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.

HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting – CRICOS pending

 

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners which contributes to the quality of oral health care. The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice. Dental radiography work must only be performed by a person with a radiation user licence granted by the relevant State /Territory regulatory authority under legislation.

Duration of course: 20 weeks of training + up to 6 weeks holidays for both Australian and international students

Course outline
Occupational titles may include:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Administration
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Practice Manager

Total number of units of competency = 8

No work experience hours

Core – 2 units
  • HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Electives – 6 units*
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTDEN018 Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
  • HLTDEN024 Implement an oral hygiene program for older people
  • HLTDEN025 Implement an oral health promotion program
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

* Electives are subject to change due to industry requirements or delivery type.

  • HLT31812 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent.
  • February intake: Monday class
  • July intake: Thursday class

Local Student Fees

Tuition Fee: $1,995.00

Resource Fee: $385.00

Total Course Fee: $2,380.00 – Payment plans available

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.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

For International Student Fees, please refer to the International tab on this page.

CRICOS Course Code – Pending

English requirements

International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS of 5.5 / PTE score of 46, or their equivalent.

DNA Kingston Training assists students with packaging English training if required.

International Student Fees

Tuition fee: $4,300

Resource fee: $385

Non-refundable application fee: $300

Total course fee: $4,985

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.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.