NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing
25 May 19
This professional course follows the curriculum based on the General Dental Council Registration requirements for Dental Nurses.
The curriculum covers four areas:
• Clinical Practice,
• Professional Practice,
• Communication and
A fully completed electronic Record of Experience (eRoE) is a mandatory element of the course and must be submitted prior to external assessments. A GDC registrant within the dental practice must fully support the trainee dental nurse student in their completion of the NEBDN eRoE portfolio. The eROE requires chair-side experience in dental surgeries.
Throughout the academic year, you will also be expected to attend College for a minimum of three Wednesday evenings for exam revision classes.
If you have not achieved a grade C or equivalent in English Language, Mathematics or ICT, Level 2 Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT will be compulsory.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability. A minimum attendance of 80% is expected on all aspects of the course.
Applicants must have a minimum of three months' employment (either part-time or full-time employment with a minimum of 16 hours per week) in a dental practice in advance of the course beginning in September 2018.
The class will be on Monday evenings from 5pm to 9pm for part-time students.
Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis vaccinations are mandatory to work in any dental nursing role. For part-time students who are employed by dental practices, the dentist should support the trainee dental nurse to having these vaccinations administered.
Successful completion will allow for application to the General Dental Council for registration. You may progress to further study in Dental Hygiene or Dental Technology. You may also apply for post-certificate courses in oral health, radiography or conscious sedation, or seek full-time employment.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.