BTEC Nationals Dental Technology (2010) - QCF

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Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Nationals in Dental Technology (QCF). These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.  

Units offered include dental technology techniques, dental anatomy, oral biology and disease, dental public health and preventative dentistry, and orthodontic therapy regimes.

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Specification

Specification

BTEC Level 3 Dental Technology specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Dental Technology
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/7854/9
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Fri Jan 31 11:10:40 GMT 2014
Last registration:
  • Fri Jan 31 11:10:56 GMT 2014
Final certification:
  • Sat Dec 31 11:11:09 GMT 2016

BTEC Level 3 Dental Technology specification
Download PDF | 2.8 MB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dental Technology
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
1080
Qualification number (QN):
500/7795/8
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • Fri Jan 31 11:12:34 GMT 2014
Last registration:
  • Fri Jan 31 11:12:45 GMT 2014
Final certification:
  • Sat Dec 31 11:12:59 GMT 2016

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Meeting Local Needs

If you want to add optional units to a BTEC National QCF qualification to Meet Local Needs (MLN), complete the application form below.

To learn more about using Meeting Local Needs units in your BTEC National course, download the MLN guidelines.

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As our specifications explain, permission will only be granted to add centre or locally devised units to BTEC Nationals in very exceptional circumstances. 

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