Advanced Diploma of Oral Health - Dental Hygiene


This qualification will help progress your career as a dental hygienist by teaching you advanced techniques. You will learn about contemporary dental hygiene practice to develop your skills to work in the private or government sector.

Course Fee:

International: $65,900

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory performance in a written assessment.

Subjects you can Study:

Administer pain control for dental treatment; Analyse and apply epidemiology in dental and health practice; Apply oral medicine and pathology principles to dental hygiene treatment; Apply pharmacology principles to dental hygiene management; Apply professional tooth whitening agents; Apply rubber dam and fissure sealants; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Confirm physical health status; Contribute to working with the community to identify health needs; Diagnose and manage dental caries and other hard tissue pathologies in the patient; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gilles Plains No Part time 48 months
Gilles Plains No Full time 24 months
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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