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I have compiled a comprehensive set of practice management training courses for the whole team. Click on a course title for more information and apply online today.

Level 4 Diploma in Practical Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£2,500.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and aims to develop management competencies for qualified dental professionals or to contextualise the existing management skills of non-dental managers into the dental sector. This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format Dental professionals undertaking this qualification will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of quality management which underpin care quality regulations. As a result, successful candidates will be able to use the regulatory standards as a route to running more efficient, motivated and productive teams - which will result in better patient experiences. This course is awarded by Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose. We develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors

Deposit: £50.00

Certificate in Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- Home

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and builds upon the work of the Award in Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses and offers opportunities for senior dental nurses to develop a range of skills and knowledge to and build their confidence by knowing how to use best practice techniques for leading and developing teahms of dental nurses. This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format This course consists of four units over 9 months (120 Guided Learning Hours) as follows:

Deposit: £50.00

Level 3 Award in Practical Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£390.00

This Level 3 Award in Practical Dental Practice Management is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the occupational knowledge and attitudes that are required for practice management. This course is suitable for people already in a practice management role, or for those inventing to work in such roles. It gives learners the opportunity to: ● Develop an understanding of the core underpinning knowledge to support employment in the job roles mentioned above. This includes an understanding of the application of different management styles and theories, the functions and responsibilities of management, the decision-making process and the principles and practices of managing business and individual performance. ● Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning This course is awarded by Lifetime Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Level 3 Certificate in Practical Care Coordination

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This practical care coordination training is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and covers the basic skills required to create and run an effective Care coordination programme.

Deposit: £50.00

Level 3 Certificate in Practical Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and consists of 120 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over two months to provide an introduction to dental practice management. The training is highly specialised and looks at skills and techniques for management success in the current economic and professional climate. This course is awarded by Lifetime Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation . Lifelong Learning provide a range of vocational qualifications to FE colleges, training providers and employers, enabling them to achieve their objectives by offering qualifications that are fit for purpose Following each workshop participants are required to complete an assignment to place their learning in to the context of their day-to-day work. The assignments measure participants’ ability to demonstrate understanding and practical applications for learning Before attending the first session participants are required to complete a pre-course learning needs and objective setting exercise. Please down load these from your on-line course materials. The intention of the course is to provide a means by which participants can develop their knowledge, skills and role in practice management. The course charts the individual, social and intellectual development of learners and any changes in attitudes. This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Award in Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses

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Blended Learning

£390.00

This is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and builds upon the work completed in the introduction to lead dental nursing skills programme This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Certificate in Teaching Blended Learning Programmes

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Blended Learning

£699.00

This programme has been designed to offer first steps training to enable dental professionals, new to training roles to become a training associate and deliver the Glenys Bridges Training and Development series of blended learning programmes, for the education and professional development of dental professionals. The programme consists of two optional parts. Part 1- Teaching and Learning. Part 2- Quality Assurance processes. The course fee for students planning to deliver our courses will be reduced to £399.00

Deposit: £50.00

Certificate in Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- Workshops

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Workshop

£999.00

This programme enables Lead dental nurses to develop leadership and mangement skillsrelevant to their team role. Intially working at level 3,and then learners are given the option to upgrade to level 4 by completing additional work. Before applying please call 07973361390 to check venues and availability .This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

CPD Team In-House Workshops

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Workshop

£599.00

When investing time, money or both in your teams Continued Professional and Personal Development, it’s only reasonable to expect to see tangible benefits from your investment. After all, what could be the point of completing CPD that has no measurable impact on your team’s professional skills? There are numerous sources of CPD available and without doubt a blended approach drawing on individual and team learning sources allows individuals to match the practices investment in their training and development from their own resources. To this end we offer a range of CPD topics presented in your practice. These bespoke topics are typically 1-2 hour presentations which can be adapted for the needs of your team. All programmes will begin with an overview of Professional Development Planning and specification of measurable outcomes to be linked to 360 degree appraisals for all team members.

Deposit: £50.00

Fast Track Welcome to Dentistry

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Blended Learning

£400.00

When practices recruit for administrative roles from non-dental backgrounds this programme offers an overview of the dental profession in a 1-2-1 coached format.

Deposit: £50.00

Introduction to Care Coordination

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Blended Learning

£100.00

Teams introducing care coordination encounter a range of challenges, some of which may deter the team and undermine the success of the programme. This training is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and will enable teams to navigate these and other difficulties and realise the full potential of care coordination for patient care and team motivation. This blended learning programme offers guided learning activities, one to one tutor contact, and assessment of written work, for the preparation and introduction of care coordination systems This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Dental Practice Management - Level 3

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and introduces a range of management skills for those new to practice management. Over 8 weeks this blended learning programme offers 4 x 30 mins, one- to- one tutorials by Skype, Face time or telephone and is worth 12 hours verifiable CPD

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Dental Reception Skills

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and consists of 3 learning outcomes and 6 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over three weeks to provide an introduction to the dental profession. The training is highly specialised and looks at the structure and culture of the work of dental teams. Each outcome is introduced with a one-to-one tutorial following which, participants are required to complete assignments in a write-in assessment book to demonstrate their learning in the context of their day-to-day work. The assignments measure participants’ ability to demonstrate understanding and practical applications for learning.

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Mentoring Skills

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Blended Learning

£150.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and introduces mentoring skills and strategies for workplace learning and good practice. Learners will be asked to complete written tasks to demonstrate their learning . The programmes is available in-house or as a distance learning programme with one-to-one tutorials

Deposit: £50.00

Introduction to Practical Dental Practice Management- Level 4

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Blended Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and consists of 12 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over one month to provide an introduction to dental practice management. The training is highly specialised and developed to match the learning needs of registered managers and those with management autonomy. On completion you will be awarded 12 hours CPD- Leadership and Management. The theme of the unit is Building a Productive Team. On booking your course you will be sent a password and username to give you access to your student pathway from when you can download your course materials and where you can upload your answers for assessment This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £100.00

Introduction to Team Leading for Dental Nurses- Workshop

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Workshop

£150.00

Making the decision to appoint a dental nurse Leads is simply the first step. Leads need to be supported with clear job descriptions defining their role, responsibilities and reporting requirements. They also need to be given recognition for their contribution to the work of the practice and be rewarded for their input. This programme sets out the skills and activities required to effectively work as a dental nurse team lead

Deposit: £150.00

Introduction to Team Leading Skills for Dental Nurses- Home.

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Home Learning

£100.00

This programme is delivered in a 1-2-1 coached format and offers opportunities for senior dental nurses to develop a range of skills and knowledge to build their confidence by knowing how to use best practice techniques for leading and developing teams of dental nurses. This programme offers six weeks of study (18 guided learning hours) covering: • The dental education domains • Lead roles in dental teams • Leadership styles for lead dental nurses • Management approaches for lead dental nurses • Communication skills for lead dental nurses • The Dental Education Domains • Lead roles in dental teams • Leadership styles for Lead dental nurses • Management approaches for Lead dental nurses • Communication Skills for Lead dental nurses

Deposit: £100.00

Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£1,200.00

This programme covers management theories for staff management, regulatory compliance, budget conrol, project management and problem solving. It then goes on to use these theories in practical projects

Deposit: £50.00

Level 3 Diploma in Reception Lead Skills

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Blended Learning

£650.00

This blended learning, home based learning programme offers weekly one-to-one tutorials with a named mentor. The programme enables experienced dental receptionists to develop a range of supervisory management skills This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format The allocation of roles such as Decontamination, Safeguarding and Information Governance Leads are already requirements for dental care providers. In teams where these lead roles have been used as tools for team development , the benefits of this whole team approach has secured improved team motivation and productivity.

Deposit: £50.00

Level 4 Award in Practical Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£999.00

This taught distance learning short course consists of 72 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) enables new and aspiring managers to develop a range of skills to optimize practice resources and ensure the consistent delivery of high quality, well led patient care. Over four months, participants will explore practical skills for building a productive team and coordinating the personal and professional development. This course is a significant step on the management development ‘ladder’. Assessment is by assignment. This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Level 4 Certificate in Practical Dental Practice Management

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Blended Learning

£1,998.00

This taught distance learning short course consists of 144 eCPD hours Outcome B . This highly specialised guided learning programme to enables participants to develop the skills and techniques for successful healthcare management. Comprising four units, participants will practical skills for building a productive team, coordinating the personal and professional development and key principles of leadership and management to developing productive working relationships. Assignments allow participants to place their learning in the context of their day-to-day work. This course provides the essential toolbox for those serious about their role in healthcare management. Assessment is by assignment. This course requires study at level 4. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 2. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Level 4 Practice Management Update and Refresher

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Blended Learning

£200.00

Participants can update and refresh their knowledge, skills and role in practice management in line with the current quality management climate. Dental professionals undertaking this training will develop in-depth understanding of the current principles of quality management which underpin care quality regulations. As a result, successful candidates will be able to use the regulatory standards as a route to running more efficient, motivated and productive teams, which will result in better patient experiences. Managers from non-dental sectors taking this course will come to understand the legal and ethical obligations placed upon dental professionals and will be able to lead patient-focused teams.

Deposit: £50.00

Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Dental Team Leadership

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Blended Learning

£2,700.00

This programme has been designed to enable dental providers to embed quality and regulatory requirements into the fabric of their practice. It is delivered over four, four hour workshops. The first hour of each workshop is one- to-one with the provider and tutor, the following three hours involve the whole team. Learning is then supported by a range of practical blended learning activities, which are then used to build a Mobilisation Plan to evidence practical application of all learning throughout the course.

Deposit: £50.00

Mental Capacity and Communication- In-house CPD

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Workshop

£750.00

This programme provides 4 hours core CPD. The content is directly linked to CQC outcomes and techniques for auditing and recording compliance

Deposit: £50.00

Practical Mentoring Skills

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Blended Learning

£390.00

A hands-on programme, learners will develop mentoring skills, which they will apply and evaluate with the support of their tutor.

Deposit: £50.00

Practical Reception Skills

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Blended Learning

£450.00

The skills and aptitudes of the reception team are hugely influential to reaping the benefits of excellent customer care, showcasing the clinical excellence of the practitioners and building your patient list. The right receptionist, with the right skills and approach will ensure the smooth running of the practice- covert enquires into new patients and more importantly guarantee that all important excellent patient experience. Patients judge the quality of their dental care on that aspect of their dental experiences they understand best - such as how they are greeting, whether treatment delivery is streamlined and whether the promises made to them are kept. This course requires study at level 3. At this level students need to have English Functional Skills at Level 1. If tutor advises that functional skills training is required, this may involve additional functional skills training at my own cost. Learners will need to ringfence time for my tutorials- 30 mins per week and study time of at least- 2 hours per week Learners must produce course work in the Microsoft Word Format

Deposit: £50.00

Safeguarding Lead Training

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Blended Learning

£150.00

This programme defines the role and responsibilities of the practice safeguarding lead. It looks how the lead guides, educates, updates and informs the team on stafeguarding issues and consider the leads ongoing development needs.

Deposit: £150.00

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