Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting
Dental Assisting
Dental Assisting


Learning Objectives Overview

HLT35021 – Certificate III in Dental Assisting qualification reflects the role of workers who assist dental practitioners during oral health care procedures. The role includes: Maintaining high infection control standards. Assisting with practice administration. Supporting quality and professionalism in the dental sector. Dental assistants are frequently the first point of contact for patients, allowing them to make the practice friendly and give high-quality care. Client service delivery, administrative activities such as reception, appointment scheduling, payment and receipts, and clinical management will all be handled by dental assistants. Dental assistants can also serve as health promotion and clinic management advocates.
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Amount of Training

990 Hours

AQF Level


Study Mode



Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

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Course structure


CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services 
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control  
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety 
HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment 
HLTDEN015 Prepare for and assist with dental procedures 
HLTDEN016 Assist with dental radiography
HLTDEN017 Assist with administration in dental practice.


HLTDEN028 Provide effective oral hygiene instruction to patients with an oral health treatment plan 
HLTDEN030 Assist the dental practitioner during medical emergencies in a dental setting 


Relevant Courses for Comprehensive Learning.

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
Diploma in Dental Technology
Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

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  • Dental Assistant

  • Dental Nurse

  • Dental Assistant and receptionist

  • supporting infection control practices

  • chair-side assistance

  • maintaining a safe and hygienic clinical environment

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If the student is eligible,for Government funding,Student pays:$0 *

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