Dental Assistant

Certificate in Basic Dental Assisting


This is the introductory course to Dental assisting. This course will cover from basic communication to handling different dental procedures. In any dental treatment Dental Assistants play a vital role as most of the dental procedures are 4-handed procedures. This 2-day course focus on giving practical knowledge on dentistry which will be useful in clinical work. Eligible student will be offered an employment opportunity with Q & M Dental Group upon completion of course.

Course Details

Eligible for SkillsFuture credit claim

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The course will cover 6 subjects/modules as follows:

1. Dental Administration and Communication
2. Dental Charting and Chair side assisting
3. Dental Radiology, Basic pharmacology
4. Scaling & Polishing
5. Fillings
6. Extraction


Average teacher-student ratio: 1 : 20 (for lecture), 1 : 4 (for clinical supervision)


After each module, students will be assessed on both their theoretical knowledge and practical expertise (where applicable).


The assessment is in the form of:

  1. Written and practical
Course Available Period
14 hours (2 full days)
Course Fees