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Part-time Level Certificate in Oral Health Education

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Part-time Level Certificate in Oral Health EducationAvailable for Enquiries
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Course Details
Location Online
Location Workplace
Start Date Various
Duration 6 full days spread across 6 - 8 months dependant on the academic calendar
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body NEBDN
Offering Code CTL6OHE1D000 CTL6OHE1D001
Course Overview The Certificate in Oral Health Education is a qualification suitable for dental nurses who are required to provide Oral Health education to patients. This qualification is only available through approved training centres and is an essential requirement for some universities if you wish to progress onto the Dental Therapy course.
What you will Study You will develop the theoretical knowledge and skills necessary to deliver Oral Health Education. Please note that whilst you will develop your knowledge, the aim of the course is to develop your teaching skills.
How you will Learn

You will receive theoretical training by attendance at taught sessions delivered via MS Teams and you will be required to complete a four-part record of experience. Lectures, assignments and practical simulations are an integral part of this course.

You will also be required to complete a record of practical competencies set out by NEBDN over a 12-week period of time

How you will be Assessed

The course is set at an academic level which has been equated to a level 4.

You will receive theoretical training by attendance at taught sessions delivered via MS Teams In addition to this, you will be expected to complete a four part record of competence.

Entry Requirements

You must:
Be a qualified dental nurse.
Be registered with the General Dental Council.
Have the written support of your employer who will be required to allow time and access for training and validate workplace activities for the portfolio of experience
You must be able to meet all practical requirements of the record of competence as set by NEBDN (Further information on these can be requested from

Attendance Expectations Mandatory attendance at all six full days
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23

The course cost is £900.00 subject to NEBDN fee changes

Additional Course Costs

The following costs should be used as a guide only.

Printing and photocopying costs:
There is no charge for course hand-outs, handbooks etc. Students will receive a printing credit of £10 per annum from the University Centre, after which students will have to pay for extra credits.

Library overdue charges:
Overdue charges apply to all library loans to encourage you to return any resources you borrow on time. Overdue charges are 5p per day per book. There is no charge for e-books rentals.

Graduation Ceremony:
When you graduate, we will invite you to your graduation ceremony. It is free for you to attend, however, to take part you will need to pay to hire an academic robe to wear during the ceremony. Details can be found here:

Further Study

The qualification is an essential requirement for some universities if you wish to progress onto the Dental Therapy course. Why not consider other Continuing Professional Development courses offered by Wakefield College?

Career Opportunities CPD is now an essential part of your career as a dental care professional. This course will help you keep your skills up to date and contribute towards CPD hours.
How to Apply

If you require an application form, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

Please contact Business Development on 01924 789761 or email

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Information last amended: 09 September 2022 10:41

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