Radiography | NEBDN Certificate

Date: Dates to be confirmed for Autumn 2019
Time: 9.30am - 5pm weekdays and 10am - 4pm weekends (See below for training dates).
Duration: 10 Months
Location: Dental Team Education Centre, 3rd Floor Dental Extension, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Caldecot Road, London, SE5 9RW
Price: £1,100
CPD: 54 CPD Hours
Suitable for: Dental Nurses registered with the GDC
Syllabus: Available from the NEBDN website

Course overview

This course is designed to provide both theoretical and practical instruction, along with portfolio support, for candidates wishing to achieve the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography.

This course covers:

  • Radiation physics
  • Radiation protection
  • Practical radiography – intra & extra oral technique
  • X-ray apparatus and equipment
  • Film types, intensifying screens and processing
  • Digital imaging

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the principles of radiation physics and protection
  • Awareness of current legislation and safe practice with regards to dental radiography
  • Demonstrate safe use of apparatus and equipment
  • Discuss film types and their uses
  • Demonstrate competency in taking intra oral, extra oral x-rays through the completion of a Record of Competence.

What our trainees say

“Great experience, great people”
“Great support from tutors”
“Would definitely recommend this course”
“Good value for money”
“Superb teachers”

Entry requirements

  • GDC registration number
  • Access to patients for both intra and extra oral x-ray equipment (50 cases)
  • Self motivation
  • Supportive employer who will supervise you in your workplace
  • Please refer to the application checklist under ‘How to Apply’ to ensure you meet all of the requirements.


To gain this qualification you will need to:

  • Attend 80% of course dates
  • Successfully complete an NEBDN Record of Experience, including 3 1,000-word case studies
  • Achieve a pass in the NEBDN final examination.

Further Information

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