HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation)

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Course Description

The Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) provides the knowledge and skills necessary to provide an advanced level of chair-side assistance to the Dentist, including contributing to the quality of dental care. Students will learn how to minimise the risk of radiation to the patient, the operator and others during the exposure of a prescribed dental radiographic image as well as produce a prescribed dental radiographic image.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$3000

Average Duration

12 months

Online providers

On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

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

67% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Dental Technician$1,250 weekly pay
Radiographer$1,340 weekly pay
Dental Assistant$1,250 weekly pay
Medical Imaging Assistant$1,050 weekly pay

Subjects

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.

CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.

HLTAID003
Provide first aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

HLTDEN001
Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for a dental assistant to assist the operator by preparing the dental surgery including preparing necessary equipment, instruments and materials for oral health care procedures, and to assist the operator during the delivery of these procedures.

HLTDEN002
Assist with dental radiography

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for a dental assistant to prepare patients for dental radiography. It also describes the skills and knowledge to process and mount conventional dental radiographs.

TLIX4028
Apply knowledge of logistics

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply knowledge of logistics in accordance with relevant organisational policy and procedures. It includes accessing and interpreting relevant logistics information and applying this information in the workplace.

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