Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National Code40633SA
TAFE SA CodeBPL
Example Career ProfileDental Workers/ Dental AssistantsDental Workers/ Dental Assistants
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Course Admission Requirements

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  • Satisfactory achievement in a written assessment

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Written assessment score

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    Course Admission Requirements

    • You will need to provide evidence that you are, or have been, an Australian or overseas registered Dental Hygienist, Dental Therapist, or Dental Practitioner when you enrol.

    Important Information

    • This course will be updated in 2017. To register for the compulsory written assessment please email dental@tafesa.edu.au
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification will help progress your career as a dental hygienist by teaching you advanced techniques. You will learn about contemporary dental hygiene practice to develop your skills to work in the private or government sector. On successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) graduates will have completed the education and training in contemporary dental hygiene practice, enabling them to work in both private and government sectors in accordance with the legislative provisions.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Advanced Diploma of Oral Health (Dental Hygiene) (40633SA)
    This qualification will help progress your career as a dental hygienist by teaching you advanced techniques. You will learn about contemporary dental hygiene practice to develop your skills to work in the private or government sector.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship7236YesDetails
    Bachelor of Oral Health7234Details
    Bachelor of Health Sciences7218Details
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Health Science10818Details

    Fees

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.