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HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Become a Qualified Dental Assistant in Under 12 Months

This nationally recognised training qualification in dental assisting prepares you to assist with oral health care procedures, comply with infection control policies and procedures, process reusable equipment in health work and participate in work health and safety processes.

Start Date
Start Anytime.
Duration
Up to 12 months.
Delivery
Blended online learning with a minimum of 350 hours of work placement with an oral health professional sourced by the student. Where required, Foundation Education may assist you in identifying work placement options.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Therapy Assistant
  • Dental Sterilisation Nurse
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Dental Hygienist Assistant

Course Fees Include

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Residency Status

You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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.

Course Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no entry requirements mandated 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.

Special Conditions for This Course

For mandatory work placement (350 hours, including an initial 50 hours completed in simulation), students must have access to a dental practice and a qualified supervisor i.e. a person who holds Certificate III in Dental Assisting or a higher relevant qualification.

Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.

Work Placement:

This course includes 350 hours of work placement. Where required, Foundation Education may assist you in identifying work placement options.

Payment Options

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.

About The Course

Kick-start Your Career in the Oral Health Industry

Interested to start a flexible and hands-on career in the dental assisting industry? If so, the HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting is perfect for you.

This nationally recognised training qualification in dental assisting prepares you to assist with oral health care procedures, comply with infection control policies and procedures, process reusable equipment in health work and participate in work health and safety processes.

This one of a kind course also allows you to build on your existing communication skills and equips you with the skills required to assist with administration processes in dental practices. Once you’ve graduated, you will be qualified to work as a Health Care Assistant for a variety of dental professionals, including a Dentist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist.

Affordable Payment Plans Available

Want to study this course, but can’t afford to pay upfront? No problem! The HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting comes with an upfront or affordable weekly payment option.

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