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Dental Assisting

Vancouver Community College

Vancouver Community College

Downtown Campus
250 West Pender St
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 1S9, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Only
Admission Requirements
Grade 12 graduation, GED or equivalent with either Biology 11 or Biology 12 (human biology is recommended), OR VCC Basic Medical Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology Course (MEDC 1010) with a C+ or better or a minimum of 64% grade, OR Anatomy and Terminology: Understanding Body Language (#1001). Proof of English Language Proficiency This program is Canadian Language Benchmarked at Listening 7, Speaking 7, Reading 8, Writing 8. Signed agreement with a dentist verifying a minimum of 14 hours per week of clinical chairside dental assisting experience in a General Dentistry Practice.

Distance Delivery Options

Computer CD-ROM and supplemented by textbook readings and a variety of references. The program is offered as independent study with instructor/tutor supports via email or telephone, with assignments and feedback delivered by email.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 16, 2009. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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