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CPD Dental Courses
Certificate in Oral Health Education

Certificate in Oral Health Education

The course runs for 15 Saturday sessions (3 hours per session)

The location is SOAS, Brunei Gallery ,Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

All of the fee information is included on the application forms.

Your Record of Experience is included in your fee.

The syllabus comprises of:

  • Delivering Oral Health Messages
  • Communication
  • Implementation of Oral Health Education
  • Dental Structures, Physiology and Anatomy
  • Oral disease and prevention
  • Society and Oral Health

You must be GDC registered and in employment by the time the course starts.



Testimonials from students

Here are just a few of our testimonials from past students.

January 2015 Galina

Thank you for encouraging me and giving me the confidence to join this
course. I now have a full time job as a qualified dental
nurse. I wouldn't go so far without your support. Thanks again and
looking forward to seeing  you soon. I'm planning to do the dental
radiography course with Acorn in the near future.

August 2014:

Just received my OSCE results and am over the moon!
Many thanks to the ever so professional and supportive staff at Acorn.
Michelle is so encouraging and always ready to help and as for the tutors (Christine and Rodelix),they are the best in the country in my opinion!
So if anyone is looking for a stress free educational journey then I would highly recommend Acorn for them!
Harriet(former student)

August 2014

Learning in Acorn was a wonderful experience. The efforts and the sincerity of my tutor and the helpfulness of the staff was amazing.Our results were extremely good with all of my friends passing the examination quite easily. I thank Acorn and am proud to to have been a student of Acorn dental training institute.

August 2014:

I had a lovely experience studying at Acorn Dental Training , moreover I am thankful to my Tutor Mr Rodelix. I would recommend anybody to join Acorn if they wish to study dental Nursing.

August 2013: Thank you so much. Its because of your personal interest in providing top class training to your students and hiring good teachers. You didn't leave any stone unturned and made sure all your students go to exam well prepared by arranging extra class. You made sure every lecture is delivered on time and without any delay, cancellation or interruption.

I just wanted to congratulate Acorn Dental Training on the standard of support, and training I received whilst undertaking one of your courses recently.The tutor was really professional, at the same time providing the training I needed in a clear, concise and understandable way.All areas were covered with much needed clarity on the legislation need today.I wouldn't hesitate in using their services again.
Claudia, Dental Nurse

July 2012:"My experience with Acorn Dental Training is very good and I'm happy I've chosen them. Michelle is professional, encouraging and friendly and in addition is always helpful and understanding. I enjoy the course very much and would recommend it to everyone who is serious about their future as a dental nurse. Our tutors are brilliant, always there for us and going the extra mile. They are lovely people with great experience and knowledge. I find it very helpful to be able to talk to them in the class as they know exactly what we are going through as students. I can't thank everyone at Acorn enough. I wish them all the best in the future."


July 2012:'The whole experience was excellent! The classroom was overlooking gardens which improved the mood of the class. The tutors were easy to get along with and compassionate. I would recommend Acorn to anyone'


'My experience of Acorn Dental has been incredibly pleasant, friendly and productive. The classes are structured well, I was provided with great material sources for learning. I found the classes very informative too. My teacher is a delight, she is always smiling and enjoys her job, this has made my learning process very easy and comfortable. A friendly, efficient and fun environment overall!'



First Aid

HSE Emergency First Aid at Work Course 

This course is designed to give your business the appropriate H&S cover and qualifies your staff for a period of three years.

The course is a 1 day program equipping the candidate with the skills to deal with major and minor emergencies. It gives you the confidence to prioritise casualties and administer the relevant treatment.  

Course Content

Health and Safety regulations 

Dealing with emergency situations

Casualty communication 

The initial assessment

Assessing for danger

Response checks

Calling for help

The management of the airway

Checking for breathing 

Secondary assessment, dealing with an unconscious casualty

Body checks

Recovery position

Cardiac conditions

Cardio pulmonary resuscitation                                      

Choking protocols 

Dealing with a casualty who has

Sustained a bleed


Broken bones, fractures and dislocations 

Head and neck injuries



Skull fracture

Spinal fracture 


All candidates will be assessed through ongoing observation throughout the training day. 

This sounds a lot in only 6 hours of training, but all our candidates achieve and succeed, leaving the course with the confidence to deal with any situation.  

Course duration 1 day

Training conducted on site

Continuous Professional Development

HSE First Aid at Work 3 day course

Automated External Defibrillation Training

Manual Handling Training


Acorn Dental Training have a first class training team who can be booked to come into your place of work and deliver the annual CPR course, we now also have the HSE Emergency First Aid at work 1 day qualification.  Team number spaces vary but we can accommodate large numbers making this extremely cost effective for you.

We offer: A unique opportunity when it comes to organising CPR or HSE First Aid at Work training for your practice team. Our Facilitators: One of our highly experienced training facilitators will come to your practice to deliver the course there.

Benefits to you: This will save you time organising for your team to attend a training course, arranging transport to the training venue.  It will also save you a considerable amount of money.  We charge just one fee for the whole team, not per person attending.

Extra Info:  We will bring along all the required equipment and issue the relevant certification.
Payment: We ask that payments are made 7 days before the arranged course date to secure the booking.

What do we offer

•    Courses delivered within your very own practice
•    Extremely cost effective way of training the who team
•    Arranged at a time to suit you
•    Familiar learning environment, makes everyone comfortable
•    Highly experienced facilitators


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