National Diploma in Dental Nursing awarded by NEBDN – ONLINE (Saturday)

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Course length: 12 months (ONLINE)

Fees: £1299.00 (Inc VAT)

Location: Online / Distance Learning
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National Diploma in Dental Nursing is  a 12 months ONLINE COURSE which covers both the theoretical & practical aspects of the dental nurse’ surgery duties.

The course consists of a Practical Portfolio which needs to be completed in at least 3 months of dental experience (either part time or full time).

The awarding body for the National Diploma in Dental Nursing qualification is the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN.) PDS is an accredited NEBDN training centre.

Qualification Exam held ONLINE at NEBDN ( NEBDN Exams are held twice per year either April or November depending on your course start date).

Composed of two parts:
a) Theoretical exam comprising 75 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 45 Extended Matching Questions (EMQs).
b) Practical exam= OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) consisted of a short ZOOM exam session with an examiner & a written workbook element

Students are provided with a pre-scheduled Revision schedule, 1 Mock Exam and 1 Full Day OSCE Exam Prep Session, once you have completed the course programme online.


Who Should Attend?
  • People without any previous experience or dental knowledge, interested in becoming a dental nurse
  • Unqualified dental nurses already working as dental nurses
  • Qualified but unregistered dental nurses who wish to obtain a dental nursing qualification and be registered with the GDC
  • Overseas qualified dentists wishing to work as dental nurses in the UK

ANY TIME- This course is held online / through our distance learning platform

How to Book:
  • You will need to attend an enrolment at our Head Office in Edgware HA8
  • You will then have a 1:1 interview with a member of our training team for approx. 1 hr and 15 min.
  • Alternatively you can also enrol though our website, however the Student App From Contract, the Student Terms & Conditions & the Payment Plan Agreement must be completed physically , signed and dated by the student + submitted to PDS Head Office within 24 hr.
  • To book an enrolment, please contact us on 02086163850 or 07522830495.
Course Fee:
  • £ 1249.00 (if paid in full)
  • £ 1299.00 (if paid in 4 monthly instalments- £ 499 to be paid at the enrolment, followed by the next 4 monthly payments worth of £ 200/each)

BONUS!!! Get a £ 20 voucher for each recommendation (once your friend or relative is enrolled in our College, you will automatically get a £ 20 voucher to use on your next instalment payment).

PLEASE NOTE that the Exam fee and the application for e-ROE (Record of Experience) are to be paid to NEBDN (not to the College)

£ 90.00 e-ROE
Exam Fee: £485 (including both written and practical-OSCE Exams)

The course fee is not either partly or fully refundable to you at any point you decide to leave the course

  • Structure of the Dental Profession &The Dental Nurse
  • ROE & Dental Charting
  • Health and Safety in the Dental Workplace
  • Legal and ethical Issues- GDC Standards of the dental team
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Microbiology and Pathology
  • Infection Control and Cleanliness
  • General Anatomy and Physiology
  • Head and Neck Anatomy and Physiology
  • Oral Anatomy and Physiology
  • Oral Diseases
  • Oral Health Assessment and Diagnosis & Dental Radiography
  • Oral Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Pain and Anxiety Control
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Extractions and Minor Oral Surgery

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