HLTSS00072 - Dental radiography skill set


This skill set is targeted at individuals who have completed a Certificate III in Dental Assisting or a Certificate IV in Dental Assisting or equivalent and are currently working in the dental industry in dental work roles and are seeking to broaden their skills to include assisting with dental radiography work.

Need to be currently working in a dental practice and supply evidence of this.
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  • Completed a Certificate III in Dental Assisting or a Certificate IV in Dental Assisting or equivalent.
    A workplace letter from the participant’s current manager, on letterhead stating they are currently working in a dental work role.

    Completion of the Training Account Consent Form - you are required to upload a completed form at the time of enrolment. You can download a copy of the form under the Files & Resources tab below.

    This course is fee free via a joint initiative of the Australian and South Australian Governments and you must meet criteria to be eligible for a fee free place. Eligibility criteria can be found under the Files & Resources tab below.
  • Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice (HLTDEN021)

    Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image (HLTDEN022)

    Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image (HLTDEN023)

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.

Class Times
Online Orientation: 12th July 2023
Virtual Classroom Delivery - Some Wednesday evening classes are required
Compulsory on campus workshops - Weekday Evening/ Weekend workshops dependent on availability
Student Visa (500)

Not Eligible


Collaborate is a web-based online classroom collaboration tool that acts as a real-time virtual classroom. Students and lecturer will interact over the internet. You do not need to install any software and you can access the classroom from any computer that has internet connection, or a mobile telephone. That means you do not have to be in the same room together. You can access it from anywhere you have internet and a computer.

Cost Information
If you are ineligible for this fee free course the full fee cost of $5,355 will apply. Secondary school students not eligible for subsidised fee.



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