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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.

Your Questions Answered

What are my career path and progression options after Dental Assisting?

Being a qualified dental assistant can lead to many opportunities within the health industry. Here are some of the career path options:

  • Senior Dental Assistant
  • Specialist Dental Assistant
  • Clinic Co-ordinator
  • Clinic HR
  • Practice Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Dentistry retail sales industry
  • Trainer
  • Forensics
  • Volunteer to impoverished countries
  • Future education to become a trainer or assessor
  • Therapist
  • Dentist
  • Academic researcher

I want to be a dentist but my grades aren’t good enough. What can I do?

Great news!  Your grades at high school don’t matter when pursuing a career as a dental assistant.  As long as you can read, write and communicate effectively there is no barrier to entering the industry as a dental assistant.

I have done some components of the course, can I get a discount?

The fee for service and RPL pricing is discounted for the qualification as a whole program. No further reductions in price are applicable.
For funded students, the student contribution fee will only be adjusted if acceptable evidence of your eligibility for credit transfers is provided.

Can I use Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) to skip sections?

Yes, recognition for prior learning is available. Please speak to one of our friendly representatives to check eligibility.

How much does it cost?

If you have no previous experience as a dental assistant and wish to undertake the course on a Fee for Service basis, we offer the Certificate III for $4895. This includes your learning resources, your assessor visits and support.

It is advisable to seek employment with a Dental practice in order to gain the practical skills in the work environment. Alternatively, Students may now undertake HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting with which allows for subsidised fees under the User Choice program within Queensland. Eligible trainees must be employed in the industry in order to complete the qualification.

AADA College is proud to be a Skills Assure Provider (SAS).

Subsidised fee: $1,020.80
Concessional Fee $408.32

For full course fees and requirements CLICK HERE

Currently working within the Industry and have not completed your Certificate III in Dental Assisting?

Do you have 12 months experience in the Dental Industry?

You may be eligible to complete the Certificate III in Dental Assisting qualification  as part of our ‘Formalise your Skills’ program for $2450 – Click the link below

Formalise Your Skills

How do I access the Student Handbook and other AADA College documents?

These documents are available by clicking HERE

Are you looking for more job satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment in your job? Dental Assisting is a rewarding and highly sought after role when you study with AADA College.

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