Product Description

nationally recognised trainingNationally Recognised Qualification

HLT35021 – Certificate III in Dental Assisting is delivered by Health Courses Australia with RTO Code 32412 

Course Outline:

Dental Assistants are highly sought after and enjoy a great pay rate. This Nationally Recognised qualification provides students with skills and knowledge required to work as a Dental Assistant in a Dentist’s Practice.

We provide the students with their mandatory work placement in a dental surgery through our alliance with few highly successful dental surgeries in Gold Coast. Assistance is provided to find placement if you are in other parts of Australia. The placement is 10 weeks full time. During the placement you will be doing all your practical tasks for the course as well as complete the mandatory 350 hours of placement for the unit HLTDEN015.

The course is done completely via distance other than the Work Place observation. Work place observation is a mandatory requirement for the course.

Enrol Now and Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enter into the field of dentistry

This is a Nationally Recognised Qualification recognised by the Australian Government so it is recognised anywhere in Australia and by all government bodies.

The below Units must be completed successfully for the award of the Certificate.

HLTDEN016        Assist with dental radiography

HLTINF002          Process reusable medical devices and equipment

HLTDEN015        Prepare for and assist with dental procedures

HLTDEN017        Assist with administration in dental practice

HLTINF006        Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

CHCDIV001         Work with diverse people

CHCCOM005      Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTWHS001        Participate in workplace health and safety

HLTDEN030        Assist the dental practitioner during medical emergencies in a

dental setting

HLTDEN028        Provide effective oral hygiene instruction to patients with an oral health treatment plan


Course Outcome: Each unit can also be individually completed

Students who complete this qualification can work as Dental assistants with the potential of progressing to dental practice managers. This is a highly sought after industry where there is a high demand for qualified dental assistants as every dentist requires an assistant to be able to do their job efficiently. The pay rate is also excellent especially in remote or rural areas.

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Pathways and Credits:

This course has the scope to receive some credits towards the Bachelor of Health Sciences, if interested in this please contact us before enrolment so we can advise accordingly.

Career Options:

Successful completion of the course will enable you to work as:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Nurse
  • Dental Administrator
  • Dentist Practice Manager

Course Duration:

1200 Hours

Entry Requirements:

There are no pre-requisites for the HLT35021 – Certificate III in Dental Assisting, However the ability to read, comprehend, discuss and analyse printed information in English and to write statements, solve basic problems and work effectively with clients, colleagues and supervisors are essential skills required to fulfil the work role.

How to apply to enrol:

  1. Enrol online by clicking the enrol now button
  2. Click on Enquire now and send an enquiry and request for an enrolment form to fill and send
  3. Call us on 07 5689 1500 to enrol on the phone.
  4. Monthly and Weekly payment plans available. Study from $50 a week.
  5. To Enrol in the Weekly Payment Plan Online Please Click Here

Un-sure? Have questions? Speak to our friendly course counsellor! call us on 07 5689 1500 or email us with the Enquire now Link. We are here to help!

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Pay only $600 with Funding- Certificate III in Dental Assisting Funded Program. This Program is only available for QLD Residents