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. Whilst DNA Kingston Training will endeavour to assist all students in finding work placement, it will not be the sole responsibility of the College to attain work placement for students.
Occupational titles may include:
Total number of units = 14
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
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
Please note: Electives may very depending on delivery mode, Government funding, Correspondence training and Traineeships. Government funding subject to criteria. Contact our team for further information on options and pricing.