Compare institutions offeringCertificate IV in Dental Assisting

Gain the skills to provide an advanced level of assistance to dentists, dental hygienists and other oral health professionals with this certificate.

in Australia
3 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

Study modeOn-campus
Study duration12 months part-time

South Regional TAFE


Study modeOn-campus
Study duration12 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 Hygienist
$100k326
Practice Manager
$80k1,199
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Level up
A Certificate IV provides you with specialised skills and knowledge. You’ll be able to provide advice and use your knowledge to deal with predictable and unpredictable problems.
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.

Other Dental Studies qualifications

The most suitable qualification for you can depend on your level of experience and education.

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

The certificate provides you with the skills to assist dentists and other practitioners during oral health care procedures.
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Bachelor of Oral Health

This qualification provides broad dentistry skills and knowledge to prepare for a career as a Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist.

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Bachelor of Dental Surgery

This qualification will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge needed for a career as a Dentist.

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