Dental Practice Manager

The Dental Practice Managers qualification is a 12-18 month government funded course and is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management, offering a formal qualification for Dental Practice Managers.

We deliver this course via our online blended learning platform via a combination of classroom/webinar training, regional workshops and workplace based assessments.

We offer national coverage across the UK

This qualification is comprised of 4 main components:

  • The level 4 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Portfolio of workplace activity
  • End Point Assessment – consisting on a synoptic project and interview
  • Functional Skills English and Maths level 2 qualifications if undertaken as an apprenticeship (unless exempt - typical exemptions include Maths and English GCSEs grade A-C

This course is suitable for candidates employed as a Dental Practice Manager for a minimum of 30 hours per week and no formal qualifications are required, however you should have sound knowledge of English and mathematics. Download the brochure 


Dental Practice Manager – The Job

Dental practice managers are responsible for the smooth operation of the practice, organising the dental team and ensuring that the highest level of service is provided to each patient. In order to be considered for a dental practice manager vacancy, candidates are required to have meticulous communication, planning, organisational, leadership and management skills.

Extensive experience in the dental field is highly advantageous but not a necessity, as the role of a dental practice manager can also be performed with previous management experience in other industries.

At the Apprenticeships & Training Services Consortium, we and our delivery partner Tempdent work tirelessly to find the right employer to match your skills and needs, as well as negotiate an excellent salary on your behalf. You will be fully supported by us throughout the entire process. We’ll help you find the ideal dental practice management job.