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Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

Gloucestershire College is pleased to offer the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing standards, which provides an excellent route to train Dental Nurses in your practice with the qualified standard required by the General Dental Council (GDC).

The next course starts in April 2021, and is suitable for both new and existing staff members.


Get paid up to £3000 per apprentice 

The government have committed to paying £2,000 to all employers in England for each new apprentice they hire aged between 16-24, and £1,500 for each new apprentice they hire aged 25 and over before 31 March 2021

Additionally, you will also receive £1,000 for each 16-18 year old apprentice that you take on. That’s a total of up to £3,000 per apprentice hired paid directly to your business.

Dental Nursing apprenticeship standards to develop talent within your practice

Developing the skills and knowledge of your staff is vital to the success of your practice. The dental nursing apprenticeship standard available within GC includes classroom participation in a structured learning environment, so learners profit from access to additional resources and peer group learning as well as practical learning in the workplace.

This apprenticeship also provides the opportunity for apprentices to complete an end point assessment to aim for distinction level, therefore securing a higher level of apprenticeship.

College delivery takes place on Thursdays 9:30 - 16:00.

Entry Criteria

4 GCSEs grade A-C or 9-4 including English and maths

If you have an employee in mind who doesn’t quite meet the criteria get in contact and we can discuss the options available.


Support in finding the right candidate for your practice

If you don't have an existing employee in mind, Gloucestershire College can match you with existing applicants or advertise the vacancy and pre-screen the applicants for you for free.

We advertise across Gloucestershire websites such as GlosJobs and Indeed, as well as our own website and the national government ‘find an apprenticeship’ website; plus you have the option to advertise the vacancy as well. 

You will have the final selection of the shortlisted candidates.  

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Plus many more!

Enquire about our new Dental Nursing Apprenticeship today

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01452 563400


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.