Certificate III in Dental Assisting (12)
Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to assist a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist during all health care procedures, to help maintain high standards of infection control and to assist with practice administration.
Subjects you can Study
Communicate and work effectively in health; Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work; Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work; Participate in WHS processes; Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures; Assist with dental radiography; Assist with administration in dental practice; Apply first aid.
About Box Hill Institute, TAFE VICFor more than 90 years, Box Hill Institute has provided collaborative and creative approaches to education and training.
Box Hill Institute's focus is on delivering employment focused courses and work ready graduates that are equipped with the skills required to succeed.
Box Hill Institute is one the largest providers in Victoria with more than 16,000 enrolments each year. The Institute delivers around 720 courses across 523 qualifications - including many delivered internationally and within industry - covering a range of short courses, certificates, diplomas, associate degrees and degrees, graduate certificates and master programs. Pathway options with partner universities are also available.
Box Hill Institute has three campuses located in Victoria which includes Box Hill, Melbourne City and Lilydale.
All campuses are within a few minutes' walk to shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Box Hill Central is the local public transport hub and is serviced by regular trains, trams and buses.
International students are an important part of the vibrant, diverse community. Students from more than 50 countries have studied at Box Hill Institute, side by side with local and other international students. Box Hill Institute was awarded International Vocational Training Provider of the Year 2015, the Award reinforcing the Institute's international education provider standing.
Fee help and payment plans are available for eligible students.
Provider CRICOS: 02411J RTO code: 4687;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: HLT31812
- Part-time internal = 1 year
8 core units
No minimum education
Life after Study
Dental assistants prepare patients for oral examination and assist other dental workers, such as dentists, dental therapists and dental hygienists, in providing treatment to the teeth, mouth and gums. Dental assistants also carry out reception and administration duties.