National Apprenticeship Week

This is building your future.

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and here at Bupa Dental Care, we offer learning, training, and development to suit all needs.

Apprentices have always been a big part of our business and we believe in giving talented individuals the opportunity to thrive push the boundaries of what they thought possible. With a hands-on approach to working and learning on the job from industry experts, is it time for you to unlock your potential?

Here you’ll find a what we can offer you, whether it be applying for one of our dental nurse apprenticeships or finding out a little bit more about what apprenticeship courses you can enrol on when you’re with us.

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Dental Nurse Apprenticeships

Develop your skills in a hands-on role, gaining a nationally-recognised qualification and earn whilst you learn.

As one of our dental nurses, you’ll be there as vital and reliable chair-side support to our clinicians.

You can find out more information about our latest opportunities here.

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Dental Technician Apprenticeships

As a Dental Technician you will work in one of our ten labs producing, modifying and repairing custom-made dental appliances for patients. During this programme you will develop competency in crown and bridge, dentures and orthodontics.

Once passed, the course will provide you with the relevant qualification to apply to the General Dental Council for professional registration as a Dental Technician

You can find out more information about our Dental Technician apprenticeships here.

When you're with us - apprenticeships for our employees

Lead Dental Nurse Programme

One of our latest editions to the range of exciting programmes and apprenticeships that we have to offer is the Lead Dental Nurse Programme – an opportunity for you to develop your leadership skills and learn everything you could possibly need to know about being a Lead Dental Nurse at one of our practices.

This is an extended CMI level 3 programme on offer to all our existing Lead Dental Nurses.

> Meet Kasia, who is on our Lead Nurse apprenticeship programme

Kemi, Lead Dental Nurse

Dental Practice Manager

For our Practice Managers, this apprenticeship offers them the opportunity to develop their communication and leadership skills. Made up of a range of learning modules from marketing to risk management, this programme will ensure the continuous achievement of excellent patient care and cost efficiency within our practices.

Tatiana, Bupa Dental Care Practice Manager

Tatiana, Practice Manager

"The course is building my confidence. My promotion is the culmination of this amazing journey.”

Tatiana, Bupa Dental Care Practice Manager

“The course is building my confidence. I have encouraged my staff to have honest conversations with each other, which has been helping them work better together.

“I am really happy with the support that we are getting from Corndel. My promotion is the culmination of this amazing journey.”

The Bupa Leader Foundation

This internal apprenticeship focuses on people management, communication, planning and leading your team to achieve a real impact on performance.

Throughout this programme you will have the opportunity to learn and progress with other individuals across the wider business.

Dawn Brown, Practice Manager

"With hard work and determination anything is possible.”

Dawn Brown, Practice Manager Bupa Dental Care

“I would recommend this course to others for personal development and to just grow as a person, it certainly draws a lot out of you – with hard work and determination anything is possible.”

Dawn Brown, Practice Manager Bupa Dental Care

Bupa Leader Intermediate

During this apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your strategic management capabilities, people management, organisational financial fundamentals, and project management.



But that's not all

We offer a range of apprenticeships to develop your everyday skills even further

Improvement Practitioner - Level 4

Improvement Practitioners use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles, and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across the business.

Data Essentials - Level 3

The Data Essentials programme is designed to make sure you develop the skills to effectively understand business intelligence that you have access to in your day-to day role, to more quickly validate and interrogate information, make more informed decisions and communicate better with expert analytical colleagues.

Data Analytics - Level 4

The 13-month programme is designed to enable professionals from a variety of corporate functions to gain the critical knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to understand business intelligence and use that information to inform decision making.

Business Administrator - Level 3

This programme is for people whose primary work activity involves coordination and/or administrative tasks.

Throughout this programme you will learn how to use different tools that will enhance your efficiency and productivity.

Bupa Aspiring Leaders - Level 3

For our people looking to move into a management role, this apprenticeship is taught through a series of internal Bupa Masterclasses, is designed to prepare them for their first steps into the role of people manager.

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