Certificate in Dental Assistant




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Course Outline
Become a Dental Assistant. The course provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. It also assists you in pursuing a stable and secure career as a dental assistant. Students will complete the following units:
Introduction to the Dental Profession
Prevention and Nutrition
Oral Health and Preventative Techniques
Occupations Health and Safety Administration
Preparation for Patient Care
Dental Charting
Emergency Management
Clinical Dental Procedures
Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field
Basic Chair side Instruments and Tray Systems
Anaesthetic and Sedation
Dental Radiography and Equipment
Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs
Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Restorative Materials and Dental Dam
Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Dental Practice and Office Management
Employment Skills
Career Prospects
Think of it as more than just a job or a way of earning an income. See it as contributing and making a very real difference to people is health. A Dental Assisting career will be all about saving smiles for a bright future.
Taking care of our oral health is an utmost priority and is an important part of everyone is daily hygiene regimen. People will always invest in yearly or semi-annual visits to their dentists, as well as consultations for more aesthetic purposes, such as cleaning, veneering, and other procedures. And while dentists are in the forefront of dental work, they are always in need of reliable dental assistants to assist in this important work.
Dental operators are essentially the dentist is extra hands . They let the dentist/dental operator provide more efficient dental treatment by sterilizing and handling their instruments, passing instruments during the procedure, exposing dental radiographs, taking impressions, and fabricating provisional crowns. Dental operators can focus more time on the procedure; the dental assistant then effectively becomes the operator is extra hands. Dentists rely heavily on the invaluable assistance Dental Assistants provide.
Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you ill never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.
Recognition & Accreditation
This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very hands on approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the theory behind the industry - they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Health and Fitness

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

International students also have the following other English language requirements: a minimum 600 on TOEFL (paper-based).

Entry Requirement For International Student

There are no previous work or education requirements for entry into course level.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Online/Distance (24 weeks)

AUD $1,611 for the entire course; AUD $49 per week (Weekly Installment Plan)

Scheduled dates throughout the year

Colleges of Arts and Sciences, College of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology University of Hawaii, 2424 Maile Way Saunders Hall 346, HONOLULU, Hawaii, 96822, United States