As a student of the Certificate IV in Dental Assisting, you'll build hands-on skills at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital in Carlton under the supervision of licensed dental professionals.
You'll learn through a combination of face-to-face classes, lectures, and practical work placements.
To help build your professional capabilities, you'll study in dental simulation clinics, and work with industry professionals to offer advice and education to members of the community.
This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to the dentists, specialists, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist, oral health care therapist and dental hygienists during oral health care procedures to help maintain high standards of infection control, assist with the oral health education of patient in the dental sector.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.