Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

National ID: HLT45015
State ID: AYY9
Qualification level: Certificate IV

Course is available at the following locations

Private
DNA Kingston Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a very hands-on, practical course that provides students with a great insight into the Dental Profession and the specialist areas associated. Students will learn the skills to be a (Dental Nurse) Dental Assistant who provides an advanced level of assistance to a Dentist, Dental Specialist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. Their role includes reassuring the patients, mixing dental materials, preparing for dental procedures, passing instruments, maintaining high standards of infection control, advising patients on Preventive Dentistry. Additional advanced skills are attained in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery Dental Health Care Education and certain practice management skills for the dental sector. The course is conducted over 1 school year with 250 hrs work experience components embedded in the course. Employment assistance provided.

Delivery Information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships, Correspondence

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

Available for VETiS and international students

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for students who enjoy working with people looking for a practical course and are considering a career in Dental Assisting in both the Government and Private sectors.  DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Dental and Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff. DNA Kingston Training work closely with the dental profession ensuring students are informed with the latest science and technologies.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Dental Assistant (Nurse), Dental Health Educator, Practice Management , Practice coordinator, Specialist Dental Assistant, Dental Sales Representative and Dental Receptionist. Government and Private sectors.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider upskilling by completing the Certificate III in Dental Lab Assisting, Certificate IV in Aged Care (Dental Auxiliary Specialist), Apprenticeship in Dental Technology or Business courses to enhance their Administration /Management skills.  A Certificate IV will provide pathway entry to University- English conditions may apply.

FUNDING:  PIT, CaLD, Traineeships

Course description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a very hands-on, practical course that provides students with a great insight into the Dental Profession and the specialist areas associated. Students will learn the skills to be a (Dental Nurse) Dental Assistant who provides an advanced level of assistance to a Dentist, Dental Specialist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. Their role includes reassuring the patients, mixing dental materials, preparing for dental procedures, passing instruments, maintaining high standards of infection control, advising patients on Preventive Dentistry. Additional advanced skills are attained in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery Dental Health Care Education and certain practice management skills for the dental sector. The course is conducted over 1 school year with 250 hrs work experience components embedded in the course. Employment assistance provided.

Delivery Information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships, Correspondence

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

Available for VETiS and international students

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for students who enjoy working with people looking for a practical course and are considering a career in Dental Assisting in both the Government and Private sectors.  DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Dental and Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff. DNA Kingston Training work closely with the dental profession ensuring students are informed with the latest science and technologies.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Dental Assistant (Nurse), Dental Health Educator, Practice Management , Practice coordinator, Specialist Dental Assistant, Dental Sales Representative and Dental Receptionist. Government and Private sectors.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider upskilling by completing the Certificate III in Dental Lab Assisting, Certificate IV in Aged Care (Dental Auxiliary Specialist), Apprenticeship in Dental Technology or Business courses to enhance their Administration /Management skills.  A Certificate IV will provide pathway entry to University- English conditions may apply.

FUNDING:  PIT, CaLD, Traineeships

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
Dental Nursing Australia

This course is a very hands-on, practical course that provides students with a great insight into the Dental Profession and the specialist areas associated. Students will learn the skills to be a (Dental Nurse) Dental Assistant who provides an advanced level of assistance to a Dentist, Dental Specialist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. Their role includes reassuring the patients, mixing dental materials, preparing for dental procedures, passing instruments, maintaining high standards of infection control, advising patients on Preventive Dentistry. Additional advanced skills are attained in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery Dental Health Care Education and certain practice management skills for the dental sector. The course is conducted over 1 school year with 250 hrs work experience components embedded in the course. Employment assistance provided.

Delivery information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships, Correspondence and existing worker Traineeship

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

Available for VETiS

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for students who enjoy working with people looking for a practical course and are considering a career in Dental Assisting in both the Government and Private sectors.  DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Dental and Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff. DNA Kingston Training work closely with the dental profession ensuring students are informed with the latest science and technologies.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Dental Assistant (Nurse), Dental Health Educator, Practice Management , Practice coordinator, Specialist Dental Assistant, Dental Sales Representative and Dental Receptionist. Government and Private sectors.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider upskilling by completing the Certificate III in Dental Lab Assisting, Certificate IV in Aged Care (Dental Auxiliary Specialist), Apprenticeship in Dental Technology or Business courses to enhance their Administration /Management skills.  A Certificate IV will provide pathway entry to University- English conditions may apply.

