Dental nursing apprenticeships

Level 3 dental nurse apprenticeships across the UK


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Are you looking for a dental nursing apprenticeship near you? At Aspiration Training we cover a range of oral hygiene apprenticeships across Birmingham and all around the UK. We cover apprenticeships from childcare to health and social and much more. But if your priorities lie in becoming a dental hygienist or dental nurse apprentice, you’ve landed on the right page.

What’s involved in a dental nursing apprenticeship?

By choosing the career path of a dental nurse apprentice you can dive deep into the dental sector. Being apart of the dental sector you will ensure there is high levels of health and safety prohibited throughout the workplace making sure the dental instruments are decontaminated during and after a dental procedure. You will be liaising with work colleagues, patients, and dental labs so having good communication skills is crucial for this role.

Why choose the dental nursing career path?

The Dental industry not only rewarding, but it’s a great opportunity to help individuals and families learn how to stay on top of their oral hygiene and stay healthy. The dental industry is an increasingly competitive and expanding profession, and in the UK alone it is worth around £9 billion. There are a lot of opportunities to progress in the industry, as well as the chance to earn a highly competitive salary in the future, with our apprenticeship programme you will be on the right path to success.

What can our dental nursing apprenticeship give you?

If you’re looking for a job in dental nursing then an apprenticeship will help you kick start your career. Studying dental nursing as part of an apprenticeship will allow you to learn and gain a nationally recognised and GDC approved qualification.

At Aspiration Training we give you high quality training and career guidance, including teaching support, workshops and a tutor to help build your knowledge ready for your exams. You will have the advantage of being taught by the dental professionals whilst working for a qualification.

We offer the Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship:

  • Our Level 3 Apprenticeship, is an advanced apprenticeship which is equivalent of doing 2 A Levels with work experience on top.

By choosing an apprenticeship in the dental care you are working for a qualification whilst being part of a professional working environment, being trained to reassure customers, sort out dental stock, cleanse and arrange dental instruments and sort out dental notes and paperwork. If this is ticking all the boxes for you then get in touch today.

Your dental nursing apprenticeship questions answered

Are you interested in an apprenticeship but still have some questions that need answering? See below frequently asked questions. If you have any queries, please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page or call us directly on 0121 3395 955.

How will I be assessed?

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You will study a variety of mandatory and optional units which will reflect your workplace practice. Your Assessor will use a wide range of assessment methods in order to collect evidence for your portfolio to demonstrate your knowledge and competency. Assessment will be ongoing throughout your qualification and will include observations, online tests, written questions and professional discussions.

How will my dental nursing qualifications be achieved?

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The dental nursing framework comprises of a range of mandatory and optional units. Learners will be supported by a dedicated Assessor throughout their qualification, together with Tutors for the Essential Skills qualifications. The framework will be delivered via monthly workshops, online tests, workplace visits and remote learning sessions and a portfolio of evidence collected via our e-portfolio system, Smart Assessor.

What can I do next?

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Our apprenticeships open up rewarding job opportunities in the dental sector, you can go on to be a general dentist, orthodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon and much more.

What qualifications will I achieve?

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On completion of your framework, you can achieve a Level 3 Dental Nursing degree which is equivalent to doing 2 A Levels with work experience on top.

What support will I get from my tutors?

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Once you have registered with us, you will be given access to our e-portfolio system called Smart Assessor. Smart Assessor will contain all the resources you need to help you complete your framework. You will also be supported by a dedicated Assessor and Essential Skills Tutors who will deliver your framework via monthly workshops, workplace visits and remote learning sessions.

Who is the apprenticeship aimed at?

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The dental nursing apprenticeship is designed for people looking to work in the dental sector. The apprenticeships are work-based qualifications, so learners will need to be in an appropriate working environment where they will be assessed and develop their portfolio of evidence.


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