Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeHLT35015
TAFE SA CodeTP00994
Example Career ProfileDental Workers/ Dental AssistantsDental Workers/ Dental Assistants
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Description

This course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge to confidently provide valuable assistance to a dental operator during a wide variety of oral health care procedures and administrative procedures. In addition to clinical skills, the program also has a strong focus on ensuring graduates can apply the fundamental principles of infection control and workplace health and safety.

Locations

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Gilles PlainsOn CampusOpening 13 Aug 2018

Course Admission Requirements

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

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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application

Important Information

  • It is a requirement that all students have Hepatitis B surface immunity with antibody level 10IU/L or greater. Failure to provide evidence of your immunity during course counselling sessions may result in you not being able to commence your studies. Please enquire for further information.
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Employment Outcomes

Dental Assistant

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

Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT35015)
Skills covered include communication, working with diverse people, dental radiography, infection prevention and control, medical devices and equipment and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 9 core units and 2 elective units.

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.

Fees

 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$4,855 - $5,149

This course also has an incidentals cost of: $50  for Clinic Coat & Safety Glasses

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