching Dental Nursing
- Dental Practice Management
- Specialist Dental Nursing Roles
- Dental Sedation
- Dental Radiography