Oral Health Care

Ayrshire College


Kilwinning Campus


On this course you’ll acquire essential skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a range of paths within healthcare. There are many opportunities, from hands-on roles to further education and your journey starts here. This qualification and the experience you’ll gain from the course will make you desirable to dental practices. Many of our previous students have moved straight into dental nursing positions.

Content includes:

Decontamination; first aid; health and safety; dental anatomy; dental patient care; clinical assessment; and, instruments, materials, and equipment used in dental practice.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5, or Health and Social Care (Level 5), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HNC Healthcare Practice or other relevant course at SCQF level 7

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level