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Dental Office Assistant

NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca
This 12-week Dental Office Assistant (DOA) program will prepare graduates to work in dental practice settings such as denture clinics, orthodontist and specialist offices, dental labs, and other dental-related businesses and healthcare industries. Students will learn clerical and administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, billing, filing, customer service and using dental software. This program will provide students with the basic knowledge of dental terminology and applications, administrative skills, and work experience needed to be successful their role.
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Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 65% in English Language Arts 30-2, or completion of ESLG 1898 and ESLG 1899 with a minimum of 50%, or equivalent.
  • minimum of 50% in Mathematics 10-3 or 65% in MATH 1905 or equivalent

Note: If it has been 10 or more years since you completed mathematics courses (i.e., Math 10, 20, 30 or Math 13, 23, 33), you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the mathematics requirement.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (ELP) prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • CLBA: no section score below 8
  • IELTS Academic: overall score of 6.5; no section score below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • CELPIP General: 8; no section score below 7
  • CAEL: 60; no section score below 60
  • minimum 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100 
  • minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861 

Note: ELP is a separate requirement from the English academic admission requirement.


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Updated August 30, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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