Certificate III in Dental Assisting (12)
Menzies Institute of Technology
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Melbourne||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time Block or Day Release||
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 Menzies Institute of TechnologyMenzies Institute of Technology is is a Registered Training Organisation and a high quality training institute located in Melbourne CBD. The Institute offers nationally accredited vocational qualifications and competencies with all courses registered and accredited through the Australian Skills Quality Authority and the Australian Council for Private Education & Training. The Institute offer hands-on and practical training for courses in their following schools: School of Dental Health, School of Nursing, School of Pathology, School of Automotive, School of Retail Baking, School of Management and School of English. Victorian government funding and VET FEE HELP is available to all eligible domestic students. International students also have a wide range of study and welfare support.
Provider CRICOS: 02815M RTO code: 21834
Certificate IIICourse code: HLT31812
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 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.