This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It reflects the role of workers who assist a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist during oral health care procedures; which includes maintaining high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must be employed in a dental surgery as a dental assistant and have completed at least 250 hours of practical work in dental assisting.

Structure:

11 units: 9 core, 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Communicate and work in health or community services; Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Assist with dental radiography; Process reusable medical devices and equipment, plus more. Elective: Apply and manage use of basic oral health products; Contribute to effective workplace relationships; Recognise and respond to oral health issues, plus more.

Further information:

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills.

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Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Union of Employers, The is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 30621) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Union of Employers, The offers 2 courses across 1 study field. Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Union of Employers, The courses are offered in 1 location. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Union of Employers, The you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the Australian Dental Association (Queensland Branch) Union of Employers, The website directly at http://www.adaq.com.au.

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