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Learn the theory and practical elements of being a dental assistant

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills needed to assist a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist during all health care procedures. You will learn how to help maintain high standards of infection control and to assist with practice administration.

Chisholm offers flexible training options for students.

No industry experience: Attend three days per week at Frankston campus. You are required to source 250 hours of work placement at a dental practice in order to complete this qualification.

Traineeship: Delivery can be provided in your own workplace. Chisholm offer this option throughout Melbourne and some regional areas within Victoria. Please contact the department to find out more!

Full time: Three days per week
Trainees: One evening per week at Frankston campus

Course code
On campus
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 9 months.
Start dates
28 Jan (Frankston FULL), April (for trainees only) and 13 July.