Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to provide an advanced level of chairside assistance to a dentist or dental therapist.
You will learn about infection control policies and procedures, occupational health and safety and effective workplace communication. You will learn how to prepare a prescribed dental radiographic image, apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice and assist in oral health care procedures during general anaesthesia. and responding effectively to difficult situations. The Certificate III in Dental Assisting is currently being run as embedded within the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting. This means that prospective students will need to complete the compulsory units from Certificate III in Dental Assisting before commencing the Certificate IV course. Certificate III in Dental Assisting is as follows: HLTHIR301A Communicate and work effectively in health, HLTIN301A Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work, HLTIN302A Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work, HLTOHS200A Participate in OHS processes,... Read Morecipate in OHS processes, HLTDA303B Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures, HLTDA304B Assist with dental radiography, HLTDA306B Assist with administration in dental practice and HLTFA301B Apply first aid.

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Length
18 months (3 semesters) full-time
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Dentistry
Course Level
Certificates I-IV
Campus
Nedlands WA
If offered a place by the TAFE Admissions Centre in the first or second round, your letter will inform you how to enrol. Enrolments normally take place at the campus at which you will be studying. Please ensure that you don't miss your enrolment session and remember to bring your offer letter with you. If, for some reason, you cannot attend your scheduled enrolment time please contact student administration at the relevant TAFE college. If you're unable to attend your enrolment, make sure you give authority and make arrangements for someone to enrol for you. You need to either pay your fees at the time of enrolment or make some allowed arrangement in order to actually enrol at a TAFE college. A minimum payment of $100 is required within two weeks in order to secure your enrolment.
Length
18 months (3 semesters) full-time
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Dentistry
Course Level
Certificates I-IV
Campus
Nedlands WA
This Campus is situated only minutes away from the city centre, and is close to caf�s, restaurants, shops, recreation facilities and public transport. A performance venue and industry standard recording studio are just some of the specialist facilities available at Central TAFE's Leederville campus. This campus is also home to Nyoongar Kadajiny Kulark Kart, where Aboriginal students can access specialised support services.
Length
18 months (3 semesters) full-time
Delivery Mode
On Campus
Study Type
Part Time
Subject Area
Dentistry
Course Level
Certificates I-IV
Campus
Nedlands WA