The course provides an opportunity to interact with and learn from very successful, highly qualified and experienced professionals. It also assists you in pursuing a stable and secure career as a dental assistant. Students will complete the following units:
1 Introduction to the Dental Profession
2 Prevention and Nutrition
3 Oral Health and Preventative Techniques
4 Occupations Health and Safety Administration
5 Preparation for Patient Care
6 Dental Charting
8 Emergency Management
9 Clinical Dental Procedures
10 Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field
11 Basic Chair side Instruments and Tray Systems
12 Anesthetic and Sedation
13 Dental Radiography and Equipment
14 Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs
15 Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
16 Restorative Materials and Dental Dam
17 Laboratory Materials and Techniques
18 Dental Practice and Office Management
19 Employment Skills
How Will You Benefit?
Learn the inside secrets of how to become a dental assistant professional in months not years!
Study a dental assistant course that was designed in conjunction with senior members of the profession
Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money traveling to classes
Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
Think of it as more then just a job or a way of earning an income. See it as contributing and making a very real difference to people’s health.
Taking care of our oral health is an utmost priority and is an important part of everyone’s daily hygiene regimen. People will always invest in yearly or semi-annual visits to their dentists, as well as consultations for more aesthetic purposes, such as cleaning, veneering, and other procedures.
Having a formal training in dental assisting will help demonstrate to potential employers that you are a suitable candidate as you already posses valuable knowledge and skills. It will show that you have taken the time to invest in training. Ultimately it will assist in setting yourself apart from others and distinguishing why you should be chosen for the role you are applying for.
The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the two levels below:
Certificate: represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.
Diploma: qualifications recognize the graduate’s capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organizing others in the workplace.
The average time within which students complete studies is:
• Certificate Level – 14 weeks,
• Diploma Level – 24 weeks.
IUC courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.
• Completing your course with IUC is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
• The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.
Study Mode : Distance Learning
This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies and not be locked into a timetable.
Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle.
Enrolments statistics a IUC reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience :
•Individuals looking to start a business or change career18%
•Individuals already in the job seek a promotion 30%
•Government, business & industry employers 32%
•Military personal 10%
• Home mothers 10%
What will you get?
All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:
• All required study materials and course notes
• Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
• Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions
• Student ID card giving student’s access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas!
On successful completion of the course you will receive:
• A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion.
• Transcripts indicating units completed
• Job search assistance