Dental practice manager apprenticeship

Oversee all non-clinical aspects of a dental surgery, leading the practice team and achieving excellent patient care

The dental practice manager is responsible for managing all non-clinical aspects within a specified practice to achieve excellent patient care, quality, cost and delivery performance in line with practice strategy, goals and values. You’ll need to understand the role and responsibilities of a manager, communicate the organisation’s vision and strategy, clarify and support company policies, and set clear goals and expectations. The dental practice manager apprenticeship will give you the tools you’ll need to lead the team, by providing support and direction to enhance performance, skills and knowledge of all practice staff. This is an entry-level apprenticeship that 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.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Business studies and science

Entry requirements for the dental practice manager apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum

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