HLT35015 & HLT45015 Dual Certificate III in Dental Assisting & Certificate IV in Dental Assisting with Radiography Specialisation

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Course Description

The Dual Certificate III in Dental Assisting & Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) is for students seeking careers as Dental Assistants, Treatment Coordinators, Dental Hygiene Assistants, Dental Sterilisation Nurses, Dental Receptionists or Dental Radiographers. Students will learn how to implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures, produce a prescribed dental radiographic image as well as apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice.

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.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

12 months

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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.


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


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

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Radiographer$1,340 weekly pay
Dental Technician$1,250 weekly pay
Oral Health Therapist$1,440 weekly pay
Dental Hygienist$1,440 weekly pay
Dental Assistant$1,250 weekly pay


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