Online Oral Care Level 1 (VTQ) Certification

This comprehensive course covers the special considerations that need to be taken when looking after someone's mouth.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Oral Care Level 1 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 3 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

We have been recognised as an endorsed provider from Skills for Care, earning the prestigious distinction as a Centre of Excellence within training and health & social care.

Oral care for special needs groups can be difficult to provide. Understanding the special considerations involved in looking after someone's teeth is vital. This course gives you the knowledge and skills to help special groups in caring for their teeth and oral cavity.

The course covers general oral care and looks at special groups such as the elderly, Dementia patients and people with learning difficulties. This online course offers practical skills, guidance and advice to increase your confidence in caring for these individuals. Through a series of videos, we will look at how to maintain someones oral health and overcome barriers you may face.

You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge throughout with short questions and consolidate your knowledge with a test at the end of the course.

  • Dental staff
  • Carers
  • Care workers
  • Nurses
  • Parents
  • Informal Carers
  • Home help
  • Domiciliary care
  • Support workers

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 3 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For details of the contents of the online course please visit our Oral Care training site.

  • Conditions of the Oral Cavity
  • Diet and teeth
  • Teeth Brushing
  • Visiting the Dentist
  • Dementia - Visiting the Dentist
  • Dentures and dementia
  • Diet and Dementia
  • Diabetes and oral care
  • Learning Difficulties and conditions of the oral cavity
  • Epilepsy and oral care
  • Trauma and dental first aid
  • CQC website link
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Child Protection and the Dental Team: an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Dementia And Oral Health - Caregiving Tips from Colgate
  • Dental care page of the Alzheimers Society website
  • Dental problems and their management in patients with dementia from the British Dental Association
  • Factsheet: Dental care and oral health from Alzheimers Society
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Learning disabilities and dental care website from Oral Health Foundation
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Oral Health and Dementia: Obstacles, Assessments, and Management of Patients with Dementia
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Skills for Care Website
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