Certificate III in Dental Assisting

North Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

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.

Course Fee:


International: $13,120

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Oral Health Centre - Nedlands No info Yes Full time 1 year
Oral Health Centre - Nedlands No info Yes Part time
Oral Health Centre - Nedlands No info Yes
In April 2016, West Coast Institute and Central Institute of Technology formed North Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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