NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education Qualification

 Next start date: Enrol by 28/09/2020    675.00
 6-12 months Distance Learning

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100% of our students passed the March 2020 exam.

The distance learning NEBDN accredited Oral Health Education course is suited to registered dental nurses who desire to become qualified oral health educators. The course is an excellent stepping stone towards retraining to become a hygienist. The course takes approximately 9 months to complete and is comprised of online learning modules, a record of competence (which must be completed in clinic under supervision), and a written exam (held on Friday 12 March 2021) – see the list of exam locations below.

You must enrol by 28/09/2020 to sit the 12 March 2021 exam. Alternatively, you can enrol later in the year and sit the September 2021 exam. 

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Who Should Apply?

You should only apply for this course if you are employed, qualified, registered, indemnified and:

  1. Have access to five of the seven specified patient groups (see groups below);
  2. Are able to meet the NEBDN record of competence requirements - View here;
  3. Have access to one or more committed mentors/supervisors;
  4. Have the self-discipline required to complete the course;
  5. Have access to a computer and the internet;
  6. Feel you are motivated enough to complete the course;
  7. Are able to attend one of the listed exam locations below.


Entry Requirements

You should attach or send the following documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

  1. Your GDC Registration;
  2. Your main supervisor’s GDC Registration;
  3. Signed NEBDN Documents.   

Before you apply you should read our terms and conditions and student fitness to practice policy

Exam Centres

You must attend an exam at one of the listed exam locations. 

Next available exam date: Friday 12 March 2021

Exam Locations

  • DNN Brighton - Available
  • NEBDN Manchester - Available

Patient Groups

  1. Pregnant/nursing mothers 
  2. Parents of preschool children (4 and under)
  3. Parents of primary school children (5 – 11) 
  4. Adolescent (12 – 15) 
  5. Adult (16 – 64)
  6. Seniors (65 and older)
  7. Special Needs / Medically compromised


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