This qualification provides the knowledge and skills needed to assist a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist during all health care procedures, to help maintain high standards of infection control and to assist with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.

Students undertake work experience as part of this course to meet competency requirements and ensure they are work ready.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist during oral health care procedures. Their role includes maintaining high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 250 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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Occupational titles may include:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Receptionist
Core Units
  • Available soon
Relevant electives
  • Available soon
Local Student
Tuition Fees:  $4,500
Resource Fee (all Students) 
$1,297
Government Subsidised Funding
This qualification is eligible for government funding under the Jobs and Skills WA Program.  A range of training options and courses are available and subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA. Priority training areas include apprenticeships, eligible traineeships, and priority industry qualifications. Many other important industry qualifications are also subsidised under Jobs and Skills WA, including pre-apprenticeships, general industry training courses, and foundation and equity courses. The Student tuition fees below are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. For further information visit https://www.jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/
Total Course Fee (Concession rate)  $649.90
Total Course Fee (Non Concession rate)  $2,117.50

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Government subsidised funding this qualification is eligible for government funding under Jobs and Skills WA.  Jobs and Skills WA offers subsidised training places to eligible students.   The Student tuition fees below are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees. For further information visit https://www.jobsandskills.wa.gov.au/
Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms. Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.
Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.
Next available intake

6 February 2017

July 2017

February 2018

July 2018

Enrolments available – please contact our administration team

CRICOS Course Code – 094065E
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Course Fee
Tuition Fee $9,000
Resource Fee and Additional Items
$1,297 includes uniform, safety equipment, modules and excursions
Application fee: $200
Total Course Fee $10,497
Course Duration
One (1) year.
Please contact our office for further information on courses and duration for international students.