Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT35015

Foundation Education Pty Ltd

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.


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
Online No info No
Foundation Education Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 22557) and has been steadily developing course offerings and building an expert team of management, administration, support and educational staff with their partner company, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT) (RTO 32363). They endeavour to deliver flexible training solutions tailored to suit students' needs, providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training. They provide a wide range of nationally recognised certificate and diploma-level courses, each developed in close consultation with industry employers. Face-to-face course options are also available for selected courses. Their dedicated Education Team ensures students' success is of the highest priority, providing continued support to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their chosen industry. With a highly interactive and captivating online portal, Foundation Education students are actively engaged with their study paths.

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