Level 3 Dental Nursing Apprenticeship – Elbow Lane Dental Care


Apprenticeship summary

This is an exciting opportunity for someone eager to start a career in dental nursing based in a friendly practice in Liverpool. The role will involve providing chairside support to dental professionals and providing a high level of oral health care to patients, working with our nursing team.

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Closing date: May 27, 2024

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Date posted:
April 24, 2024
Possible start date:
June 3, 2024
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During the Dental Nurse Apprenticeship, you will receive ongoing support, development and training to equip you with the skills and knowledge required to qualify and have a successful career in dental nursing.

Your daily activities could include:

  • Assisting the dentist in providing safe and effective treatments to patients, from simple check-ups to advanced specialist treatments
  • Providing patients with a high level of care
  • Setting up and cleaning surgery
  • Sterilising instruments
  • Updating patient records
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Preparing instruments and materials for various treatments
  • Adhering to practice policies and procedures

During your working day, the dental practice will support you with learning the practical skills required, whilst your training provider (Aspiration Training) will teach you the theory side.  Your study will be based online with regular teaching and 1-2-1 sessions. Off the job training will be given throughout your apprenticeship during paid working hours.

The apprenticeship provides employment and training within a dental practice to study the Level 3 Dental Nurse Apprenticeship.  The Apprenticeship is designed to teach the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to ensure competency in all aspects of clinical duties including: –

Preparing for Professional Practice in Dental Nursing

Infection Prevention and Control

First Aid and Medical Emergencies

Oral and General Health

Endodontic Treatments

Prosthetic Treatments

Radiation and Radiography

Periodontal Disease and Cavity Restoration

Health and Safety

Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery

Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Anatomy, Oral Health Assessments and Treatment Planning

The use of VR Technology

Upon successful completion you will awarded the relevant qualification to apply for professional registration as a dental nurse to the General Dental Council (GDC).

This is a great opportunity to be trained and secure long-term employment. Once qualified, there are a number of routes for further training and development, including dental hygienist, dental therapist or dental cosmetics. Also, the opportunity for career progression into head nurse, team leader, or practice manager.



We are a team of friendly, committed professionals aiming to provide the highest standards of dentistry for all our patients, both young and old. Our newly appointed surgeries and waiting areas provide a comfortable environment. All aspects of dental care can be provided here at Elbow Lane Dental Care. Our dentists are trained in Advanced Restorative dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Orthodontics. Professional, highly skilled dentists upto date in the latest techniques. Happy friendly reception team, ready to answer your questions. High quality private dental care with an open and transparent pricing policy. On site dental technician to allow quick turnaround times and improved final results. CT Scanner and Digital Xrays. Late night and early morning appointments. Free Wi-Fi Β 


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Dental nurse (integrated) (level 3)