Course Overview

Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn and train in your chosen career as well as earning a regular pay packet. You will be given first-hand experience and learn the majority of the skills needed on the job, whilst also completing off-the-job training.

A dental nurse apprentice provides chair-side support for the dental team, which includes dentists, dental therapists, hygienists and technicians. You will develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple checkups to advanced specialist treatments.

Course Structure

You will be required to study on a day release basis for the knowledge aspect of this qualification.

Units covered are:

  • Infection Control
  • Assessment of oral health and treatment planning
  • Dental Radiography
  • Management of oral health diseases and dental procedures

Evidence of workplace compentency is gathered in an electronic portfolio.

The apprenticeship has an End Point Assessment (EPA) which will be arranged in your workplace.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at a minimum of Grade C/4 including English and Mathematics.

You will be required to have a PC with access to the internet.

Apprenticeship Course fees are paid by your employer.

To Apply

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01274 728316

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].