C4385 - Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

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RMIT program code: C4385
Plan name: Certificate IV in Dental Assisting
Plan code: C4385
National Program Code: HLT45015
Campus: City Campus
Full-Time Duration: 1 year
Minimum Nominal Hours: 490

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

This qualification requires the completion of the following:

  C4385 Courses
 

10 core units, 3 electives from group A, and 1 elective from group D

You must have successfully completed a Certificate III in Dental Assisting to be able to commence in this program. Please note that not all units will be delivered as you will be likely to receive credit or recogintion of prior learning based on your previous studies in the Certificate III Dental Assisting. 

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C4385 Courses

If you are commencing your studies in semester 1 2018, you are required to select classes with a DR02 section code.

Any additional classes you may require will be based on an academic assessment of your eligibility for exemption from classes via Credit Transfer

You may contact the Program Coordinator if you require any academic advice or program information.

 

C4385 Core Units - Select ALL Ten (10) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)30YesEMPL7091CCity Campus1855 (FT18)
2504 (AH19)
2959 (FT1A)
2960 (FT1B)
4076 (RRPL)
1916 (AH20)
Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)40YesEMPL7092CCity Campus2425 (C18A)
2426 (C18B)
2459 (D17F)
2475 (D18F)
2505 (AH19)
2963 (FT1A)
2964 (FT1B)
4077 (RRPL)
1526 (FT18)
1879 (C18M)
1917 (AH20)
Provide first aid (HLTAID003)18YesOHTH5899CCity Campus2480 (D18F)
2482 (D18B)
4078 (RRPL)
2389 (FT1A)
2390 (FT1B)
Prepare for and assist with oral health care procedures (HLTDEN001)300YesDENT5843CCity Campus4079 (RRPL)
Assist with dental radiography (HLTDEN002)50YesDENT5844CCity Campus4080 (RRPL)
Assist with administration in dental practice (HLTDEN003)40YesOFFC5318CCity Campus4081 (RRPL)
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)25YesOHTH5930CCity Campus2437 (C18A)
2438 (C18B)
2949 (FT1A)
2950 (FT1B)
4082 (RROL)
1894 (C18M)
Process reusable medical devices and equipment (HLTINF002)30YesNURS5366CCity Campus2884 (PT16)
4083 (RRPL)
Maintain work health and safety (HLTWHS003)40YesOHTH5950CCity Campus2955 (FT1A)
2956 (FT1B)
4069 (DR02)
Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF003)60YesOHTH5951CCity Campus4070 (DR02)
AND

C4385 Group A Elective Units - Select ALL Three (3) Courses

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Apply the principles of radiation biology and protection in dental practice (HLTDEN007)120YesDENT5858CCity Campus4071 (DR02)
Prepare to expose a prescribed dental radiographic image (HLTDEN008)90YesDENT5859CCity Campus4072 (DR02)
Produce a prescribed dental radiographic image (HLTDEN009)130YesDENT5860CCity Campus4073 (DR02)
AND

C4385 Group D Elective Units - Select One (1) Course

Course Title

Nominal Hours

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Take a clinical photograph (HLTDEN014)50YesDENT5857CCity Campus2888 (PT15)3173 (DR02)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Sue Fatone

Program Coordinator

Emaill: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au

Phone: 03 9341 1406

Building 154, Level 3 (Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital)

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

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Enrolment

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*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

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