Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

TAFE SA

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills necessary to provide an advanced level of chairside assistance to the operator, including contributing to the quality of dental care provided through well developed communication skills; providing an oral health education program that promotes good oral health as part of general good health; as well as implementing and monitoring infection control policy and procedures.

Entry Requirements:

You must be working in a related industry and have a Certificate III in Dental Assisting.

Structure:

3 core units plus 4 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures; Assist with dental radiography; Assist with administration in dental practice; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Process reusable medical devices and equipment; Maintain work health and safety; Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures; plus more and electives.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Dental Assistant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gilles Plains No info No 24 months
Gilles Plains No info No Part time 12 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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