The Australian Academy of Dental Assisting (AADA) creates opportunities for people who are seeking to build a career filled with dignity, meaning, passion and purpose as a dental assistant, but have no previous experience in the industry.
Being a Dental Assistant ….
Is a challenging and rewarding career of people who are passionate about Dentistry and offers the opportunity to be a vital part of a team delivering quality health care to people from all walks of life.
Our Dental Assisting course is competency based and will teach you everything you need to know to become a qualified Dental Assistant. You will have the knowledge and the skills to go straight into a DA role anywhere within the country and commence with confidence on day one.
|Competencies and Training Mode – Structured Training||Core/Elective|
|Stage 1 Month 1 – 5|
|HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||Core|
|HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment||Core|
|HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people||Core|
|Stage 2 Month 6 – 10|
|HLTDEN015 Prepare for and assist with dental procedures||Core|
|HLTDEN016 Assist with dental radiography||Core|
|HLTSTE003 Sterilise Loads||Elective|
|Stage 3 Month 11 – 12|
|HLTAID011 Provide First Aid||Elective|
|HLTDEN017 Assist with administration in dental practice||Core|
(table above based on 12 month duration)
Australian Academy of Dental Assisting learning resources meet the standard of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and are drafted from the endorsed resources of the Health Training Package, which are listed on the following website http://www.training.gov.au that being the National Register, for the National Training System.