About this course
Launch a career that’s both rewarding and flexible with the online HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting course, from Foundation Education. This nationally recognised training program will help you develop practical skills to ensure that you graduate competent and job ready.
You’ll complete this course with the well-rounded skillset necessary to sink your teeth into any role that involves providing assistance to a dentist, dental therapist or dental hygienist. Learn to apply core concepts including communicating in a health setting, infection control, processing reusable instruments, WHS processes and dental practice administration.
As a part of this course you will required to complete 250 hours of practical placement at a dental practice.
Anyone can apply.
In this dental assisting course, the subjects you will study include:
HLTDEN003 - Assist with administration in dental practice
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTDEN001 - Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
HLTINF002 - Process reusable medical devices and equipment
BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customers
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTDEN002 - Assist with dental radiography
HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
- *HLTAID003 - Apply first aid
*This course contains a core unit, HLTAID003 Provide first aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Red Cross Australia is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Foundation Education.
Why Foundation Education?
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).
With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.
Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.
Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.