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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification reflects the requirements for the specialisation Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Radiography).
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 250 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Jurisdictional legislative radiation licensing requirements may apply to candidates who undertake Group A electives for Radiography specialisation. If Radiography units or a Radiology specialisation is not selected,no licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental therapist, or oral health therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. This qualification reflects the requirements for the specialisation Certificate IV in Dental Assisting Radiography. Jurisdictional legislative radiography licencing requirements apply to the candidates who undertake the radiography electives. These may differ from State to State. To achieve this qualification the canditate must have completed at least 250 hours of work as a dental assistant, as detailed in the assessment requirements of the units of competency. You will be required to complete course study sessions, attend a 2 day practical training sesion and a practical workplace logbook.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.
You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 601. For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information
Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.
Complete the registration process, answer all questions and contact the dental section to discuss your eligibilty for these electives.
|HLTDEN001||Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures|
|HLTDEN002||Assist with dental radiography|
|HLTDEN003||Assist with administration in dental practice|
|HLTINF002||Process reusable medical devices and equipment|
|HLTINF003||Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS003||Maintain work health and safety|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|BSBRSK401||Identify risk and apply risk management processes|
|HLTDEN007||Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice|
|HLTDEN008||Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image|
|HLTDEN009||Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image|
|HLTDEN014||Take a clinical photograph|
|HLTDEN013||Allocate treatment appointments according to priority|
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