Course Title: Assist with dental radiography

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3407 Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Course Title: Assist with dental radiography

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 35

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Flexible Terms

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2023 (All)


City Campus


535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2024 (All)

Course Contact: Sandra Torbica

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 0311

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will learn skills and gain knowledge required to prepare patients for dental radiography. You will also learn how to process and mount conventional dental radiographs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEN016 Assist with dental radiography


1. Prepare for dental radiography.

2. Process and mount dental radiographs for viewing.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations, and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written tasks. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.