Rubery Dental Surgery

Dental Nursing Apprenticeship


Rubery Dental Surgery

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday between 9am - 5.30pm
duration: 18 months
start: 24 February 2020
Advanced(level 3)
Dental nurse Level 3 (A level) (apprenticeship standard)
21 February 2020 (application closing date)
As an apprentice Dental Nurse you will be assisting with all clinical aspects within the surgery and providing patients with a high level of care so you need to be unflappable under pressure and able to put people at ease.


You will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful dental nursing career. Your daily activities could include:

  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Being responsible for infection control in the dental surgery

During your apprenticeship you’ll develop the skills required to support patients and dental staff in providing safe and effective treatment from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments.

There is something else to smile about; upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing that is recognised by the General Dental Council, along with Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English.

Future Prospects

Possibility to become a full time employee on completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

We advise candidates to check the location of the setting before applying.

For Dental Nursing, it is a requirement to have a Hepatitis B injection.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit:

Skills Required

  • Must be a teamplayer
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • Have a 'can do approach'
  • A quick learner who is willing to take things on board
  • Ambitious
  • Hard-working
  • Must have an outgoing personality as you will be interacting with patients

Qualifications Required

Maths and English GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent.

Training Provided

Level 3 qualification in Dental Nursing.

Maths and English Functional Skills if required.

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