HLT45021

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography)

Want more course info?

Enquire Now
Enquire Now
Foundation Education
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education

  • Qualification

    Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

    Anytime – start today!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Dental Assistant | Dental Therapy Assistant | Dental Sterilisation Nurse | Dental Radiographer

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

Enquire Now
  • In a Nutshell

    The HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography), will provide you with the essential skills and knowledge you need to become a Dental Radiographer and assist Dentists undertaking dental procedures. You will learn specialist radiation biology and protection skills to take clinical photographs and prepare and produce a prescribed dental radiographic image, as well as being able to interpret and apply medical terminology. You will graduate with job ready skills that will allow you to work in a range of sectors, including dental, oral surgery, orthodontics and community health clinics.

    Dental Assistants are imperative to all aspects of a dental practice, as they ensure that high standards of quality patient care are met. If you're looking for flexible working hours, Dental Assisting is a great option, as many practices offer casual and part-time work.

    Work Placement

    There are no mandatory workplace hours to complete this qualification. However, students must have access to a dental practice, equipment for sterilisation, imaging equipment and a qualified supervisor i.e. a person who holds Certificate IV in Dental Assisting or a higher relevant qualification to complete their course.

     

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Education
    Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have achieved:

    • HLT31812 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or

    • HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or

    • HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting or equivalent.

    Minimum Age
    Students under the age of 18 years require the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification.

    Work Placement Requirements
    There are no mandatory workplace hours to complete this qualification. However, Students must have access to a dental practice, equipment for sterilisation, imaging equipment and a qualified supervisor i.e. a person who holds Certificate IV in Dental Assisting or a higher relevant qualification to complete their course

    Residency Status
    You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

    Computer Requirements

    In order to complete the on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

    Computer:      Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points

    Internet:        High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic

    Windows :     Operating system – Windows 8 or above

    Internet Browser – Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

    MAC :            Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later

    Software:       PDF Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download)

  • Subject Breakdown

    In this dental assisting course, the subjects you may study include:

    • HLTSTE003 - Sterilise loads
    • HLTWHS003 - Maintain work health and safety
    • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    • HLTDEN0027 - Take a clinical photograph
    • HLTDEN021 - Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice
    • HLTDEN022 - Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image
    • HLTDEN023 - Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image
    • HLTDET001 - Construct models
  • Why Foundation Education?

    Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit our students’ lifestyle. Since 1999, we’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drives the quality of graduates across each industry, with our partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT). With more than 30 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
    Flexible Online Study – Courses that don’t require a practical placement are delivered 100% online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or completing your study in as little as six months.
    Dedicated Student Support – Our industry experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation. You can use them as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone.
    Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
    Foundation Education RTO# 22557

    Foundation Education provides a dedicated student support team throughout your studies. Whether it is access to experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors or general Support Officers, we will support you from enrolment right through to graduation. You can use our team as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone at no extra cost.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited HLT45021 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography) from Foundation Education.

    You will be qualified to apply for position of Dental Radiographer, or assisting a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist with health care procedures and administrative duties. Your specialisation in dental radiography will make you a valuable employee with sought-after skills.

    This nationally recognised qualification provides the knowledge, skills and experience required to provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners in a clinical environment. With specialisation in dental radiography, you'll also finish this course with the ability to apply for a radiation licence (applicable to your state), increasing your employability in the industry.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career as a dental assistant could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Dental Assistant, Dental Nurse.

  • Let's talk price

    Foundation Education offers flexible payment options to suit your budget and lifestyle. Please contact us for more information.

     

Keen to Find Out More?

Fill out this form and a Study Consultant from Foundation Education will get back to you.

Title

First Name

Last Name

Email

Mobile Number

State/Territory

Country of Residence

What is the reason for your enquiry?

Cost of the course Length of the course Location Study mode Career outcomes Start Dates Reputation of the provider Course financing options Other (please specify)

When would you like to start?

Click to read our privacy policy
Bot image

Hey, Look over here!

Hey There!

We offer a few quick ways to connect with us right now.

Call us now
Call us now
Enquire Now
Enquire Now
Reset