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Level 4 Dental Practice Manager apprenticeship

Level 4 Dental Practice Manager Apprenticeship


Central Campus


Course summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn? Then an apprenticeship is right for you! On this Level 3 Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship you can:

We offer a structured training programme for those in employment who want to learn and we work with employers to recruit apprentices seeking an apprenticeship placement in dentistry. The Practice Manager apprenticeship is suitable for those responsible for managing all non-clinical aspects within a specified dental practice/s to achieve excellent patient care, quality, cost and delivery performance in line with practice strategy, goals and values. The Practice Manager leads the team by providing support and direction to enhance performance, skills and knowledge of all practice staff.

Course requirements

The entry requirements for this Level 4 Dental Practice Manager Apprenticeship will be decided by each employer. However, the minimum entry requirements for this Level 4 Dental Practice Manager Apprenticeship may typically be:

  • Five GCSEs at Grade 4/C or higher
  • GCSE Maths and English with a Grade 4/C or higher, or Functional Skills at Level 2
  • Demonstrate a passion for the dental industry
  • Be at least 16 years of age


  • Patient care
  • Clinical
  • Risk management
  • Quality assurance
  • Finance
  • Marketing


A variety of teaching strategies will be used including:

  • Twilight delivery
  • Workplace observation
  • Video conferencing
  • 1:1 sessions
  • Asynchronous learning

More information on the apprenticeship standard can be found here.

  • Assessor observation
  • Completion of L4 Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Project proposal

This course provides the foundation knowledge, skills and experience for progression into a number of career paths including Practice Manager, Area Manager and Regional Manager leading to Senior Management roles.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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