• Why become an Apprentice Dental Nurse?

    At Tempdent we’ve been running Dental Nurse Apprenticeships for nearly 20 years and with some of the highest success rates in the industry.

  • Why do a Dental
    Nurse Apprenticeship?

    As an Apprentice Dental Nurse you gain the skills, expertise and qualifications you need to succeed. It’s a fantastic alternative to university!

What To Expect

The Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing is an 18 month government funded course and comprises of 3 main components.

  1. City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Nursing 
  2. Functional Skills English & Maths level 2 qualifications (unless exempt, typical exemptions include Maths and English GCSEs grade A-C)
  3. Integrated End Point Assessment – consisting of a Synoptic Test, an Observation and Interview.

The qualification is accredited by City & Guilds and is delivered either face to face in our London Training Centre or through our unique Blended Learning programme.   Our innovative & interactive E- Learning platform enables learners to access the course from anywhere in the UK. 

Whichever approach you take you will be:

  • Allocated a tutor who will help you with underpinning your knowledge and prepare you for the examinations 
  • Allocated a portfolio assessor who will guide you through the programme, assess your portfolio evidence and carry out assessment
  •  Allocated a workplace assessor who will carry out all of the workplace observations
  • Allocated an experienced Educational Welfare Officer to support you through your course.
  • If you are London based and choose to do classroom based learning, you will need to attend full day weekly classes at our head office in North London
  • If you are based outside London, or choose to join our Blended Learning (online) programme, you will need to attend weekly live webinars, covering all topics and lessons.
  • You will also be required to attend regional workshops where you will undertake mock exams, revision & dental & functional skills examinations.  Our regional workshops take place in London, Peterborough, Manchester, Somerset, Newcastle & Southampton.
  • All students have access to our unique interactive online learning platform

Apprenticeship Vacancies

Take a look at apprenticeship vacancies currently advertised by Tempdent.

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