Dental Decontamination Certificate Level 3

Our level 3 Certificate in Dental Decontamination is an excellent CPD opportunity for GDC registered, qualified Dental Nurses wishing to gain up-to-date knowledge in the Department of Health document HTM01-05. Upon completion you will achieve an accredited qualification in cross infection control.

Who is this course for?

The Level 3 Certificate in Dental Decontamination qualification is aimed at learners who need to know how to decontaminate instruments in either healthcare settings or dental settings. The Certificate in Dental Decontamination is for suitable for qualified Dental Nurses looking to take on the role of practice decontamination lead. This course will be delivered online and assessment will also take place in the workplace, involving the creation of a portfolio to evidence most of the units.

Course Content

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Units covered in the Dental Decontamination certificate may include:

  • Professional practice in dental decontamination
  • The layout of the dental decontamination area
  • Decontaminating dental instruments within the decontamination area
  • Validation and maintenance of dental instruments and equipment
  • Principles of infection control in the dental environment
Entry Requirements

Learners must have access to a work setting/placement and the opportunity to decontaminate instruments and devices in a decontamination area and be a registered Dental Nurse with the GDC.

Dental Decontamination Certificate Level 3
LevelLevel 3
LocationDistance Learning – Delivered Online
Duration8 weeks
Start DateThis course will be delivered online and can commence throughout the year.
Attendance6:30pm - 9pm


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