Now Recruiting for the CertHE in Dental Nursing

We are now recruiting to the Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) in Dental Nursing Education and Training Programme for September 2017.The programme is delivered by Wales Deanery staff, has been accredited by Cardiff University and granted sufficiency by the General Dental Council (GDC).The Cert HE in Dental Nursing is a two year part time programme of study.  Students attend a training unit for academic study, while gaining their essential practical skills and experience by remaining in your practice. This is currently the only programme in Wales to offer such a wide range of clinical skills training and experience

The programme will consist of the following: Two days per week clinical placement at a dental practice. Here you will learn about and experience a range of dental procedures and techniques and be able to put your learning into practice by working alongside qualified and registered dental care professionals. One study day that takes place in a Dental Teaching Unit. Dental nurses are rapidly advancing in today’s workforce with the development of their role to include greater autonomy and flexibility in the workplace. Dental Nurses form a significant part of the dental team; undertaking many responsibilities from the definitive care of the patient to raising the professional standards of the future.

All applicants are considered individually and on merit. If not meeting any of the standard entry requirements applicants must provide evidence of an ability to study at the level of higher education. Applicants with recent dental employment experience and evidence of Continuing Professional Development within the dental profession will be considered.

Places are available on the programme which starts in September 2017. If you would like information on the programme please email dentalcert@cardiff.ac.uk .
We will be holding an Open Event on Wednesday April 6, 16.30 to 18.30 at the Dental Teaching Unit in Porth. The address is The Dental Teaching Unit, Leith House, Pontypridd Road, Porth RCT CF39 9PH.

For further details please email dentalcert@cardiff.ac.uk or apply direct at: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/course/dental-nursing-certificate

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