Certificate IV In Dental Assisting

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT45015

Total Duration

52 Weeks

(48 weeks Tuition + 4 weeks Break)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $10,500 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $8,000 *

Domestic Student: $6,300

*Total Materials Fee $1,000

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care.

 

National Code:
HLT45015
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT-I CRICOS CODE: 096735M
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 = 14
10 core units
Plus 4 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
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
HLTINF001
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTDEN001
Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
HLTDEN002
Assist with dental radiography
HLTDEN003
Assist with administration in dental practice
HLTINF002
Process reusable medical devices and equipment
HLTINF003
Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
HLTDEN013
Allocate treatment appointments according to priority
BSBADM409
Coordinate business resources
BSBMED401
Manage patient recordkeeping system
BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
 
For more information on the course content, visit: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT45015


Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
A minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 6 band or equivalent
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 required 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
Code Title   Licensing/Regulatory Information  
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services 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
CHCDIV001 Work 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
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Specific 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
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 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
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety 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 Current workplace policies and procedures for WHS

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 applicants 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: https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (HLT45015) 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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