TAFE Digital
TAFE Digital

Certificate III in Dental Assisting


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Enrol anytime.

  • Formalise your skills in a growing industry with this Certificate III in Dental Assisting (HLT35015)
  • Get hands-on experience through practical assessments
  • Study online when & where it suits you

Please note, you may be eligible for a government subsidy if you live or work in NSW only.

Course details

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Enrol anytime.
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TAFE Digital (RTO 90004)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
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Certificate III in Dental Assisting

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What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Preparing, maintaining, and using dental instruments and materials
  • Performing dental office procedures and abiding by legal requirements
  • Processing resuable medical devices
  • Infection control
  • Assisting with dental radiography

Course content

11 units

  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTDEN001 - Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures
  • HLTDEN002 - Assist with dental radiography
  • HLTDEN003 - Assist with administration in dental practice
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTINF002 - Process reusable medical devices and equipment
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBFLM303 - Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology

*First aid requirement:
This course requires you to complete a first aid course. You will need to organise to complete this training through an agency such as St Johns Ambulance or Australian Red Cross.


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Qualification

Support and delivery

When you study online with TAFE Digital, you can:

  • Study from anywhere, when it suits you best.
  • Graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Get comprehensive support from teachers via phone and email.
  • Access course materials online.
  • Interact with teachers and fellow students via platforms like virtual classrooms, forums and video calls.

TAFE Digital'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.

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