This course will develop the knowledge, skills and expertise of a trainee dental nurse to enable them to achieve a qualification enabling registration with the General Dental Council.
You will develop knowledge, skills and expertise required to complete the 11 unit portfolio associated with the SVQ in Dental Nursing at SCQF Level 7. In addition, you will also be prepared you for the PDA in Dental Nursing external examination.
The qualification is made up of three components; a vocational element comprising of a portfolio containing 11 units; a Professional Development Award comprising of 4 units and an external SQA Dental Nursing Assessment.
Applicants must be employed as a student Dental Nurse, Modern Apprenticeship places in Dental Nursing are available and are allocated on eligibility.
Note, applicants must attend an evening class, one evening per week for 7 weeks to support the preparation for the PDA external examination.
Employment as a Dental Nurse, or progressing on to the Higher National Diploma in Dental Nursing.
at SCQF Level 7
Part time (day release)
Part time (evening)