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Course Info

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (General Anaesthesia and Conscious Sedation)

National Course Code: HLT45015

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (General Anaesthesia and Conscious Sedation) provides you with the advanced skills to become a dental assistant or surgical nurse. Develop your abilities in specialist areas and contribute to the quality of local oral health care.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Assist with oral health care procedures during both general anaesthesia and conscious sedation
  • Prepare and assist with oral health care procedures
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
  • Administer First Aid

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Good communication and people skills
  • A desire to help people
  • A keen interest in technical details
  • Problem solving skills
  • Dental assisting skills and experience

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Advanced skills and knowledge to open up career opportunities in the dental industry
  • An EPA licence if radiography units or a radiology specialisation are studied

Career opportunities:

  • Dental assistant
  • Dental nurse/surgical assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Dental Technology
  • Diploma of Practice Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed

This course is superseded

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