Dental Nurse Apprenticeship level 3 The Dental Centre Tenterden

Job description

During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to become a qualified dental nurse 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

Proving patients with a high level of care

Setting up and cleaning surgery

Sterilising instruments

Updating patient records

Maintaining equipment

Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments

Adhering to practice policies and procedures

Employer information


Established in Tenterden in 1999 we have become renowned for our friendly, relaxed and experienced care. We welcome ALL patients including those who are dental phobic and strive to make your trip to the dentist as pleasant and enjoyable as possible.

We provide the very best in clinical care and are committed to further post-graduate training in accordance with GDC guidelines; ensuring the highest standard in patient safety, comfort and education.

Additional information



GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are essential

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Patience
Possibility of ongoing employment and further development following completion of the dental nursing qualification
Training provided

Level 3 Dental Nurse apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

If you are using public transport to get to this employer, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular service is available. It is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear, enhanced DBS.