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Course Duration

12 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered


Course Certification


Become the dental surgeon’s most able assistant and assist him at the chair side! 

Join this course and gain knowledge on oral biology, patient care, dental assisting and general clinic administration. 

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at dental clinics. 

What you'll learn

  • Set up the instrument tray
  • Prepare the patient for treatment
  • Mix the dental material when required
  • Act as chaperon and witness for consent and procedures performed
  • Give oral health education and post-operative instructions
  • Sterilise and disinfect the instruments
  • Perform simple laboratory tasks
  • Maintain clinic inventory

Entry Requirements

Subject Grade
GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects 1 – 8
GCE ‘N’ level Passes in English Language and
2 other subjects
A – D or 1 – 5

Career Opportunities

Graduates from Nitec in Dental Assisting can look forward to employment opportunities in the industry as Dental Assistants.