Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)

All of our dentistry courses are run from the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA).

The centre is an alliance between ​North Metropolitan TAFE, the University of Western Australia and Curtin University and is part of the University of WA site.

It provides state-of-the-art training equipment, facilities and expertise in the field of dentistry, giving our students hands-on experience in a modern simulated dental surgery setting.

Opening hours

Normal business hours

Monday to Friday          8:00am to 4:00pm

During the term break (holidays) our Client Services counters will be open
Monday to Friday         9:00am to 4:00pm

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Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)

Address

North Metropolitan TAFE - Nedlands
17 Monash Avenue
Nedlands WA 6009
Australia

Courses available at Nedlands

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
Half price^
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
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National ID: HLT45015
State ID: AYY9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Learn alongside dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians in training

This course will give you real industry experience in a modern dental care facility.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.

Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses are located in the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.

As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the Oral Health Care Centre of WA, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.

If you are a Dental Assistant currently working chairside in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying part-time, attending classes one day per week and incorporating workplace assessments. The part-time option is run each semester and interested applicants need not apply online, but can email an expression of interest to mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au 

Please note All continuous and part-time students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metropolitan TAFE campus.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT35115
State ID: AYY4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

Train alongside dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA

This course will prepare you to work as a laboratory assistant. You'll gain the skills to assist dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world, as a laboratory assistant helping dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. The skills that you develop in this course you can transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory.

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA. You will get to train in the same facility as dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT55118
State ID: BDQ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Dental Technology

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to prepare work for dental surgeries and produce dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

As a Dental Technician, you will be responsible for preparing work for dental surgeries and producing dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

Our dental technology qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

This qualification is an apprenticeship so you will need be employed as an apprentice in a Dental Laboratory and during the course you will have the opportunity to meet other apprentices when attending the Oral Health Centre TAFE facility for some theory sessions. We are located in the modern facility at the Oral Health Centre of WA in Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental laboratory assistants.

Diploma
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