Certificate III in Dental Assisting – HLT35015


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.


Occupational titles may include:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Receptionist

Government funding subject to criteria.