Certificate III in Dental Assisting

GOTAFE

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.

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Fryers Street, Shepparton No info No
Fryers Street, Shepparton No info
Werribee No info
Seymour No info
Benalla No info
Archer St, Shepparton No info
Docker Street, Wangaratta No info
Regional Study Centre No info
William Orr No info
GOTAFE offers real world learning experiences, flexible hands on training and a wide range of accredited courses across regional Victoria. The largest education provider in North East Victoria, GOTAFE offers over 250 courses to almost 15,000 enrolled students. The strength of GOTAFE lies in the experienced, skills and innovative staff who provide training and skills development to students, industry clients and the wider community through innovative, customised and quality assured training programs. GOTAFE enjoys strong partnerships with leading universities, allowing students to easily turn their qualification into a degree.

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