Course Description

On the National Diploma in Dental Nursing you can become fully qualified as a Dental Nurse in just 12 or 18 months. During that time you’ll be earning while you learn as you build your practical knowledge working alongside a dentist in a Dental Practice. Our blended learning courses combine the best of distance learning with the benefits of classroom sessions. Access to course materials are available 24/7 via our Student Hub portal allowing for flexible home-based study with practical lessons every 6 weeks. Once qualified you have the option to specialise within the field and progress within dentistry with a Post Graduate course.

Test your knowledge

Course Syllabus

  • Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Emergencies in the dental surgery
  • Legal and Ethical issues in the Provision of Dental Care
  • Anatomical Structures and Systems relative to Dental Treatment
  • Oral Disease and Pathology
  • Patient Care and Management
  • Assessing Patients Oral Health Needs and Treating Planning
  • Oral Health Promotion and Preventive Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Dental Drugs, Materials, Instruments and equipment
  • Pain and Anxiety Control in dentistry
  • Radiography
  • Communication
  • Dental Reception
  • HTM 01-05 and the CQC
  • Diet in Dentistry
24/7 access to course content

24/7 access to course videos and documents via our online student hub

Job Search Assistance

Job search support to help you find a placement and earn while you learn

Dedicated Support Team

Customer service support here to help and available Mon to Fri 9am to 7.30pm

Self assessment and online mock exams

Self assessment and online mock exams to keep you on track throughout your course

Online Mock Exams

Comprehensive Record of Experience support pack included free of charge

Personal course tutor

Assigned personal course tutor to help you every step of the way

Choose Your Classroom Location

We have 16 training centres located across the UK, all within easy access of public transport links. Please select a location from the drop-down below for details of a specific training centre.