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Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
Study the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting course through Foundation Education and gain the skills to become a dental assistant. Develop your communication skills and build upon your understanding of oral health. This course will also take you through implementing and monitoring infection control policies and procedures.
You'll have the opportunity to choose a specialty from radiography, oral health or practice management, or double your clinical and administrative expertise and combine either oral health or radiography with practice management.
Students are required to locate a dental practice in which to complete 120 of work placement hours. Existing experience in a dental environment may count towards the required practical hours, when proof of work is provided by your employer.
To be eligible for this course, you must have completed the Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT31812) before enrolling.
In this dental assisting course, the subjects you will study include:
Oral health stream:
Project management stream:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (HLT43012) from Foundation Education.
Keeping up with the latest equipment, technologies and techniques in dentistry is critical in order to provide optimal patient care, this Certificate IV in Dental Assisting qualification will give you the oral hygiene skills to provide effective chair-side assistance.
With three specialisations to choose from, you can become a dental assistant specialist working in both public and private dental practices.
Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:
Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.
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