As a registered Training Provider with Skills Development Scotland (SDS), NHS Education for Scotland (NES) now provides Modern Apprenticeships (MA’s) and will fulfil the requirements of the SDS Quality Assurance and Improvement Framework.
Modern Apprenticeships offer those aged over 16 in paid employment the opportunity to train and work towards a vocational qualification.
The student dental nurse will undertake:
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) & Professional Development Award (PDA) in Dental Nursing. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to register with the General Dental Council (GDC).
In addition, students will evidence the five SQA Core Skills Units in Communication; Working with Others; Problem Solving; Information and Communication Technology; and Numeracy as they progress through the Modern Apprenticeship programme.
To book on an Induction course go to the TURAS Dental Nurse Induction page: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/6277/dental-care-professionals/dental-nurse-induction
Further information on the Modern Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing can be found here:
SDS Guidance for apprentices to support their own mental health and well being can be found here:
SDS e-learning support module for employers: Support for employers delivering apprenticeships - Overview | Rise 360 (articulate.com)
Introduction to Modern Apprenticeship
MA - Welcome to Employers and Workplace Team
Apprentice progress review
Witness testimony learning assistant