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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

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1
    • 65% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 50% in ESLG 1860
    • 65% in ESLG 1898
  • Mathematics – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:

Note: Academic admission requirements are different from English language proficiency (ELP) requirements. NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses may be used to meet both requirements. 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

You must provide proof of 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:

  • IELTS Academic: overall score of 6.5; no section score below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 180; no section score below 165
  • CAEL: 70; no section score below 70
  • PTE Academic: 59; no section score below 56
  • Duolingo: 115
  • minimum of:

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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

Updated January 28, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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