Blended and work placement
COURSE CODE : HLT35021 | CRICOS CODE : 107913C
This qualification reflects the role of workers who assist dental practitioners during oral health care procedures. The role includes maintaining high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 350 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the Units of Competency.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.
MODE OF STUDY
Blended and work placement
COURSE DELIVERY LOCATION
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000.
Level 1, 54 Parramatta Road,
Forest Lodge NSW 2037
Course Duration: 52 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $9850 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)
Note: Fees are subject to changes
This course is delivered in a structured classroom environment which includes the Signet purpose-built workshop and computer laboratory.
This program will be delivered over 52 weeks (holiday inclusive, and 2 days (7 hours each) per week Online Learning and 1 day (6 hours- self paced structured e-learning).
The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work-based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g. project(s), presentation etc.
You will find the hands-on practical simulation training interesting and beneficial, so that you are able to perform tasks efficiently and effectively in an actual workplace which will build your confidence and competence.
- 18 years or older upon application
- All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enrol for this qualification
Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
UNIT OF COMPETENCY
This qualification requires the successful completion of 10 units of competency: 8 Core units and 2 Elective unit
|Core Units – 8|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTDEN015||Prepare for and assist with dental procedures|
|HLTDEN016||Assist with dental radiography|
|HLTDEN017||Assist with administration in dental practice|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTINF002||Process reusable medical devices and equipment|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|Elective Unit – 2|
|HLTDET005||Construct thermoformed bases and appliances|
After successfully completing Certificate III in Dental Assisting, students may apply for the:
Note:: While Signet may not offer all the qualifications indicated within the pathway, we identify relevant progression that may be attained. Check our website for your eligibility for the courses offered at Signet.
Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include following job roles:
- Dental Assistant
- Dental Nurse
- Dental assistant and receptionist
* Completion of an Signet qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome