Compare institutions offeringCertificate III in Dental Assisting

The certificate provides you with the skills to assist dentists and other practitioners during oral health care procedures.
in Australia
9 institutions:

Foundation EducationFEATURED

Foundation Education helps you graduate job-ready with a range of career preparation tools and services.


Study modeOnline
Study duration12 months self-paced

Box Hill InstituteFEATURED

With Box Hill's state-of-the-art training facilities, you'll build real-world skills so you can graduate ready to step into a job.


Study modeOnline, On-campus
Study duration12 months full-time

RMIT University


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration1 year full-time

Holmesglen Institute


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration1 year full-time

Chisholm Institute


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration9 months full-time
These institutions all deliver equivalent outcomes
This nationally accredited qualification meets the same educational standards regardless of which institution you choose to study with. Institutions may deliver their course content differently, but the outcomes are equivalent and recognised Australia wide.

Possible career outcomes

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Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Dental Assistant
$60k1,128
Dental Receptionist
$60k1,186
Practice Manager
$80k1,199
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Level up
A Certificate III prepares you for skilled work. You’ll build a broad range of skills and theoretical knowledge to undertake routine and non-routine tasks.
Curriculum
Course curriculum is developed by industry, so you’ll build relevant, practical skills that are valued by employers.
Study option
Qualifications don’t have to be completed in sequential order. You can start your study journey at the qualification level that suits your career goals and previous experience.

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