1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 6391 DENTAL ASSISTANTS

DENTAL ASSISTANTS prepare patients for dental examination and assist dentists in providing care and treatment.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least one years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • receiving and preparing patients
  • arranging and handing instruments and dental requisites to dentists
  • preparing dental materials and processing X-rays
  • using suction devices and water sprays
  • performing routine maintenance on equipment

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              6391-11 Dental Assistant

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