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Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

National ID: HLT45015 | State ID: AYY9

If you have ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, 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.

This dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

As a part of this qualification, you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the Oral Health Care Centre of WA, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Dental Assistant

After successfully completing this course, you may be able to continue your studies at Curtin University to become a dental hygienist.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Oral Health Centre (Nedlands)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Oral Health Centre (Nedlands) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

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VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

National ID: HLT35115 | State ID: AYY4

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world as a laboratory assistant.

You will gain career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. The skills that you develop in this course will enable you to transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory. 

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA. You will get to train in the same facility as dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Gain the skills to become a dental technician working in a dental laboratory.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Dental Technology, Certificate IV in Dental Assisting 

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Oral Health Centre (Nedlands)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Oral Health Centre (Nedlands) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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