There's an old medical saying that the mouth is the mirror of the body; healthy teeth and gums means a healthier, happier body. With continuing advances in dentistry practice, the UK is now tuned into taking care of its teeth, meaning there's never been a better time to explore a career in dental health.

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Training is vital in a dental health team, you'll learn skills crucial to customer-facing roles. With a calm, confident, manner, you'll not only get to know your patients, but will be the person who can offer a friendly face and comforting words, which could transform a client's experience.

Start your dental health career with us and you'll study within our brand new Northern Dental Education Centre (NORDEC) where you'll learn the essential skills you need to progress in your chosen field. You'll also gain vital work experience as some of your time will be spent working in a dental setting, meaning you'll continue to up-skill your career knowledge.

Once you've successfully completed your study programme you'll have opportunities to pursue a career as a dental support worker, decontamination assistant, dental receptionist or you could simply choose to continue further training in the Dental Health industry.

The Course was a very informative insight to dentistry and the situations we would face. I personally think that it has given me an advantage when working in a dental practice as well as progressing to level 3 which is an apprenticeship in dental nursing

Iram Hussain, Nordec Student.


CPD courses

We have CPD courses available in 2020, in manageable 1.5 hour sessions to refresh knowledge and build confidence. Find out more about our CPD courses and book online.

Infection control course

You can also join our one-off course on Infection Control and Decontamination CPD (Core subjects).

All delegates will receive a 2 hours CPD Certificate.

Limited places are available - email: [email protected] to book!

Where?  NORDEC Great Horton Rd, Bradford BD7 1AY
When?  22 April 2020, 6–8pm
Cost?  £20 per person

Free parking available on site. Tea, coffee and light snacks provided.


Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing 


Level 2 Technical Certificate in Working in Dental Settings 

EDEXCEL Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement AVA (QCF)

Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice IQA (QCF)

What should I study?

To help you decide which course is right for you, our progression route guide explains the various levels and qualifications required for your course and how you might wish to progress with your studies.

To find a specific course you're interested in, view the link below.

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 Earning potential per year
Dental Nurse£22,000 - £28,500
Dental Trainee£36,000 - £45,750
Dentist£38,500 - £82,500

After your course

Our Dental qualifications provide you with a range of essential, technical and practical skills which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the dental health industry.

To enrol 

To enrol on a course, please get in touch. Email: [email protected] or call: 01274 088088