Ident training is committed to providing training to both aspiring & experienced dental nurses in order that they can register with the general dental council as dental care professionals. More importantly, we aim to provide the knowledge and training that allows nurses to be an asset to their practice and be ‘fit for purpose’.
We have developed a comprehensive training programme delivered in a wide range of formats:- distance learning, study guides, tutorials, weekly online lectures. Enrolment is on a rolling format at any time throughout the year the qualification accredited by the Scottish qualification authority (SQA).
On successful completion of the course and final independent exam, the dental nurse will be fully qualified having achieved Level 3 SVQ in Dental Nursing and Personal Development Award in Dental Nursing.
The candidate requires to compile a portfolio of evidence from 11 SVQ Units and assessed for 4 PDA Units, in addition to the final independent examination. Candidates will be observed within the workplace to assess skills and abilities against the standards set by SQA The duration of the course is between 12 and 15 months.
Candidates must be employed in a dental environment in order to gain the practical experience required.