Lucy , 18
Lucy studied Dental Nursing and has now landed herself a job a local dental surgery in the New ForestREAD FULL STORY…
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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.
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.
Dental Nurses provide chair side support to dental professionals and deliver a high level of patient care within a variety of clinical environments.
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.
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 programme is subject to change. From Autumn 2019, apprenticeships may be delivered as a newly developed standard; details of these will be updated on our website as soon as the information is released. To discuss further, please contact the Apprenticeship Experts on 02380 911226.
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.
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 email@example.com.
*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.
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In a sector which is disproportionately led by males, Chief Executive and Principal of Eastleigh College, Dr Jan Edrich, recently chaired the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) Annual Conference, speaking of her own journey to senior leadership, and to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.
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