www.stu-dent.org.uk    44 Loughborough Road, Coleorton, Leicestershire, LE67 8HG, UK   Tel: 07929 503857  Tel: 01530 224648

Accredited Courses

NEBDN National Diploma in Dental Nursing (12 months)

This course is open to anyone meeting the entry requirement and is employed in the clinical dental environment. It prepares candidates for the National Diploma, providing theory, support sessions in completing the ‘Record of Experience Log’ and practical sessions providing a link between the clinical and learning environment.

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Other Short Course

To enrol on one of the accredited courses you will require a good standard of general education. Qualifications, skills and knowledge will be taken into consideration. You will be required to complete a literacy & numeracy assessment prior to being offered a place on one of the accredited courses. You need to be flexible, adaptable and reassuring, with the ability to work quickly, remain calm and be able to cope with sudden changes of plan. A dental nurse should have a good level of manual dexterity.

Revision Workshops & Exam Preparation

Oral Health Education Certificate (12 months)

This course develops the knowledge and skills required for the provision of Oral Health Education. It is part time over a 12 month period and is made up of 6 different modules, including practical assignments, hands on clinical experience and support with the ‘Record of Experience Log’. It is validated by the National Examining Board.

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Radiography & Radiation Protection (6 months)

The course provides both theoretical and practical training for Dental Surgery Nurses to enable them to safely use Ionising Radiations to produce high quality dental radiographs. Completion of the course leads to the award of a certificate along with 54 hours of verifiable CPD. The course is approved by the College of Radiographers.

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We offer a range of CPD courses for all DCPs (Hygenists, Therapists, Dental Nurses, Dental Technicians & Student Dental Nurses). There are a range of courses covering core subjects along with additional supplementary courses.

Core Subject Courses:

Medical Emergencies; Health & Safety;  Radiography; Infection Control & Decontamination;  Legal & Ethics; Handling Complaints; Education; Oral Cancer.

Other Subject Courses:

Leadership, Communication Skills

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We also offer additional courses in the following areas

Care Quality Commission (CQC), HTM01-05, Return to Work, Analysing Communications, Treatment Co-ordination, Mentoring & Coaching in the Workplace, Introduction to Dental Practice,

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We also provide revision workshops and exam preparation for when you need that extra bit of help and support in the run up to your exams. These are especially geared towards those who may find it necessary to do re-sits.


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CPD for Dental Care Professionals

We offer the following Scope of Practice and Extended Duties courses:-

Intra-oral photography; Shade taking; measuring and recording plaque indices; Pouring, casting and trimming study models; Applying fluoride varnish; Applying topical anaesthetic; Impression taking.  

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Scope of Practice and Extended Duties