School for Dental Care Professionals

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The School for Dental Care Professional's (DCP's), University Dental Hospital of Manchester aim is to provide robust, quality education and training for all DCP's within the North West of England by delivering quality courses which will enhance oral health care provision to the public.

We provide state of the art training facilities for GDC pre-registration and post registration programmes.  We deliver the highest standard of training and education and have access to specialist lecturers who provide a wealth of knowledge and clinical expertise.  This enables us to achieve high pass rates in all qualifications offered.

Who are we ?

We are an accredited centre for City & Guilds, The National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).

Conveniently placed on the 3rd floor of the staff entrance of the University Dental Hospital, we are in the heart of the Manchester University campus and within close proximity of Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

    

What courses do we offer ?

Pre Dental Nurse training:

  • The Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (5234-01/91)
  • The Advanced Apprenticeship in Health- Dental Nursing

Post Qualification training:

  • Post registration in the Certificate in Dental Implant Nursing
  • Post registration in the Certificate in Oral Health Education
  • Post registration in the Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing
  • Post registration in the Certificate in Dental Sedation Nursing
  • The Level 3 Certificate in Dental Decontamination (3130-31)
  • The Level 3 Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy (RCS Ed)
  • Dental Radiography – University of Salford

For further information, please contact The  School for Dental Care Professionals

Telephone: 0161 272 5670

Email: admin.dcp@mft.nhs.uk or Kareline.Bull@mft.nhs.uk

 

The DCP School Team

We are now recruiting Trainee Dental Nurses across the Greater Manchester and East Lancashire area for our Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing programme for 2018.

All trainees will be fully supported throughout this programme by our team of highly qualified tutors and assessors with GDC registration.

Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • undertake an informal interview to ensure you can meet the requirements of the course.
  • be working in a clinical setting for a minimum of 3 days or a minimum of 22.5 hours per week
  •  attend the School for DCP’s for one academic session per week
  • have the full support of your employer both for the attendance of the timetabled sessions and within the clinical environment
  • carry out a variety of dental procedures and treatments to meet the requirements of the qualification
  • be able to commit to 100% attendance on the given course dates

This qualification is not approved for use by learners under the age of 16