Certificate III In Dental Assisting

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT35015

Total Duration

52 Weeks

(48 weeks Tuition + 4 weeks Break)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $8,500 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $7,000 *

Domestic Student: $5,100

*Total Materials Fee $1,000

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist during oral health care procedures. This role includes maintaining high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.

Students are required to complete 250 unpaid Clinical Placement hours.

National Code:
HLT35015
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT-I CRICOS CODE: 096733B
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
AIBT-I
In Class (NSW/QLD)
Assessment:
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects.
Start dates:
January, March, June, July, September and October
Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business and Technology – International Pty Ltd (AIBTI)
RTO Code 45169 / CRICOS: 03610E
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 11
9 core units
Plus 2 elective units

Total Materials Fee – $1,000

Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and/or services provided by AIBTI to be used by students in the course of training.

The Materials Fees in this qualification include:

  • Class materials
  • Dental Consumables (Dental Impressions, Custom-made trays etc.) 
  • Uniforms
  • Printing
  • Stationery
  • Excursions

Core Subjects

 
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
HLTDEN001
Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
HLTDEN002
Assist with dental radiography
HLTDEN003
Assist with administration in dental practice
HLTINF001
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTINF002
Process reusable medical devices and equipment
HLTWHS001
Participate in workplace health and safety
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

HLTDEN004
Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
 
For more information on the course content, visit: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT35015


Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
A minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 6 band
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification 

  • The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice
  • Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to HLTAID003 – Provide first aid, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities
  • Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control
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Licensing/Regulatory Information

 

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesThe skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

Knowledge of legislative requirements related to the use of fluoride in dentistry

HLTAID003Provide first aidSpecific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresThe skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice

Clinical placement is an essential component of this qualification. Clinical placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.

Students are required to complete 250 unpaid Clinical Placement hours.

Prior to attending clinical placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

All students must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas. Before commencing clinical placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense:

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT35015) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units

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