Dental Nursing Diploma | NEBDN | Level 3

Course Code: CM0504-1C Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Start Date: April 2021 Duration: 18 months Entry requirements: Please see entry requirements section for more information Awarding Body: NEBDN

Why this course?

This qualification will enhance your skills as a Dental Nursing professional, developing your experience with: 

  • Blended learning (classroom and workplace assessments)
  • Current working practices
  • Maximum flexibility
  • Reflective practice

The curriculum is based on the GDC registration requirements for dental nurses and covers four domains of professional practice: 

  • Clinical 
  • Professional
  • Communication
  • Management and leadership 

Students are required to sit two national exams which are carried out in April and June or November and January. Students must complete Records of Experience (ROE's) before taking the exams. The NEBDN ROEs are valid for 3 years. Students will be able to resist their exams as long as their ROE's are still valid, but there is a fee for exam resits. 

Campus information: Please note this course is taught at our Business Development and Employment Programmes Centre in Kingston Buci, Shoreham-by-Sea

Entry requirements

Candidates should have an academic ability to work at Level 3, including at least a Level 2 in literacy, numeracy and IT. 

This course is for trainee dental nurses who are already working in a dental practice for at least 16 hours per week. 

Good communication skills are also essential. 

Entry requirements

Course information

What will I learn? 

The curriculum is based on the GDC registration requirements for dental nurses and covers four domains of professional practice:

  • Clinical
  • Professional
  • Communication
  • Management leadership

What will I gain from this course?

You will be able to register with the GDC as a Dental Care Professional, and this could be a stepping stone to further your career in the dental industry. 

How is the course delivered?

The course will provide the knowledge and practical experience needed to pass both a
theory and practical examination. You are required to complete records of experience
which will be achieved through your workplace activities. This will require the support of a mentor who will validate these workplace activities

Course information

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The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above. 


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