The Certificate III in Dental Assisting provides the knowledge and skills needed to assist a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist during all health care procedures. During the course students gain skills in maintaining high standards of infection control, working in health and community services, first aid and assisting in dental radiography.
This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:
You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.
The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.
There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.
Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.
This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.