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Mentoring in Dental Practice Advanced Certificate

Mentoring in Dental Practice Advanced Certificate

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Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Advanced Certificate

Subject areas

Dental Health Education Dentistry

Course type


Course Summary

If you’re a dental professional and you’d like to mentor others our Advanced Certificate Mentoring in Dental Practice is for you. The course will equip you to support others to fulfil the requirements of professional practice in dental care or, who’ve been the subject of a Fitness to Practise review.

This double module, of 40 credits, combines a one-day access course, for would be mentors who don’t have a teaching qualification, with a series of five day-long taught and interactive workshops spread over a 12-week period. There’s also a supportive programme of e-learning activities and resources.

Why study with us

  • This course helps dental professionals to support colleagues in meeting high standards of care and treatment or performance, in their conduct or health standards.
  • The course has been developed with colleagues from the North Western Postgraduate Dental Deanery and expert external advisers, with specialist knowledge in the field of mentorship.
  • You’ll be taught in small supportive groups by experienced lecturers and dental care professionals.


The module aims to equip you as a member of a dental team with the skills to fulfil the role of mentor with colleagues who require support to meet the requirements of professional practice in Dental care or who have been the subject of Fitness to Practise review.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£867 per 20 credits

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

Applicants should be Qualified Dental Professionals; Applicants must be experienced dentists or dental care professionals who are currently registered with the General Dental Council; Applicants should have the ability to study at Level 7 with evidence on the application form of study at Level 6 or above and wanting to undertake the role of mentor; For candidates without a current teaching qualification attendance at an additional introductory access day “Supporting Learning in Dental Practice” is required.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an international, multi-campus university leading the way in contemporary postgraduate learning. A modern institution with nearly two centuries of educational heritage, UCLan was established in 1992 but can trace its roots all the way back to 1828. There are currently around 200 postgraduate courses on offer, designed to equip students with industry-ready skills and prepare them to excel in the...more

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