CACHE Diploma in
Dental Nursing

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The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice in Dental Nursing is a General Dental Council (GDC) recognised dental nursing qualification which covers all outcomes described within the GDC Preparing to Practice document.

Forward Academic Team offers GDC registered NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice in Dental Nursing, a reputed recognised qualification that would suit anyone who would like to develop a career in the dental industry. After fully completing the dental nursing qualification, GDC registered dental nurse can progress their career in dental hygienist, dental therapist, practice manager, dental tutor and dental assessor. There are opportunities for dental nursing students for progression courses directly linked with Universities as well.

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.


The Trainee Dental Nurse is normally paid GBP 8.29-11 per hour in Dental Clinic. As required by the course, students themselves have to find the placement but at Forward Academic Team – College of Dental Nursing, placements for students are provided by the college through its partner Dental Associates.

It is compulsory for students to have DBS and Hepatitis B vaccination done and have its record to be selected for the interview.

Course Units

  • 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

NEBDN Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing for beginners who want to start a career as a GDC registered dental nurse in the UK.

  • Above 18 years old
  • Interested for Dental Nurse Career
  • Able to attend two classes per month or online class on every Saturday-Sunday