Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
250 hours in total
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
TAFE NSW - OTEN - Open Training and Education Network (RTO 90004) is the largest online TAFE provider in Australia.
You can study OTEN’s accredited online TAFE courses at your own pace, and start anytime.
OTEN’s flexible courses are developed in consultation with relevant industry groups – to ensure you build the skills that are valued by employers.
Many OTEN courses are VET FEE-HELP approved so you can study now and pay later.
TAFE NSW - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004) trading as Open Training & Education Network
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Course price $3,995
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This course includes 250 hours of professional work placement at an approved dental health care practice. You will need to arrange your own work placement.
The industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for a dental assistant to assist the operator by managing appointments to suit the patient and the organisation, recording and reconciling payments, and maintaining patient records.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for a dental assistant to prepare patients for dental radiography. It also describes the skills and knowledge to process and mount conventional dental radiographs.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to gather information and maintain effective relationships and networks, with particular regard to communication and representation.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required for a dental assistant to assist the operator by preparing the dental surgery including preparing necessary equipment, instruments and materials for oral health care procedures, and to assist the operator during the delivery of these procedures.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to clean, sterilise and package reusable medical devices and equipment.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and use computer software and organise electronic information and data.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
NOTE: The unit HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid must be completed in a face-to-face environment and students are required to arrange to undertake this unit with a local training organisation. Students are responsible for arranging and paying for completion of this unit.
This unit can be completed at any time during the course but must be obtained prior to course completion to receive the qualification.
First aid requirement:
This course requires you to complete a first aid course. This is not available through OTEN so you will need to organise to complete this training through an agency such as St Johns Ambulance or Australian Red Cross.
When you study online with OTEN, you can:
OTEN's online courses can also be referred to as distance education. Some hard-copy course materials and assessments may be accessed or submitted via post.
There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:
Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.
This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.
After 12 months, you will be charged an interest rate of 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be repaid.
Most working Australian adults are eligible. See Am I Eligible? for details.
A SEEK Learning consultant can help you set up this payment plan. There is a $99 annual fee. Terms and conditions apply.
You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.