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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesOpen Now
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationUp to 12 Months
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Specialisation Options:

  • Radiography Specialisation

 

If you are looking to become a Dental Assistant, the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting by Foundation Education will provide you with the knowledge and skills required. Various specialisation options are available to meet your needs.

Topics covered in this course include: sterilising loads, taking clinical photographs, and much more. Please find a full list of units further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting by Foundation Education (RTO: 22557).

There is no workplace requirement for this course.

Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.

Enquire now to find out more about this course and specialisations!


Job Outcomes

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental sterilisation nurse
  • Dental therapy assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

Completion of any of the following courses:

  • HLT31812 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent.

 

  • Parent or Guardian approval for students under the age of 18
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent
  • Mandatory work placement
  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended)
  • Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • MAC: Operating system – OS X 10.14 Mojave or later
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download)

Subjects

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be available.

A combination of the following subjects will be completed depending on the specialisation selected. Please enquire now to find out more.

Core Units:

HLTSTE003 – Sterilise loads
HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTDEN0027 – Take a clinical photograph
HLTSTE004 – Manage sterile stock
HLTINF002 – Process reusable medical devices and equipment
HLTAID011* – Provide first aid
HLTDET001 – Construct models

*Please note that HLTAID011 is not provided by Foundation Education. The student will be required to complete the unit outside at a cost not covered by this course. Discounted offers may be available. Please enquire to find out more.

Radiography Specialisation

HLTSTE003 – Sterilise loads
HLTWHS003 – Maintain work health and safety
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTDEN0027 – Take a clinical photograph
HLTDEN021 – Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in
dental practice
HLTDEN022 – Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image
HLTDEN023 – Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image
HLTDET001 – Construct models

 


Fees

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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Foundation Education.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.


About the Institution

Foundation Education is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers over 40 Certificate and Diploma-level courses across a wide range of industries, including Childcare and Education, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, and Medical Administration.

RTO22557