Certificate III In Dental Assisting

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT35015

Total Duration

49 Weeks

(45 wks Tuition + 4 wks Holiday breaks)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $8,500 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $7,000 *

Domestic Student: $4,250

* Total Material 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.

CLINICAL PLACEMENT:
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 will be required to undertake 250 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:

– Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate
– Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
– Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.

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:
Beginning of every month except April, August, December (Vacation)
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

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


Dental Assistant

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.

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