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    Get skilled and qualified with a Certificate III in Dental Assisting with our hands on course and online modules. Work with real dental professionals on real patients and learn to make a real difference.

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The Australian Academy of Dental Assisting creates opportunities for people who are seeking to build a career filled with dignity, meaning, passion and purpose as a dental assistant, but have no previous experience in the industry.

The Australian Academy of Dental Assisting provides real training in real dental practices on real patients providing you with real skills and experiences so you can make a real difference.

Our Dental Assisting course is competency based and will teach you everything you need to know to become a qualified Dental Assistant.  You will have the knowledge and the skills to go straight into a DA role anywhere within the country and commence with confidence on day one.

You can expect to receive the following training:

  • 2.5 days orientation at one of our primary dental partners.
  • 1-2 days per week online study.
  • 3 days per week placement in a dental practice.
  • 1-3 visits by assessors at various stages throughout the course to verify competency.

Within the online study, you can expect:

  • Learner guides
  • Evidence portfolio for the learner
  • Assessor portfolio for the workplace assessor
  • Online assessments

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Enrolling in a nationally recognised Certificate in Dental Assisting allows you to gain the skills required to enter the industry.

Course Outline:

Competencies and Training Mode – Structured Training Core/Elective
Stage 1 Month 1 – 5
HLTINF001 Comply with Infection Control Core
HLTINFOO2 Process reusable medical devices Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in Work, Health & Safety Core
CHCCOM005 Communicate, work in Health Core
CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People Core
Stage 2 Month 5 – 9
HLTDEN001 Assist with Oral Health Procedures Core
HLTDEN002 assist with Dental Radiography Core
HLTDEN003 Assist with Dental Administration Core
Stage 3 Month 9 – 12              
HLTOHC003 Apply & Manage use of Basic oral health products Elective
HLTOHC004 Provide or assist with oral hygiene Elective
First Aid   Month 1 – 9 
HLTDAID003 Provide First Aid
(Must be completed prior to commencement of Stage 3)

(table above based on 12 month duration)

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Our learning resources meet the standard of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and are drafted  from the endorsed resources of the Health Training Package, which are listed on the following website that being the National Register, for the National Training System.

*Please note:

Proof of competency in the unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid must be provided to AADA, prior to completion of the above program,  in order to receive the Certificate III in Dental Assisting.  Participants are advised to undertake this unit independently during the course of the program.

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