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Qualification: Dental assistant (no legal status)

Dental assistant (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, performs and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • communicates with co-workers and clients,
  • uses modern information and communication technologies,
  • cleans, disinfects and sterilises dental instruments and work surfaces,
  • participates in conservation operations,
  • participates in endodontic operations,
  • participates in surgical operations,
  • participates in prosthetic operations,
  • participates in orthodontic treatment.

 

Reference Data

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The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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  • Knowledge and skills in the fields of healthcare, medicine, sterilisation and disinfection at the level of secondary technical education, for the vocational qualification of healthcare technician,
  • one year of work experience in the dental assistant field,
  • professional examination for the vocational or technical qualification of healthcare technician.

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION

A service with relevant prescribed documentation and an oral presentation.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the national reference point for vocational qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, enterprises, inter-enterprise training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • Knowledge and skills in the fields of healthcare, medicine, sterilisation and disinfection at the level of secondary technical education, for the vocational qualification of healthcare technician,
  • one year of work experience in the dental assistant field,
  • professional examination for the vocational or technical qualification of healthcare technician.
Ways to acquire: 

The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.