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DCP course directory 2014 the north-east

BDJ Team volume 1, Article number: 14134 (2014) | Download Citation


Leeds Dental Institute

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Graduate Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy

Summary: A 27-month full-time course with 25 places, aiming to train dental care professionals who can work within a team framework to provide safe, effective treatment within the remit of a dental hygienist and therapist. Applications are from 1 September to 31 October for courses starting in the following year.

Telephone: 0113 343 6199

NEBDN National Certificate in Dental Nursing

Summary: Part-time over 18 months with 25 places available. The theoretical element of the course is taught within the School of Dentistry or at one of Leeds' satellite centres in Halifax, Calderdale or Scarborough. You will be expected to spend half a day per week attending classes. The practical element is delivered in your workplace. Courses are delivered during normal working hours.

City & Guilds Advanced Apprenticeship in Health (Dental Nursing)

Summary: This full-time programme over 18 months with 25 places available aims to provide a structured course of study covering knowledge and competence in the Dental Nursing Occupational Standards as well as the Apprentice Framework. The Framework includes: Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing; Level 2 Functional/Key Skills in Maths and English; and Level 3 Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health. You will be assessed in the clinical environment throughout your training and also work in outreach clinics at Beeston, Bradford or Hull.

Telephone (dental nursing courses): 0113 343 6884

FDS RCS ENG. Yorkshire Orthodontic Therapy course

Summary: A course to train individuals as orthodontic therapists registered with the GDC. The course comprises a four-week core course at Leeds Dental Institute then eight additional study days and workplace training. For the course starting July 2015, there were 12 places available.

NHS Health Education: Yorkshire and the Humber

Dental CPD courses for the dental team such as:

  • Medical emergencies for the dental team

  • An update in paediatric restorative procedures for dental therapists

  • What's new doc? An update on human disease and its impact on dental treatment

  • Hands on contemporary endodontics… bring your own molar!

  • Employment law in the dental practice - how to avoid the pitfalls

  • Dementia awareness training

Sheffield City College

Dental Nursing Apprenticeship

Summary: As an apprentice, you will be working as a dental nurse in a general dental practice for a minimum 30 hours a week and also attend college one day a fortnight, working towards a City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.

Dental Technology Extended Diploma Level 3

Summary: This two-year full-time course, assessed through coursework, leads directly to employment as a dental technician and is the basic qualification required for employment in dental technology and GDC registration.

Telephone: 0114 260 2600

Newcastle University School of Dental Sciences

BSc Honours Oral and Dental Health Sciences

Summary: If you want to work as a dental hygienist therapist, this is the degree for you. This degree meets the standards required for GDC accreditation. As it is a new degree, the GDC will be assessing the programme as it progresses. Any student registered on this degree may be eligible to apply to transfer to the first year of the BDS Dental Surgery degree at the end of the year.

Details: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/a207/courseoverview/

Telephone: 0191 208 3333

Teesside University

BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

Summary: This dual qualification is regarded as the emerging future of dental care, now incorporating direct access, with a holistic approach to treating and preventing periodontal disease and dental caries. The three-year full-time course is designed to ensure you meet the standards and skills necessary to become registered by the GDC nd hold the title of dental hygienist and dental therapist.

Cert HE Dental Nurse Practice

Summary: This Level 4 Certificate in Higher Education is aimed at those wishing to gain an academic qualification while providing support to the dental team and reassurance to patients at Teesside's student dental facility and on dental practice placement.

Telephone: 01642 384110

If you would like your course or education provider to be included in BDJ Team, please send the details to bdjteam@nature.com. The January 2015 BDJ Team will focus on the south-east.

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