Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation)
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) (HLT45015)
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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.
Covering dental assisting basics with a focus on radiography, this Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) (HLT45015) course provides you with the specialist skills you'll need to work in a dental clinic as a radiographer and dental assistant. Foundation Education provide all coursework through their online student portal, allowing you to work through modules at your own pace and fit study around your commitments.
With 250 hours of practical placement at a dental clinic required as part of the course, you will graduate with the skills and experience necessary to take your career further.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Areas of study
In this dental assisting course, the subjects you may study include:
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
HLTDEN003 - Assist with administration in dental practice
HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
HLTDEN001 - Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTINF003 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTINF002 - Process reusable medical devices and equipment
HLTDEN002 - Assist with dental radiography
HLTDEN007 - Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice
HLTDEN008 - Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image
HLTDEN009 - Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography Specialisation) (HLT45015) from Foundation Education.
You will be qualified to apply for positions assisting a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist with health care procedures and administrative duties. Your specialisation in dental radiography will make you a valuable employee with sought-after skills.
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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