Course description

This course is a very hands-on, practical course that provides students with a great insight into the Dental Profession and the specialist areas associated. Students will learn the skills to be a (Dental Nurse) Dental Assistant who provides an advanced level of assistance to a Dentist, Dental Specialist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. Their role includes reassuring the patients, mixing dental materials, preparing for dental procedures, passing instruments, maintaining high standards of infection control, advising patients on Preventive Dentistry. Additional advanced skills are attained in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery Dental Health Care Education and certain practice management skills for the dental sector. The course is conducted over 1 school year with 250 hrs work experience components embedded in the course. Employment assistance provided.

Delivery information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships, Correspondence and existing worker Traineeship

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

Available for VETiS

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for students who enjoy working with people looking for a practical course and are considering a career in Dental Assisting in both the Government and Private sectors.  DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Dental and Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff. DNA Kingston Training work closely with the dental profession ensuring students are informed with the latest science and technologies.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Dental Assistant (Nurse), Dental Health Educator, Practice Management , Practice coordinator, Specialist Dental Assistant, Dental Sales Representative and Dental Receptionist. Government and Private sectors.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider upskilling by completing the Certificate III in Dental Lab Assisting, Certificate IV in Aged Care (Dental Auxiliary Specialist), Apprenticeship in Dental Technology or Business courses to enhance their Administration /Management skills.  A Certificate IV will provide pathway entry to University- English conditions may apply.

Campus locations

Course page link
Private
West Australian Institute of Further Studies

 

This course is appropriate for you if want to provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners and other dental professionals. The course will advance the level of your knowledge and skills needed in assisting dentists, dental hygienists or dental therapists during all health care procedures, maintaining high standards of infection control and assisting with practice administration. As a student in this course, you will undertake a minimum of 250 hours of clinical placement, linked with a number of units of competency in the Certificate IV program. You would undertake the practical components of the course by working alongside qualified professionals, fully supervised by WAIFS trainers and designated supervisors at the host employer.

Programs: PIT, TS 

Training location: Level 1, 160 Central Arcade, 811 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000 or on-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

Course description

 

This course is appropriate for you if want to provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners and other dental professionals. The course will advance the level of your knowledge and skills needed in assisting dentists, dental hygienists or dental therapists during all health care procedures, maintaining high standards of infection control and assisting with practice administration. As a student in this course, you will undertake a minimum of 250 hours of clinical placement, linked with a number of units of competency in the Certificate IV program. You would undertake the practical components of the course by working alongside qualified professionals, fully supervised by WAIFS trainers and designated supervisors at the host employer.

Programs: PIT, TS 

Training location: Level 1, 160 Central Arcade, 811 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000 or on-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.</h3>
<p>As a <strong>Dental Assistant</strong>, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.</p>
<p>Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.</p>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses are located in the <strong>Oral Health Centre of WA </strong><strong>(OHCWA)</strong> at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.</p>
<p>As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the <strong>Oral Health Care Centre of WA</strong>, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.</p>
<p>If you are a Dental Assistant currently working chairside in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying <strong>part-time</strong><strong>,</strong> attending classes one day per week and incorporating workplace assessments. The part-time option is run each semester and interested applicants need not apply online, but can email an expression of interest to <a href="mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au">mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au</a> </p>
<p><strong>Please note</strong> All continuous and part-time students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metropolitan TAFE campus.</p>

Course description

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.</h3>
<p>As a <strong>Dental Assistant</strong>, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.</p>
<p>Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.</p>
<p>North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses are located in the <strong>Oral Health Centre of WA </strong><strong>(OHCWA)</strong> at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.</p>
<p>As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the <strong>Oral Health Care Centre of WA</strong>, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.</p>
<p>If you are a Dental Assistant currently working chairside in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying <strong>part-time</strong><strong>,</strong> attending classes one day per week and incorporating workplace assessments. The part-time option is run each semester and interested applicants need not apply online, but can email an expression of interest to <a href="mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au">mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au</a> </p>
<p><strong>Please note</strong> All continuous and part-time students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metropolitan TAFE campus.</p>

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Course description

<p>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.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Campus locations

Course page link