Health and Aged Care

HLT45015 Certificate IV In Dental Assisting

HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting is for people who are currently employed in the dental industry and is only available for people who are currently employed as dental assistants and are able to work under their employer’s radiation license.

Career Opportunities

  • Dental Assistant

Learning Options

This course is delivered in the workplace & some off the job workshops

Workshops provided for:

  • First Aid
  • Radiography Specialisation
  • Provide or assist with oral hygiene

Tutorials are also offered to assist with learning.

You will be provided with printed learning materials and access to dental assistant online learning resources.

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Written assignments
  • Questions
  • Online quizzes
  • Case studies
  • Observations on the job
  • Portfolio of evidence

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to the TasTAFE recognition of prior learning page.

Fees and Payments

For fee and payment information relating to TasTAFE qualifications, please refer to  the TasTAFE fees and payment page.

  • Course Fee:  $2995.00
  • Learner workbooks:  $726.00 (full workbook pack may not be required if completed a HLT35015)

Essential Requirements

  • Learners must be working as Dental Assistants
  • Must be working or able to work under their employers radiation license
  • Must have access to radiography equipment and supervision in their own workplace
  • Must be able to produce a range of x-rays to be submitted for assessment -under supervision of a suitably qualified person

Suitability

HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting is for people who are currently employed in the dental industry

We recommend prior completion of HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting and a range of experience working as a Dental Assistant

Learners must meet the essential requirements listed above.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here the Student Services support page.

Outcome

HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting – Radiography Specialisation

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a HLT45015 Certificate IV in Dental Assisting – Radiography Specialisation

14 units must be completed,10 core and 4 electives

Electives are selected based on industry and/or employer consultation

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