DNA Kingston Training offers a Certificate IV in Dental Assisting. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to provide an advanced level of chairside assistance to the Dentist or Dental Therapist through real practical hands on training and embedded theory sessions in a full Dental Clinical environment. This will include contributing to the quality of dental care provided through well developed professional communication skills; providing an oral health education program that promotes Dental Health, and the ability to implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures in the Dental Practice.

The course is recommended for people with a caring and patient nature with good communication skills who are seeking a rewarding career in the dental industry.
This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care, including contributing to the quality of dental care provided through well-developed communication skills; providing an oral health education program that promotes good oral health as part of general health.
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 and to ensure they are work ready.  DNA Kingston Training will be responsible for funded students in attaining work experience hours.
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Occupational titles may include:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Administration
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Practice Manager
Total number of units = 14
Core Units
  • CHCCOM005 Communication and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTDEN001 Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
  • HLTDEN002 Assist with dental radiography
  • HLTDEN003 Assist with administration in dental practice
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devises and equipment
  • HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Elective units 
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace heath and safety
  • HLTDEN004 Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
  • HLTDEN010 Implement an oral hygiene program for older people
  • HLTDEN011 Implement an oral health promotion program
Elective units may vary for correspondence or traineeships. Contact our team for further information on options and pricing.
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/
Tuition Fee (Concession rate)  $1,164.00
Tuition Fee (Non Concession rate)  $3,900.00

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Local Student
Tuition Fees:  $6,500
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
Resource Fee and Additional Items (all Students) 
$1,469
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.
 
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
19 July 2017
February 2018
July 2018
Enrolments available – please contact our administration team

CRICOS Course Code – 092257B
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 $12,000
Resource Fee and Additional Items
$1,469 includes uniform, safety equipment, modules and excursions
Application fee: $200
Total Course Fee $13,669
Course Duration
One (1) year.
Please contact our office for further information on courses and duration for international students.