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HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

National ID HLT45021 State ID BGW8

Gain the skills to pour models, make thermoformed appliances and take clinical photographs.

This course is ideal for qualified dental assistants who are looking to upskill, diversify, and be able to further assist the dentist within the dental practice.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

CampusesLeederville.

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Are you ready to advance your dental assisting career?

The Certificate IV in Dental Assisting is ideal for qualified dental assistants who are looking to upskill, diversify, and be able to further assist the dentist within the dental practice.

On successful completion of this course you'll gain specialist skills and knowledge to construct dental models, fabricate Thermoformed appliances and take clinical photographs. You'll also learn additional sterilisation techniques and gain increased insight into practice administrative processes.

North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental courses are delivered in our newly fitted out Dental department at our conveniently located Leederville campus.

Students will need to provide evidence of current employment, as there is a requirement for evidence of 250 workplace hours to be collected.

  • Fabricate dental models
  • Fabricate mouthguards, dental retainers and trays
  • Take clinical photographs
  • Gain additional sterilisation techniques
  • Assist in administrative processes
  • Maintain work health and safety and infection control processes

To make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you need to take into account the essential skills and attributes you must demonstrate to pass the course:

  • Interested in health care
  • Confident, reliable with strong work ethics
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Good organisational skills and ability to perform a variety of tasks at once
  • Able to work well within a team in a busy environment
  • Demonstrate patience and willingness to work with a diverse range of people

Follow the link to find further information to help you make an informed choice about the suitability of this course.

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Leederville
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $719.16
(Tuition fee* $434.16 + Resource fee $285.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $413.64
(Tuition fee* $128.64 + Resource fee $285.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have been applied to the Tuition Fee total displayed under Course Fees. Tuition Fee capping is not reflected in the fees displayed when looking at the cost per unit. Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types. They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students. Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

National ID Unit title
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
National ID Unit title
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTDEN027 Take a clinical photograph
HLTDET001 Construct models
HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock

Semester 2, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Leederville
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $719.16
(Tuition fee* $434.16 + Resource fee $285.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $413.64
(Tuition fee* $128.64 + Resource fee $285.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have been applied to the Tuition Fee total displayed under Course Fees. Tuition Fee capping is not reflected in the fees displayed when looking at the cost per unit. Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types. They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students. Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

National ID Unit title
HLTSTE003 Sterilise loads
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
National ID Unit title
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTDEN027 Take a clinical photograph
HLTDET001 Construct models
HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTSTE004 Manage sterile stock

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