HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting

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Course Overview

The HLT35021 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.

Accreditation

Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Medicine and Dentistry

Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.

Psychology

You have a passion for the study of all aspects of behavior and mental processes.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Dental Assistant$1,150 weekly pay
Dental Nurse$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Dental Hygienist$1,440 weekly pay
Dental Prosthetist$1,550 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

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.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options 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.

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