Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Baxter Institute

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,650
International: $8,500

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02233M

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Established in 1971, Baxter Institute is a Registered Training Organisation. The main campus is located in the heart of Melbourne - across the road from Flinders Street Station. They have various campuses spread out accross inner and outer suburbs in Victoria. Baxter Institute's curriculum is focused primarily on practical application. The goal of all training is to support students to join the workforce as soon as possible. At Baxter Institute they provide students optimal opportunities for a successful career.

Provider CRICOS: 02233M

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