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Grande Prairie Regional College

Grande Prairie Regional College

www.gprc.ab.ca
This intensive 20 week full-time course is designed to prepare you for a future in the dental health care field in dental offices. Dental office clerks play a vital role in workplace settings by managing clients and information flow. Students graduating from this program can look forward to working in a dentistand dental specialist office. Admission Requirements: Students are required to present a High School Diploma with: ? Minimum of 60% in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 ? 50%in Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2 Students without high school diploma requirements may have their application assessed on an individual basis. Advanced Standing: Students who have completed a Certificate or Diploma in Office Administration or Unit Clerk within the last three years will normally receive advanced credit in the Dental Office Clerk program for OA1215, OA1231, OA1030 and OA1365. Progression Criteria: In order to be eligible for the work experience at the end of the program (OA1540), students will need to present passing grades in OA1030, OA1231, OA1215, and OA1365 and a minimum C+ (2.3 GPA) in OA1510, OA1520, OA1530. Dental Office Clerk Certificate Program Curriculum: First Year (20 credits) ? OA1030 Business Communications I (3) ? OA1231 Skill Building I (1.5) ? OA1215 Canadian Office Procedures (3) ? OA1510 Dental Sciences Terminology (1) ? OA1520 Dental Office Procedures (3) ? OA1530 Dental Care and Third Party Billing (1.5) ? OA1365 Introduction to Software Applications (3) ? OA1540 Dental Office Work Experience (4) Students may be required to attend their Dental Office Work Experience outside Grande Prairie.
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Office of the Registrar
10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V4C4, 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

Students are required to present a high school Diploma with:

  • Minimum of 60% in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 and
  • 50% in Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2

Students without high school diploma requirements may have their application assessed on an individual basis.
 

Advanced Standing

 

Students who have completed a Certificate or Diploma in Office Administration or Unit Clerk within the last three years will normally receive advanced credit in the Dental Office Clerk program for OA1030OA1215OA1231, and OA1365.


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

Updated July 26, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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