Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
Course Code: HLT45021 | CRICOS Code: 108255B

Faculty

Health Services

Delivery Mode

BLENDED AND IN HOUSE SIMULATION

Duration

24 Weeks

Course Description
COURSE CODE : HLT45021 | CRICOS CODE : 108255B

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners which contributes to the quality of oral health care.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

Dental radiography work must only be performed by a person with a radiation user licence granted by the relevant State /Territory regulatory authority under legislation.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

MODE OF STUDY

BLENDED AND IN HOUSE SIMULATIONS

COURSE DELIVERY LOCATION

Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000.

Course Fee/Duration
FEE

Course Duration: 24 weeks

Course Fee: AUD $12,850 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)

Note: Fees are subject to changes

Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have achieved:

  • HLT31812 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or
  • HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent.

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at diploma level; this can be demonstrated via any of the following:

  • 18 years or older upon application
  • All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enrol for this qualification

For international students, KFI accepts following proof of a level of English proficiency:

  • IELTS Overall 5.5 band (no band below 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based) 69-79 with no band less than 14
  • TOEFL Paper 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)
  • TOEFL CBT (Combuted-based) 193 (with a min.TWE 3.5)
  • PTE Academic 46 with no communicative skill score less than 40

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

This qualification requires the successful completion of 8 units of competency, including: 2 core units and 6 electives

Core Units – 2
HLTSTE003Sterilise loads
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
Elective Units – 4
HLTDET001Construct models
HLTDET002Construct custom impression trays
HLTDET003Construct registration rims
HLTDET005Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
  
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course would be of a Dental Assistant position.

  • * Completion of an KFI qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

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