Learning Objectives

GDC Development Outcome B

  • To be able to define the terms mentor, mentorship, and team development

  • To be able to explain the benefits of mentorship to the dental team and the overall running of the dental practice

  • To explain the role of a mentor

  • To be able to describe how to set up mentoring within the dental team to promote team development


Stephanie Carter RDT, RDH, DTLLS, IQA, MDTFEd.

Tutor, Assessor and Internal Moderator

Stephanie is a registered dental hygienist and therapist and holds a level 5 teaching diploma. She is a qualified assessor, internal moderator (quality assurance) and a qualified CPR and medical emergencies trainer. She is a passionate educator, a member of the faculty of dental trainers and has over 18 years experience in the dental industry.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Mentorship and team development

    • Presentation Slides

    • Course tutor

    • Aims & Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Team Development

    • Why Mentoring Matters

    • Role of Mentors

    • Mentoring Skills

    • Finally

    • Mentorship Programme Plan Template

    • Further Reading

    • Test your learning

    • Reflective learning

    • Feedback