HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Embark on a career in dental health with the HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Perfect for those dedicated to patient care and support.
Course Provider
Open Colleges
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start anytime. *Courses offered by the Open Colleges School of Health [https://getcourse.com.au/industries/health-courses-open-colleges], which are campus-based, do have specific intake dates. Please enquire now for more information.
Study for a minimum of 15.5 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 350 hours of work placement, which will be divided into two blocks.
Career Outcomes
  • Dental Assistant/Nurse 
  • Dental Practice Manager 
  • Dental Receptionist 
  • Dental Sales Representative
Course Modules
  1. CHCCOM005 Communicate And Work In Health Or Community Services
  2. CHCDIV001 Work With Diverse People
  3. HLTWHS001 Participate In Workplace Health And Safety
  4. HLTINF006 Apply Basic Principles And Practices Of Infection Prevention And Control
  5. HLTDEN015 Prepare For And Assist With Dental Procedures
  6. HLTAID011 Provide First Aid*
  7. Work Placement
  8. HLTINF002 Process Reusable Medical Devices And Equipment
  9. HLTSTE003 Sterilise Loads
  10. HLTDEN016 Assist With Dental Radiography
  11. HLTDEN017 Assist With Administration In Dental Practice
  12. Structured Workplace Learning

*Open Colleges does not offer this Unit of Competency (HLTAID011 Provide First Aid). You will be required to undertake the Unit of Competency with an external provider at your own cost. 

Course Fees Include
  • No exams, ever. Instead, assessments range from open books, multiple choice quizzes, portfolios, videos and written assessments.
  • Study anywhere and anytime you want with 24/7 course access.
  • Courses are curated to maintain engagement across video, written content, assignments & audio.
  • This course is a nationally recognised Australian qualification.

Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

Payment Options
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Work Placement

You will be required to complete a minimum of 350 hours of work placement in 2 blocks. This may be completed as a block or part-time depending on organisation requirements. 

Work placement block 1 can only be commenced after successful completion of Modules 1 – 4 inclusive. Work placement block 2 can only be commenced after successful completion of Modules 6 – 8 inclusive. You will not be able to achieve competencies until you have completed some of your work placement hours. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Open Colleges

1300 848 451
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