Our dental assisting course provides you with the knowledge and skills to work as a dental assistant. You can complete this course as a student in our on-campus course or undertake off-campus study while working in a dental practice as a trainee.
Our on-campus training utilises a simulated dental environment at our Elgar Campus. Applicants not employed in a dental practice must source and complete a minimum of 250 hours of practical work placement in a dental practice.
With this nationally recognised health qualification you can competently assist a dentist, dental therapist or dental hygienist during oral health care procedures. You will learn all aspects of chairside assisting including:
Trainees/workplace-based students: Our workplace assessors will work with you online and in the workplace to ensure your training and learning needs are met to a competent standard. We also offer off-campus workshops to support you during this course.
10 Jul 2020 at 02:00PM AEST
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On campus course: Next intake October 2019 (Term 4). Term 4 intake is being 'fast tracked'. Students will attend 4 days in term 4 in 2019 and 2 days per week for Semester 1 in 2020
Traineeship: any time throughout the year
Full time: 12 months
You will also source and complete 250 hours of work placement in a dental practice.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a dental assistant.
You must have:
You are required to find your own practical placement with a suitable dental practice.
TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer.
We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Direct entry (it is a requirement to attend an information session and a group interview)
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||Government Subsidised Concessions||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80||$80||$80||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$560||$560||$560||$560|
|Total Course Estimate||$883||$1,436||$3,648||$10,078|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$883||$1,436||$3,648||$10,078|
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 2020 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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