Key Info

  • Who it’s for: Adult Learners 18+
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Commences: July, October, February & May
  • Hours: 6 hours fortnightly (10 – 5)
  • Study Location: London or Reading
  • Awarding Body: NEBDN
  • Academic Level: Level 3 National Diploma
  • Fees: £1400 (excludes non-refundable registration and NEBDN examination fees)

Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

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ABI College Dental Nurse Training courses are flexibly time tabled to enable students to balance their existing work or family commitments with the training which will lead to their dental nurse qualification.


Our Diploma in Dental nursingcourse combine lectures and classroom teaching with work placement in a dental practice which will enable you to acquire essential skills and confidence necessary to deal with both members of the public and dental professionals.


Hours: 3 hours weekly (09.30-12.30 or 1-4) / 6 hours fortnightly (10 – 5)
Course location: Reading or London (Acton)
Who it’s for: Adult Learners 18+
Awarding body: National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN)
Fees: £1400 (excludes non-refundable registration and NEBDN examination fees)


Is this course for me?

This course is for you:

• If you are considering a career in dental nursing – the College will support you in finding a placement
• If you are already working in a dental practice and would like to become a qualified dental nurse.
This course has been developed to meet the statutory requirements of the General Dental Council to enable you to register and work as a qualified dental nurse in the UK.


Why should I choose ABI College – School of Dental Nursing?

ABI College is an established independent institution for further and higher education, offering a range of professional courses in an adult learning environment. The College is fully accredited by NEBDN (National Examining Board for Dental Nurses) and all necessary dental equipment is available for students to practice for the spotter’s test. All students gain full access to the College facilities, which include an extensive library, wi-fi internet access and career advice and guidance.

With its student population recruited from many parts of the world, the College provides a truly global educational experience.


What are the progression and employment opportunities?

Employment prospects are very good – dental nurses are always in demand.
Successful completion of the examination is an essential qualification towards registration with the General Dental Council (GDC) which will enable you to practice as a fully-qualified dental nurse. You will then have the option to gain further qualifications in order to develop your career, including:

• Dental Sedation Nursing
• Oral Health Education
• Dental Radiography
• Orthodontic Nursing
• Dental hygiene or therapy
• Dental technology


How do I get more information and enrol for this course?

It’s simple, all you need to do is contact us on 0118 956 9111 (Reading) or 0208 993 4500 (London) we will answer your questions and we will register you over the telephone. Alternatively, you can send us an e-mail on  dental[@] and we will contact you. You can also enquire on-line via this website.

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