Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.
Entry in HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting has no pre-requisite or mandatory education requirements as specified by the training package. Your skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed, and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.
You must complete HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting before commencing HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting.
This course includes 350 hours of work placement. Where required, Foundation Education may assist you in identifying work placement options.
Working with Children Check:
You may need to undertake a Working with Children Check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.
Access to dental health practice, and a qualified supervisor who holds Certificate III in Dental Assisting or a higher equivalent qualification who will be able to supervise the candidate throughout work placement.
To complete HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting students will need further access to a dental practice with relevant equipment, imaging equipment, patients, and staff to complete practical activities. During these placement activities students must have access to a suitably qualified supervisor i.e. a person who holds a Certificate IV in Dental Assisting or higher relevant qualification.
Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment* options that suit your budget and lifestyle.
*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction.
Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
Get Qualified in Your Dream Career in Dental Assisting with this Nationally Recognised Dual Certification
Looking for a solid and fulfilling career in the oral health industry? If you aspire to become a successful dental health assistant, or level up your current skills and knowledge, the dual Certificate III + Certificate IV in Dental Assisting will help you become well-trained for the job within 24 months.
This Nationally Recognised Dual HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting + HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting contains premium course units, plus 350 hours of work placement to provide you the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to become a competitive dental assistant such as preparing and assisting with dental procedures, assisting with dental radiography, assisting with administration in dental practise, processing reusable medical devices and equipment, constructing models, sterilising loads, maintaining work health and safety, managing sterilize stock, appropriately interpreting and applying medical terminologies, working with diverse people, and much more.
Upon completing this course, you will be equipped with competence and essential skills, knowledge, training, and two nationally-recognised certifications to get qualified as a dental assistant, dental receptionist, or dental therapy assistant in your desired clinic, hospital, or organisation.
Affordanle Payment Plans Available
Want to study this course, but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting + HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting comes with an upfront payment or an affordable weekly payment plan option.