Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Bendigo TAFE

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01218G

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Bendigo No info No Online 1 year
Bendigo No info 1 year
Bendigo No info Online 1 year
Echuca No info
As a technical and further education provider, Bendigo TAFE is governed by a number of regulatory bodies and frameworks and is responsible to the Minister for Education and Training, reporting through Skills Victoria within the Victorian Government Department of Education, Employment and Training.

Through a network of four campuses, Bendigo TAFE deliver over 100 vocational courses to over 9,000 students every year. The course content is designed to deliver practical, hands-on and industry relevant skills that help get students into the workforce faster, upgrade existing skills or prepare students for further study pathways.

Bendigo TAFE is an integral part of the community and is very proud of the education, training and assessment.

Provider CRICOS: 01218G

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