Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (12)

Baxter Institute

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to provide an advanced level of chair-side assistance to the operator, including contributing to the quality of dental care provided through well-developed communication skills; providing an oral health education program that promotes good oral health as part of general good health; as well as implementing and monitoring infection control policy and procedures.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,500
International: $7,500

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Dental Assisting


7 units: 3 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures; Contribute to OHS processes; Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health care. Electives: Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice; Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image; Produce a dental radiographic image; Implement an individualised oral hygiene program; Implement an oral hygiene program for older people; Implement an oral health promotion program; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02233M

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 16 weeks
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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