This bespoke blended course is aimed at those already employed or about to be employed as a dental nurse, and who wish to undertake an apprenticeship to develop their knowledge and skills within the area of dental nursing. The qualification focuses on the technical skills and knowledge required of a professional dental nurse. Units of study include direct chairside work and support during a range of dental treatments, organisational and legal requirements which underpin high quality dental care, and the role of the dental nurse in meeting patients’ needs. Students will complete the new City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma and the Level 2 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities as part of the full course in a weekly 7 hour class and will also receive one to one support from an assessor. The course is mainly online with some practical sessions in NWRC new state of the art clinical dental suite. Learners who do not have qualifications in Maths ,English and ICT are expected to complete them as part of their directed training.