HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion Specialisation)

Passionate About Oral Health? Become a Dental Assistant

Study the Nationally Recognised HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion Specialisation) from the comfort of your own home.

  • Affordable Weekly Payment Plan
  • Study 100% Online

  • Nationally Recognised

  • Self-paced

  • Weekly Payment Options

Course Details


HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion Specialisation)


Up to 12 months


100% Online

Start Date

Start Anytime

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have previous experience and skills in education but no formal qualifications you can consider Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and get credit towards this course.

Payment Options

Upfront Payment or an affordable weekly payment plan catered to your budget.

Work Placement

This course also includes 300 hours of work placement, at the choice of the student, with support and assistance provided if needed.

Course Accreditation

Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification


Advance Your Career in the Oral Health Industry

Passionate about oral health care? Why not consider a career as a qualified dental assistant? The nationally recognised HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion Specialisation) will give you the skills and knowledge you require to assist a Dentist, Dental Therapist or Oral Dental Hygienist during dental health care procedures.

This nationally recognised course will teach you all the specialist skills you need to promote your own oral health program. This includes developing patient-specific oral hygiene programs, including those specific to older people. You will also learn how to maintain high standards of infection control and effectively assist with practice administration. By completing this course, you will get qualified to work in a range of sectors, including dental, oral surgery, orthodontics and community health clinics.

Affordable Payment Plan Available

Want to study this course, but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Oral Health Promotion Specialisation) comes with an affordable weekly payment plan option.

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Foundation Education

Since 1999, Foundation Education has been steadily developing their course offerings and building an expert team of management, administration, support and educational staff with their partner company, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

They are a Registered Training Organisation in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. They provide excellence in Vocational Education and Training and have an established partnership network that drives the quality of graduates across each industry.

1. HLTDEN003 Assist with administration in dental practice
2. HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
3. HLTDEN001 Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
4. HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment
5. BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
6. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
7. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
8. HLTDEN002 Assist with dental radiography
9. HLTDEN004 Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
10. HLTDEN010 Implement an oral hygiene program for older people
11. HLTDEN011 Implement an oral health promotion program
12. HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
13. HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
14. HLTAID003* Provide first aid

Please note that this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 29 April 2022 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a Career Advisor on 1300 616 197.

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Sterilisation Nurse
  • Oral Health Advisor
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Treatment Coordinator

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