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National Diploma in Dental Nursing (NEBDN)

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    • Be student focussed with small classes providing personal attention
    • Run courses and events at "work friendly" times meaning less time off work
    • Be run by dental professionals for dental professionals
    • Be located in modern convenient training facilities
    • Offer flexible course payment plans
    • Be dedicated to the training and education of dental professionals
    • Be run solely by dental professionals for dental professionals with the highest possible standards of tuition
    • Provide the highest possible training and education for dental professionals in a small class environment.
    • Provide a positive learning environment
    SmileWisdom has an impressive 98% pass rate for the NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing London

    How long is the course?
    The NEBDN course will take one year. There is 36 weeks of formal training and lectures, and 16 weeks break around Easter, summer and Christmas.

    What job could I get at the end of the course?
    The NEBDN course is internationally recognised qualification and allows you to work as a Dental Nurses in a variety of settings including private practices, hospitals and community dental clinics.

    Will I have to do a job placement to gain experience?
    Yes, the course includes an assessment work placement. As a guide you should anticipate spending a minimum of 15 hours per week over a period course to achieve your ROE (Record of Experience)

    How will I get a placement?
    We will coach you on interview technique and help you write your CV using an online template. Before you start to go for interviews you will learn the basics of:

    • Health & safety
    • Sterilisation
    • Cross infection

    Will I need any inoculations before starting work?
    Yes, you will need a valid Heb B certificate. We will advise you how to obtain a blood test and/or inoculations.

    When are the exams?
    There are 2 stages
    Stage 1. Multiple choice theory exam. November and April.
    Stage 2. Practical exam. January and June.

    Record of Experience (ROI)
    To be eligible to sit your Stage 1 exam, you have to complete your Record of Experience (ROE). The ROE has to be submitted to your tutor by 31st Jan for April exam, and 31st August for November exam.

    What is the cost?
    The total course fee is 1695.00 inc VAT. £175.00 deposit followed by 9 monthly payments of £169.00.  We are sorry we can’t accept personal cheques.

    What are the exam fees?
    The NEBDN exam fee is £485.00. This exam fee covers both your written and practical NEBDN exams.

    Will I be able to retake the exams?
    Yes, there will be a charge of £169/ month for extra tuition

    What is the cost if retaking?

    £125 (NEBDN reserves the right to change this fee)

    How long can I take before having to retake the exam?
    There is a maximum of 2 years

    What is the price of the revision class?
    There is a fee of £169/month. This is the same as the extra tuition fee.

    Who will be the training?
    Our expert trainers are all NEBDN approved tutors.

    Is there a minimum level of education?
    You will need to be able to pass Level 3 Maths and English.                                                     

    Where will we be taught dental nursing?
    Central London: The British Dental Association – 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS / Online

    Key Information

     

    Next Blended Learning* Course Dates: (Due to Covid 19, all courses are now live online until the BDA re-opens)  

    DN 40 – Thursday 22nd April 2021      4.00 pm to 6.00 pm  (2 hour class per week)

    DN 41 – Friday 28th May 2021             9.00 am to 1.00 pm  (4 hour class every 2 weeks)

    DN 42 – Thursday 24th June 2021       2.00 pm  to 6.00 pm (4 hour class every 2 weeks)

    DN 43 – Thursday 22nd July 2021        2.00 pm to 4.00 pm  (2 hour class per week)

    DN 44 – Thursday 23rd Sept. 2021       6.00 pm to 8.00 pm  (2 hour class per week)

    DN 45 – Friday 15th October 2021       1.30 pm to 5.30 pm  (4 hour class every 2 weeks)

    *Blended Learning combines in-classroom and live online lectures. We are based at The British Dental Association (BDA). 64 Wimpole St W1G 8YS. For now all courses are using our live online classroom

     

    Live Online Course UK Wide:

    DNO8 – Monday 15th March 2021      6.00 pm to 8.00 pm (2 hour class per week)

    DNO9 – Thursday 29th April 2021      9.30 am to 11.30 am (2 hour class per week)

    DNO10 – Wednesday 19 May 2021     6.00 pm to 8.00 pm (2 hour class per week)

    DNO11 – Sunday 6th June 2021           10.00 am to 12 noon (2 hour class per week)

    DNO12 – Wednesday 30 June 2021     9.30 am to 11.30 am (2 hour class per week)

    DNO13 – Thursday 15th July 2021       5.00 pm to 9.00 pm  (4 hour class every 2 weeks)

    DNO14 – Tuesday 14th Sept. 2021       9.30 am to 11.30 am (2 hour class per week)

    DNO15 – Tuesday 5th October 2021     6.00 pm to 8.00 pm (2 hour class per week)