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HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting

18 months
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HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting at Open Colleges is based around a fictional dental clinic which gives context to everything you learn.


As you work your way through the course, you’ll be introduced to the clinic’s employees and clients and immersed in a range of scenarios that regularly arise in real work settings.

HLT35015 Certificate III in Dental Assisting at Open Colleges is superseded by HLT35021 Certificate III in Dental Assisting.  For now, you may still enrol in this course, and we will transition you to the new course at no additional cost once it is available. We’ll be in touch closer to our launch date to give you more information about what this means for you. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions, as our friendly Enrolment Consultants are always happy to help.

Potential career outcomes

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist Assistant
  • Dental Laboratory Assistant
  • Dental Prosthetist Assistant
  • Dental Receptionist

Programme Structure

What do you learn in this course

Your studies will train you to maintain and store instruments, equipment materials and medications, as well as how to communicate with dental professionals and patients within a health setting. You will also learn how to help with practice administrative duties like maintaining client records and organising appointments.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

You can enroll in the majority of our courses, and start studying, anytime you like. There's no need to wait for a certain date or a new semester to start.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • No interaction at all

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

  • You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Technological requirements

You will need access to a computer and the internet and have basic computing skills.

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