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You'll need to meet the following requirements and answer application questions to successfully apply for this course. Please review the following information carefully.

To complete the course you must meet the completion requirements.

Course summary

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
TAFE Digital

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

Delivery Method of course delivery.


End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

12 months

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

  • That you are employed in the dental industry for at least 1 day per week to enrol in this qualification

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

  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT31812 or

  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT35015 or

  • Certificate III in Dental Assisting - HLT35021 or equivalent

  • Before your first day of class you must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test and achieve a score of 3 across learning, reading, writing and oral communication. You must also achieve a score of 2 for Numeracy and Digital Literacy.

  • This helps us to determine that your skills match the demands of the course, to direct you to an alternative study option or to provide you with the appropriate support for your success. Your teacher will let you know when this must be completed.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you:

  • Have prior experience working in the dental industry

  • Have a keen interest in oral health care

  • Are motivated to offer an advanced level of assistance in a fast-paced environment

Completion requirements

During your study, you'll need to meet specific requirements to complete your coursework. Your teacher will let you know when you need to provide evidence of:

  • A Working with Children Check

  • Vaccination and health screenings

  • Any additional evidence your work placement provider requires

Next steps

Confirm to continue

You will need to provide evidence for the Entry Requirements listed above.