Dental nursing apprenticeship

The Dental Nursing apprenticeship is aimed at individuals who want to work as a dental nurse.

A dental nurse provides ‘chair-side support’ for the dental team, which includes dentists, dental therapists, hygienists and technicians.

In England, this Advanced apprenticeship provides a positive route for attracting staff into the dental sector and quality-assured training to achieve the qualified standard required by the General Dental Council.

The duration for completion of an Advanced apprenticeship is 18 months depending on age, prior experience and learning.


Advanced (Level 3)

Starting salary (once qualified):


Job roles:

Dental nurse

Issuing Authority:

Skills for Health –

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