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"Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group offers a selection of professionally run Training Courses for a number of different industries."


Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group are the biggest privately owned Dental Nursing College in the UK. Harriet Ellis is an established training provider with an excellent reputation for delivering both Recruitment and Training solutions to hundreds of clients. Our client’s base includes UK dental practices, private hospitals and some of the biggest hotels in the world. 

We are an established college leading the way in the National Diploma of Dental Nursing qualifications with the National examining board of Dental nurses (NEBDN). We are currently achieving  88% pass marks for the Diploma in Dental Nursing Qualification run from many of our locations across the UK.   

We assist our students by funding their courses in some cases as well as offering the opportunity to enrol to our private courses. We have an unique concept of arranging interviews and finding employment specifically for our students that has led us to train and qualify hundreds of trainee dental nurses per year through our college. We work in partnerships with universities and government funded colleges to deliver learning programs and have built up an enviable reputation for offering first class training, recruitment services and facilities. We offer postgraduate courses for dental nurses including impression taking courses and Oral Health Qualification leading towards becoming a Hygienist.   

We have locations in Stratford in Essex as well as Marble Arch in London overlooking Hyde Park! We currently offer our National Diploma in Dental Nursing Qualification in Glasgow Scotland, Newcastle, Cardiff, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Surrey and Kent. We are audited on an annual basis and have an excellent audit report on each location we run our accredited classes.    

Harriet Ellis was one of the first colleges to pioneer the National Diploma of Dental Nursing qualification online. Our excellent e-learning solution allows subscribers to learn at their own pace and work from the comfort of their own home. We currently have a 100% pass rate for those students taking the online course and qualifying as a Dental Nurse. 

We have also been named as the top tier recruiter for the BMI group of private Hospitals with over 76 sites in the UK for the recruitment of Ward nurses, Theatre managers, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and Radiographers. 

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Subject strengths

Access to Nursing and Midwifery

The Access to Higher Education Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery with Harriet Ellis is a part time course that requires you to study in the classroom for just 12 hours per week and you will also be required to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week at home completing the coursework. This qualification will allow you to work in the industry and potentially gain entry to universities where you can study further in order to be a fully qualified Nurse or Midwife.

In order to become a nurse or a midwife in the UK you need to study at an University. You will need to study the course relevant to the career you want; Adult nursing, Child nursing or Midwifery (there are more courses). 

In order to study at an University, you need to meet the entrance requirements for the course. This usually involves achieving A levels. If you do not meet these requirements, one option is to study an Access course. The entrance requirements for access courses may vary between Universities and you may need to complete credits at a higher grade in order to meet the requirements. There are no entrance requirements to study our Access course. 

Dental Nursing

An exciting career within Dental Nursing allows you to work and study to achieve the National Diploma Qualification. No previous experience necessary, just a chance for a professional new career path.

Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group offer this mandatory course for anyone wishing to take that first step into the Dental Industry. We are also proud to be accredited with the National Examining Board of Dental Nurses (NEBDN ) for this course which is a testament to the high standard of course that we run.

Facts on the Diploma in Dental Nursing;

  • Qualify within 12-14 months whilst being employed as a Trainee Dental Nurse
  • (Qualification is subject to completing the Theory course, completing the e ROE online, submitting your e ROE within the deadlines and passing the theory and practical examinations held).  Additional Fees apply for examinations.
  • Harriet Ellis assists with searching for employment opportunities for our enrolled students, CV assistance and Customer service and Recruitment support in locating vacancies. Please note that we do not guarantee vacancies to our students.
  • Career Progression towards a Hygienist or Dentist Therapist. 
  • Affordable deposit payment to get enrolled and find suitable employment and options of payment plans. Please also ask for any current special offers to take advantage on course fee savings!
  • Excellent options all over UK for both classroom based study or online study. Whatever your requirement, Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group is on hand to guide you through the beginning of a new career.

Dental Reception

Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group personally offer this Dental Reception course which offers the skills needed to become a proficient Dental Receptionist within the dental surgery environment. Many general reception duties can be transferable into the Dental Receptionist role however knowledge of this specific industry together with key competencies gained from this course will help you to stay one step ahead in this competitive job market.

Why the Dental Receptionist Course?

  • Ideal for anyone wishing to become a specialist receptionist within the Dental Industry
  • Small class sizes
  • Short 2 day course
  • Full Tutor support programme
  • Highly skilled, knowledgeable and passionate Tutors
  • Potential employment opportunity with some of our clients that have vacancies to fill
  • On completion of the Dental Receptionist Course a valid certificate will be given

Opera Software (Hotel Reception)

The Opera Software (Hotel Reception) course has been carefully designed to enable candidates to train into a career within the Hospitality industry. Heavily Incorporated within the course is the facility of Opera software in which our students can navigate around the software system familiarising themselves with the popular Hotel Database. Our students will be handed their own laptop to use during the course to really explore the software and to gain an excellent knowledge of the system that is used by many chains of Hotels worldwide. 

The course runs over 3 days from Wednesday - Friday, 9:30am - 4.30pm. Courses will run monthly. 

Included in the price of the course are refreshments and all materials necessary for the course. You are awarded a Training Certificate once passing a short assessment when you have completed the course. Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment group is an accredited provider for our Hospitality training courses. 

This course is perfect for those students wishing to start a career in the Hospitality industry by receiving excellent tuition from experienced hospitality tutors.


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Student life

As a student at the Harriet Ellis, you will be part of a national network of adult learners! Your class will be full of students who you will soon call your friends. Class sizes range from 16 through to 22, which is the perfect size to be able to enjoy a wide range of study methods. You will be doing group work, research, class discussions, practical exercises and one to one sessions with your tutor. 

When you become an adult learner, you are joining a dynamic and busy world juggling family life, work and studies. Harriet Ellis makes this as easy as possible for you by running evening and weekend classes which are flexible around your daily life. You will need to allocate some time for homework, however, we aim to keep this at a minimum level or relevant to your work environment.

During your studies you will require some resources. Harriet Ellis provides you with the most important text books which you need to be successful in your course, however you may want to buy some study guides to help you along the way. It is a good idea to stock up on note pads, pens and any other stationary items which will help you to study. 

We are all aware how tough studying can be, so you will be allocated a dedicated customer service officer to look after you throughout our course. They will be hunting for employment for you, reviewing your CV, giving you interview tips and ensuring that you are supported throughout your time as student.

Life as a Harriet Ellis student is fun and enjoyable.


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All of our classrooms are equipped with a projector and/or screen, whiteboard / flipchart and comfortable chairs and desks. Access is either ground level or via a lift, except for Manchester. If mobility requires consideration then our team will be able to advise you of the exact facilities at each centre.

Once you have been to the centre, you will know where to go. The classroom is normally the same for every session, although in some of our larger centres you may need to be in a slightly different room for an evening. If this happens then there will be signs to let you know where you should be.


We have our centers in the following locations:

  • Belfast
  • Birmingham
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • London - Stratford
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham
  • Portsmouth
  • Swansea

How to enrol


Visit our website to book your course.

Via Hotcourses:

Fill out the form and book now on HotCourses

By Telephone:

Call the office on 01708776050

In person:

Visit head office at 103 North Street, Romfors, RM1 1EU


Open days

We hold frequent open evenings throughout the year, keep an eye on our Twitter page for details!

Contact details

Harriet Ellis Training and Recruitment Group

103 North Street, Romford, RM1 1EU

Phone Number :01708776050