Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT31812)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: HLT31812
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; max 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Launch a career that's both rewarding and flexible with the online Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT31812) course, from Foundation Education. This nationally recognised training program will help you develop practical skills to ensure that you graduate competent and job ready.

You'll complete this course with the well-rounded skillset necessary to sink your teeth into any role that involves providing assistance to a dentist, dental therapist or dental hygienist. Learn to apply core concepts including communicating in a health setting, infection control, processing reusable instruments, WHS processes and dental practice administration.

Vocational placement

As a part of this course you will required to complete 250 hours of practical placement at a dental practice.

Eligibility

Anyone can apply.

Areas of study

In this dental assisting course, the subjects you will study include:

  • HLTIN301C - Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • HLTIN302C - Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work
  • HLTWHS200A - Participate in WHS processes
  • HLTDA303D - Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
  • HLTHIR301C - Communicate and work effectively in health
  • HLTDA304D - Assist with dental radiography
  • HLTDA306D - Assist with administration in dental practice
  • HLTFA311A - Apply first aid (Please note that this needs to be completed through an external provider)

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT31812) from Foundation Education.

This practical course will give you the skills and knowledge to work effectively as a dental assistant in a dental practice environment. You will learn how to provide a high standard of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist during oral health care procedures.

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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