Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT35015

Dental Assistants Professional Association Inc

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.

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Stanmore No info No
Established in 2001, Dental Assistants Professional Association Inc is a Registered Training Organisation. Its major objective is the education, training and professional status of dental assistants. The Association conducts nationally accredited courses and traineeships in dental assisting, and provides infection control workshops, WHS training, professional development lectures, and an introductory course to dental assisting. The provider also holds an annual dental assistants' conference.

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