Certificate III in Dental Assisting

TasTAFE

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,
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Smithton No info
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George Town Trade Training Ctr No info
Inveresk No info
Clarence No info
Hunter Street No info
Bridgewater Trade Training Ctr No info
Burnie No info
Alanvale No info
Claremont No info
Huon Valley Trade Training Ctr No info
Drysdale - Hobart No info
Bender Drive No info
Launceston No info
Circular Head Trade Training No info
Devonport No info
TasTAFE have a range of flexible and supported learning options available around the state to ensure that education and training programs suit individual learning styles, interests and business training needs. These options include online, workplace, self-paced, distance and evening classes, as well as onsite-training for business clients and apprentices.

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