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Apprenticeship training course

Dental practice manager (level 4)

Managing all non-clinical aspects of a dental surgery, leading the practice team and achieving excellent patient care and cost efficiency.

Qualification level
Equivalent to higher national certificate (HNC).
Typical duration
24 months
Apprenticeship category
Business and administration
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a manager
  • Communicating the organisations vision and strategy
  • Clarifying & supporting company policies
  • Setting clear goals and expectations
  • Supporting individual personal and professional development
  • Providing mentoring & coaching for individual team members
  • Being able to seek feedback on workplace performance
  • Leading by example
  • Strategic thinking at a local/practice level
  • Setting SMART objectives
  • Planning and delegating work
  • Allocating resources efficiently to meet deliverables and deadlines
  • Monitoring, evaluating and improving individual and team processes
  • Developing advanced IT Skills to meet requirements in role (SOE/R4)
  • Negotiating
  • Presenting internal & external marketing plans and campaigns
  • Presenting and interpreting data for Senior Management
  • Briefing the work team
  • Communicating change

Full information on Dental practice manager (level 4) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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