Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT35015

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

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.

Structure:

11 units: 9 core, 2 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures; Communicate and work in health or community services; Participate in workplace health and safety; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Work with diverse people; Work effectively with others; Assist with dental radiography; Assist with administration in dental practice; Implement an individualised oral hygiene program; Inform and support patients and groups about oral health; Contribute to effective workplace relationships; Implement an oral hygiene program for older people; Provide or assist with oral hygiene; Provide first aid; Use business technology; Recognise and respond to oral health issues; Apply and manage use of basic oral health products; Process reusable medical devices and equipment; Clean and disinfect reusable medical devices; Care for reusable medical devices

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: 00001K

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
CIT Fyshwick No info
CIT Reid No info
CIT Bruce No info No
CIT Tuggeranong No info
CIT Bruce No info No Part time 1 year
CIT Solutions No info
CIT Gungahlin No info
CIT Woden No info
The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 230 programs at different levels through five campuses across Canberra.

CIT Award programs are endorsed by industry and accredited by the CIT Advisory Council under delegation from the ACT Accreditation and Registration Council.

Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.

CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible learning centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.

Programs are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each program has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.

CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. Fee Assistance, concessions and HELP loans are available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.

Provider CRICOS: 00001K

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