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Dental Practice Managers

NES provides a training programme to allow Dental Practice Managers gain a recognised Professional Development Award (PDA) in Dental Practice Management, awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)


Professional Development Awards

The Professional Development Awards give candidates the opportunity to gain a much sought after qualification in the field of Dental Practice Management.

Candidates attend a series of core and optional unit workshops and are given assignments to complete at home following each workshop.  They gain a vast amount of knowledge in Practice Management subject areas such as Health & Safety, Finance, Legislation and Communication which can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

The awards encourage the development of skills and experience, boost confidence and offer networking opportunities.


Scottish Practice Managers' Vocational Training Scheme (PMVTS) Pilot.

NES are undertaking a pilot of the Practice Manager's Vocational Training Scheme in collaboration with the NES Medical Directorate.  For further information contact our Lead Tutor for Dental Care Professionals:


for further information on a career as a Dental Practice Manager please click here.