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 Control||Core|
|HLTINFOO2 Process reusable medical devices||Core|
|HLTWHS001 Participate in Work, Health & Safety||Core|
|CHCCOM005 Communicate, work in Health||Core|
|CHCDIV001 Work with Diverse People||Core|
|Stage 2 Month 5 – 9|
|HLTDEN001 Assist with Oral Health Procedures||Core|
|HLTDEN002 assist with Dental Radiography||Core|
|HLTDEN003 Assist with Dental Administration||Core|
|Stage 3 Month 9 – 12|
|HLTOHC003 Apply & Manage use of Basic oral health products||Elective|
|HLTOHC004 Provide or assist with oral hygiene||Elective|
|First Aid Month 1 – 9|
|HLTDAID003 Provide First Aid
(Must be completed prior to commencement of Stage 3)
(table above based on 12 month duration)
Our 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.
Proof of competency in the unit HLTAID003 Provide first aid must be provided to AADA, prior to completion of the above program, in order to receive the Certificate III in Dental Assisting. Participants are advised to undertake this unit independently during the course of the program.