Diploma in Dental Nursing (King’s placement)

Date: September 2018
Time: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5pm
Duration: TBC
Location: Lecture Room, 3rd Floor Dental Extension, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Caldecot Road, London, SE5 9RW
Price: £2,500
Suitable for: Individuals who are interested in becoming a Dental Nurse
Syllabus: The curriculum is available on the NEBDN website

Course overview

King’s have two intakes a year to apply for our Trainee Dental Nurse placement. Placements start in March and September and are funded by the applicant.

King’s do not provide funding for the Dental Nurse placement.

This course prepares you for the NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing and subsequent registration with the General Dental Council (GDC). Students complete a work placement at King’s Dental Institute for a minimum of 22.5 hours (3 days a week) or a maximum of 37.5 hours (5 days a week).

Study that supports your work placement is provided online, through our virtual learning environment (VLE). This consists of learning materials and exam-style modular assessments.

Course modules include:

  • Infection control
  • Regional anatomy
  • Oral surgery
  • Patient management
  • Health and safety
  • Dental disease

Entry requirements

  • Successful application stage
  • Successful interview stage
  • Access to a PC and internet connection (not compatible with Apple devices)


  • NEBDN Record of Experience
  • NEBDN Written Examination
  • NEBDN Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)

How to apply

All successful applicants will be invoiced after successfully completing the application and interview stage.

For further information, email mailto:kch-tr.DentalTeamEducationCentre@nhs.net.