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What career opportunities can this lead to?

On completion and achievement of the apprenticeship standard, progression routes will be provided and discussed with the individual to enable them to make informed choices about continuous professional development.

What are the entry requirements?

Entry is subject to interview and assessment and you will need to have relevant employment. In addition, you will need to have 4 GCSEs at grade C/4 or higher, including English & Maths or have achieved a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification* and be able to demonstrate ability equivalent to, or exceeding Level 2 in English & Maths.

*please call Eastleigh College Apprenticeship Services on 023 8091 1226 to discuss.

What does this programme involve?

Dental Nurses provide chair side support to dental professionals and deliver a high level of patient care within a variety of clinical environments.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Apprentices will develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours through on and off-the-job learning and are expected to attend Eastleigh College on a day release basis.

Apprentices will enhance knowledge in areas to include:

- Dental and regional anatomy
- Respiratory and circulatory systems
- Transmission of infectious diseases and their prevention
- Materials , equipment and resources
- Medical Emergencies
- Legislative compliance and regulatory requirements

Apprentices will develop skills in areas to include:

- Health Promotion
- Clinical skills
- Patient Care & Patient Management
- Communication & Management Skills

The apprenticeship standard has an expected duration of 24 months and on successful completion apprentices will be awarded a Level 3 qualification approved by the General Dental Council following completion of an end point assessment.

Unless exempt on entry, apprentices will be required to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English & Maths prior to undertaking end point assessment.

Your progress will be continuously monitored and supported by an Apprenticeship Officer.

What else do I need to know?

On successful completion of this apprenticeship the apprentice can register with the General Dental Council as a qualified Dental Nurse.

Due to the current national reform of apprenticeships, the information detailed for this framework was correct at the time it was sent to print. For September 2018, all apprenticeships will be delivered as a standard and details of these will be updated on our website as soon as the information is released. Please visit www.eastleigh.ac.uk for up-to-date course information or to discuss further, please contact the Apprenticeship Experts on 02380 911226.

Dates for the diary

Our School Leaver open events are held each October, November, March and June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form from our printed prospectus or through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at goplaces@eastleigh.ac.uk.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code

DEAAV3/STND

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
STDN3 Eastleigh College 1/9/2018 TBC TBC – TBC Please call 023 8091 1226 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

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Lucy

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