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Course Overview

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Working in Dental Settings is for you if you are interested in starting a career in Dental Health in a customer facing role or if you are thinking of becoming a Dental Nurse but are not yet ready to move onto the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing. This Level 2 Technical Certificate aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the Dental Health industry.

Course Structure

You will cover: communication skills, dental practice reception skills, infection prevention and control, health and safety and decontamination skills and duties.

Teaching will take place in the College and will be supplemented with work experience in a Dental setting.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs including English Language and Mathematics at a minimum of Grade D/3 (or equivalent).

This qualification is suitable for you if you are 16 or older. No previous knowledge or experience in the sector is required.

You must be 16-18 to receive a funded place on this programme.

English and/or Mathematics will be included in your timetable if you have not achieved a GCSE at grade 4 or above in these subjects when you start your course.

How Will I Learn?

  • Classroom sessions
  • Work experience
  • Set tasks
  • Exams.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

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

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
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 team.
Email: [email protected].