Award in Dental Decontamination
This course is suitable for anyone undertaking dental decontamination duties. Candidates do not need to be GDC registered to apply for this programme. The course is comprised of two modules and assessed by written assignments and a short Multiple Choice test. It can be started at any time and runs for a maximum of 4 weeks.
Course title: Dental Decontamination
This course is aimed anyone undertaking decontamination activities within a dental environment. GDC registration is not essential.
Endorssed by: DELTA Awards
Structure: The course is delivered by way of 2 short modules. All modules are mandatory and must be passed
Grading: Pass or fail
Pre-requisites: Candidates must be actively participating in decontamination duties within a dental workplace. This course is not suitable for the post of Decontamination Lead.
Course fee: £90 including VAT at 20%
Assessment: This course is assessed by written assignments and a short multiple choice test.
Resit Arrangements: N/A
Practical Component: Undertaking decontamination duties.
Guided Learning Hours: This programme is 20 Guided Learning Hours (GLH)
Course length: Learners have 4 weeks to complete the course
Credits: This course attracts 2 credits
The Principles of Decontamination
Legislation and guidance
Dental instruments and equipment
The Practice of Decontamination
Personal protective equipment
The decontamination environment
Both modules are assessed by written assignments, and the full course is assessed with a short MCQ test on completion. All aspects must be passed for a successful outcome.