This dental assisting course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to assist a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist during oral health care procedures.
Within this role, tasks will include maintaining high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.
This course will be delivered via blended delivery involving both online face to face classes, as well as on campus practical classes in our simulated dental environment at Elgar Campus.
To achieve this qualification, students must complete at least 250 hours of work placement within a dental practice. This requirement must be organised by the student.
Please note: This training package will change in the near future and minor alterations to the course will occur. All new students will be enrolled into the new course.
24 Sep 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
Box Hill Institute reserves the right to alter or delete details of a course offering, fees or other information provided
February and July
Full time: 9 months (July intake: theory and practical classes will be scheduled 3 days per week in Semester 2, 2021. You will then have the duration of Term 1, 2022 to complete the work placement component of this qualification)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a dental assistant
You must have:
You'll also be required to find your own practical placement with a suitable dental practice.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion enables you to apply for Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Free-TAFE or Job Trainer||Government Subsidised Concession||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$560||$560||$560||$560|
|Total Course Estimate||$892||$1,464||$3,753||$10,183|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$892||$1,464||$3,753||$10,183|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You will be required to complete 11 units
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