The Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography and Oral Health Promotion Specialisation) is for students seeking careers as Dental Assistants, Dental Radiographers or Oral Health Advisors. During the course students will begin with the basics of assisting with the operations of a dental practice: managing appointments, infection control, customer service and working in community health. The knowledge is then expanded so students can learn how to implement oral hygiene programs and safely produce prescribed dental radiographic images.
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 HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography and Oral Health Promotion Specialisation). 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.
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.
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.
Enquire with a course provider to find out more.