Pear Tree Dental – Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

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.

You 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

Additional information

Requirements

General

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English are desirable. If you do not have these grades, you will be required to complete Functional Skills.

Skill requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
Prospects
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

Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA)

On the job training

Considerations
If you are using public transport, please ensure you have researched the route and that a regular and reliable service is available. In Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a course of Hepatitis B vaccines and a clear enhanced DBS.