TAFE Queensland East Coast

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

HLT31812

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.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Dental Assisting with TAFE Queensland East Coast

  • $1,053*

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  • Gov. subsidised (QLD)

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
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    • Anytime

    • Part time (14 months)

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    Blended Part time (14 months)

  • $2,936*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

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    • Duration
    • Delivery
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    • Anytime

    • Part time (14 months)

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    Blended Part time (14 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

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
120 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 TAFE Queensland East Coast, 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 8 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

There are no Core Units for this qualification.

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
    HLTDA303D

  • Assist with dental radiography
    HLTDA304D

  • Assist with administration in dental practice
    HLTDA306D

  • Apply first aid
    HLTFA311A

  • Communicate and work effectively in health
    HLTHIR301C

  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures
    HLTIN301C

  • Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work
    HLTIN302C

  • Participate in WHS processes
    HLTWHS200A

Course Provider

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education we are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.

Registered
1998
Courses
397
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions