Foundation Education

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

HLT35015

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This certificate is often linked to an apprenticeship and covers essential skills and knowledge for providing expert support to dentistry professionals who are providing healthcare to patients.

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    • Self paced (12 months)

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    Online Self paced (12 months)

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Entry Requirements
Relevant employment

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
250 hours

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Dental Assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Dental Assisting with Foundation Education, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 11 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

9 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
    HLTDEN001

  • Assist with dental radiography
    HLTDEN002

  • Assist with administration in dental practice
    HLTDEN003

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
    HLTINF002

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

2 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
    BSBCUS301

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

Course Provider

Foundation Education was established in 1999 and offers vocational training in tandem with partner company, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

Registered
2012
Courses
35
Provider Type
Private
Restrictions

No Restrictions