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London SE18 6AY
+44 20 7018 0221
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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma
in the
Principles and Practice of Dental Nursing

Online Dental Nursing Course in London.

Course Overview

This qualification is crafted with the General Dental Council (GDC) learning outcomes and Skills for Health National Occupational Standards.

The GDC has confirmed approval of the qualification which is listed on their website and on completion, learners will be able to apply for a registered dental nurse with the GDC.

This qualification can also be taken as part of the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Standard (England) and as part of the Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Dental Nursing) framework in Wales.

  • Study from Anywhere in the United Kingdom
  • Get Placement Where You Want
  • £125 Per Month Fee
  • Online Classes & Tutor Support​

The qualification focuses on internet learning with direct chair-side work and support during a range of dental treatments. It encompasses the underpinning ethics, professionalism, teamwork and communication required to work as a dental nurse. Assessment is done through assignments.

All those who wish to work as a dental nurse or trainee dental nurse and who wish to obtain a dental nursing qualification leading to GDC registration.

Learners should be at least 16 years old. Learners should ensure that they have the necessary underpinning knowledge before entering a placement/the workplace. No, any qualification or working experiences is required.

Learners will need to be working or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills. It is recommended that a minimum of 16 hours per week be spent in a real work environment either in a part-time or full-time basis.

Learners can usually complete the standalone qualification, or if taken as part of an apprenticeship, in 18 months.

  • Contribute to health and safety in the dental environment
  • Work within regulatory requirements in relation to the role of a dental nurse
  • Reflect on and develop own practice as a dental nurse
    Prepare and maintain environments, instruments and equipment for clinical dental procedures
  • Promote oral health for individuals
  • Provide support during the assessment of individuals’ oral health
    Contribute to the production of dental images
  • Provide support during the prevention and control of periodontal disease, caries and the restoration of cavities
  • Provide support during the provision of fixed and removable prosthesis
  • Provide support during non-surgical endodontic treatment
  • Provide support during the extraction of teeth and minor oral surgery procedures
  • Principles of infection control in the dental environment
  • Principles of infection control in the dental environment
  • Dental anatomy and assessment of oral health
    Principles and techniques of dental radiography
  • Principles of managing the oral disease and dental procedures
  • Understand ethics and professionalism in dental nursing
  • Understand ethics and professionalism in dental nursing


18 Months


The college will help in finding the placement.

  • £125 Fee Per Month
  • £2500 at Once

Not required.

  • No previous qualification required

Every Sunday.

Two Classes Per Month; Minimum of 16 Hours in Work Placement

Who We Are

A leading dental nursing institute with recruitment service in the UK.

More than 300 students are currently learning and training fr dental nursing career.

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16 Beresford St, Woolwich
London SE18 6AY

+44 20 7018 0221

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