HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography)

Become a Qualified Dental Assistant in Under 12 Months

Study the Nationally Recognised HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography) from the comfort of your own home.

  • Affordable Weekly Payment Plan
  • 100% Online

  • Nationally Recognised Qualification

  • Self-Paced Learning

  • Weekly Payment Options

Course Details


HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography)


Up to 12 months


100% Online Study

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.

Course Accreditation

Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification


Foundation Education (RTO 22557)


Get Qualified in Dental Assistance and Upgrade Your Dental Career

Passionate about oral health care? Why not consider pursuing a career in Dental Assisting? The HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography) will equip you with the skills and knowledge to operate radiation producing and imaging equipment.

This comprehensive course will teach you how to assist with oral health care procedures and administration processes in a dental practice. You will also learn how to clean, sterilise and package reusable medical devices and equipment, and comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures as a qualified Dental Assistant. Once you graduate from the course, you will be qualified to assist Dentists undertaking radiography procedures, in addition to your general dental assisting duties.

Affordable Payment Plan Available
Want to study this course, but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography) 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. HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
  2. HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  3. BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  4. HLTDEN0027 Take a clinical photograph
  5. HLTDEN021 Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice
  6. HLTDEN022 Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image
  7. HLTDEN023 Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image
  8. HLTDET001 Construct models

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have achieved:

  • HLT31812 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent.
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Sterilisation Nurse
  • Dental Radiographer
  • Dental Therapy Assistant

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