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18 week Full-time Certificate Program

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From the basics of dental terminology to the latest in dental software this program offers the skills necessary to meet the requirements as a Receptionist in dental offices and clinics.

Career Opportunities:

Career prospects include general practitioners, specialist offices, insurance companies, institutional dental clinics, dental supply companies and dental labs.

Program Content:

The program consists of the following courses:

  • Clinical Procedures
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Career Management
  • Work Place Practicum

Course Delivery:

The program consists of 425 hours delivered over 18 weeks. The practical and theoretical are emphasized through exercises in clinical and administrative procedures.

Start Date:


Application Date:

Apply to Vancouver Island University.
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Admission Requirements:

Consult the Program Guide for details.

Note: Admission to this program does not necessarily meet the requirements for other programs at Vancouver Island University.

This program is eligible for student loans.

revised Mar 2, 2016