Dental Engineer Apprenticeship

Worthing, West Sussex
£180.00 - £360.00 per week
18 Mar 2021
15 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering dental equipment covers electrical, mechanical and pneumatic parts. Dental engineers have a role in assembling, installing, maintaining, modifying, repairing & servicing the equipment. Parts can get damaged & wear-out over time and faulty equipment can pose a danger. Certification & testing for pressure vessels and x-rays.

Most of the equipment and machinery within a dental practice is designed and built with precision to obtain the maximum ease of use and durability. They are a considerable financial outlay and an investment to the practice, so ensuring that they are functioning to expected standards are paramount.

The engineering of dental equipment covers electrical, mechanical and pneumatic parts and dental engineers have a significant role in:

  • Assembling
  • Installing
  • Maintaining
  • Modifying
  • Repairing and servicing the equipment

 Some of the parts may get damaged or wear-out over time and faulty equipment can pose a danger to patients and the professional.

There are several key areas that need servicing from Dental Chairs, Suction equipment, air compression, autoclave, washer disinfectant & x-ray’s

You will follow a service plan that identifies faults and areas of concern, working with an established engineer you will learn everything from the physical side of engineering to the essential paperwork that accompanies this to comply with CQC (compliance & certification)

We are looking for someone to join the team on a long-term basis.

If you are interested and have further questions, please get in contact so we can arrange an interview.

  • Weekly wage £180.00 - £360.00


  • Working week Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 5:30 pm with 30-minute lunch break. There will be one working day on day release at the college


    Total hours per week: 40.00


  • Expected duration 42 months


  • Possible start date 17 May 2021


  • Date posted today


  • Apprenticeship level Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)


  • Reference number VAC001690911


  • Positions 1 available


  • Desired skills
    • The ability to identify and analyse a problem quickly
    • To work quickly in a pressured and busy environment (Dental Practice)
    • To be adaptable to any situation
    Personal qualities
    • Friendly / polite
    • Understanding
    • Analytical
    Desired qualifications
    • GCSE maths and English Grades 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent qualification
    Future prospects
    • We are looking to offer the successful candidate a full-time position once the apprenticeship finishes
    Things to consider

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
    The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

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