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Dental Practice Management Level 3

Course Code: ABC1000

Course Overview

Is your desired career becoming a dental practice manager? Well now you can learn the skills and knowledge you need to be one step closer to achieving your dream job, from home! Studying really couldn’t be easier.

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the key role of the dental practice manager
  • Understand how to provide a safe and secure environment
  • How to manage performance in practice
  • How to manage the dental team
  • Understand project management
  • Understand how to procure resources

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you or sent to you by email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

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Course Content

  • Unit 1: Introduction to the role and responsibilities of the Dental Practice Manager (30 GLH)
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Team management
    • Recruit, select and induct new staff members
    • Staff development needs
    Unit 2: Provide a safe and secure dental working environment (30 GLH)
    • Health and safety complaisance
    • Risk assessment
    • Manage risk
    • Training
    • Health and safety
    Unit 3: Manage performance in the dental practice (30 GLH)
    • Performance
    • Requirements for dental staff CPD
    • Appraisal and feedback
    • Performance on staff
  • Unit 4: Managing the dental team (GLH 30)
    • Staff rotas
    • Staff meetings
    • Staff policies and procedures
    • Review
    Unit 5: Project Management (GLH 30)
    • Projects in dental practices
    • Customer services improvement techniques
    • Allocate tasks
    • SMART targets
    Unit 6: Procuring resources (30 GLH)
    • Resources in the dental practice
    • Problems
    • Role of the manager

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post or online. You will also get tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course, although we do ask that students have a good level of English and Maths and excellent communication and organisational skills.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Dental Practice Management Level 3 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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