Dental Assistants Association Qld Inc

Education

Dental Assisting is a complex and demanding profession that requires a high level of skill and knowledge.

DAA Qld Inc. can provide you opportunities to gain greater professional recognition with continuing educaton selected to optimise your career and performance.

In response to the increased demand for trained personnel, DAA Qld Inc. plays an active role in supporting Registered Training Organisations in the delivery of training for Dental Assistants. The DAA Qld Inc. is involved in the development and review of educational material used in Dental Assistant training.



Formal Qualifications

The following courses are available for Dental Assistants in Queensland:

Certificate III in Dental Assisting:
Traineeship for persons new to the dental industry*
Certificate III in Dental Assisting:
for persons working in the dental industry*#^
Certificate III in Dental Assisting:
6 month full time course*#
Certificate III in Dental Assisting:
Recognition of Prior Learning/Recognition of Current Competencies/Credit Transfers*#^
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography)#
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting ( Extended Duties)*
Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
(Oral Health Promotion)*
Certificate IV in Professional Practice Management#
Certificate III in Health Service Assistance
(Sterilisation Services)*
Instrument Processing and Infection Control*
Infection Control and WHS Upgrade*

For course information:

* Southbank Institute of Technology
P: (07) 3244 6261
KarenP.Jones@southbank.edu.au

# Australian Dental Association Qld Training
P: (07) 3252 9866
training@adaq.com.au

^ Sunshine Coast TafeP: (075) 457 1153 or 0400 788 393belinda.macphail@tafe.qld.gov.au