Academy of Learning Career College - Ontario

Dental Administrative Assistant

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Program Information

School:Academy of Learning Career College - Ontario
Faculty:Health Care
Field of Study:Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Description:This program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience (preceptorship) to become permanently employable in a dental setting. Skill development is delivered in three areas: full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service; comprehensive dental administrative knowledge that includes an overview of dentition, tooth morphology, infectious dental diseases, preventive dentistry, oral pathology, etc. Students gain a solid knowledge foundation on which to perform their administrative duties and provide quality care; as well as on-site work experience through participation in a three week preceptorship at an approved dental facility.

Graduates of this program are qualified to work in an administrative capacity in any dental setting such as private and specialty dental offices, dental clinics and insurance firms.
URL:Dental Administrative Assistant at Academy of Learning Career College - Ontario
Length:31 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission requirements include a Grade 12 diploma or equivalent or Mature student status. In addition, a satisfactory command of the English language and the ability to work with the Integrated Learning™ System are necessary. Please see the school website for details.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    A strong commitment to confidentiality and integrity
    Excellent organizational and time-management skills
    Successful completion of admissions interview and testing for adequate entry-level skills
    Two letters of reference regarding personal character
    A recent, clear Criminal Records Check.
    Good command of the English language (both written and oral)
    N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be a mandatory requirement based on provincial requirements
    Hepatitis B, other vaccinations and/or a TB test may be required

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 11, 2019