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Dental Administrative Assistant Diploma at Scarborough’s Academy of Learning®

Admission Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong commitment to confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Successful completion of admissions interview and testing for adequate entry-level skills
  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent and meeting the minimum provincial age requirement
  • Two letters of reference regarding personal character
  • A recent, clear Criminal Records Check.
  • Good command of the English language (both written and oral)
  • N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be a mandatory requirement based on provincial requirements
  • Hepatitis B, other vaccinations and/or a TB test may be required

Program Type: Diploma


Anticipated Salary: C$30,282 – C$53,441
(Information from PayScale Canada)


Program Duration: 31 weeks (27 weeks in class, 4 weeks practicum)


Program Notes: Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.


Program Category: Healthcare


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Program Syllabus

Of Interest To

Individuals with a strong desire to work as an integral part of the healthcare team, and who also:

  • Enjoy performing a variety of duties in a caring, gracious, and professional manner
  • Place a high value on confidentiality, discretion, support, and detachment
  • Have a keen interest in gaining knowledge in the healthcare services field
  • Demonstrate a strong personal and professional commitment to achieving excellence in a healthcare administrative capacity

Program Highlights

Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

Graduation requirements: Students must achieve a minimum program mark of 75% to obtain a diploma, as well as the successful completion of a 160-hour work experience.

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