Certificate III in Dental Assisting (12)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|City||No||Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
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.
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Certificate IIICourse code: HLT31812
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 1 year
- Part-time internal = 0.5 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.