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In the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography), you will gain the skills to capture and process both intra- and extra-oral dental x-rays and learn to take dental impressions. Additionally, you'll have the chance to delve into the world of clinical photography for dental purposes.

By successfully completing the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography), dental assistants will acquire the skills to provide advanced chair-side support to dental professionals in various private and public dental health practices.

This comprehensive program offers a unique blend of in class learning experience in our state-of-the-art Dental Simulation Laboratory, with workplace consolidation of skills. We have specifically selected hands-on units that will be relevant and useful in a dental clinic. This will be beneficial to practitioners in upskilling dental assistants with these specific skills.

By combining real-world practice with formal instruction, you will have the opportunity to immediately apply what you've learned, enhancing your professional abilities and industry knowledge along the way.

This higher certification empowers graduates to become key members of dental health teams, making significant contributions to patient care. With their newfound expertise, they will be adept at capturing both intra- and extra-oral radiographs, enhancing diagnostic capabilities and supporting overall dental health.

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Part Time, 6 months.
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Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.