This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
Vermont State Dental Society is offering dental assistant training statewide through a collaboration of area dentists and Vermont Adult Career and Technical Education Association's online ed2go course. The online course is self-paced, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six months access to complete the course. The instructional materials required are included in enrollment.
This course is approximately 240 class hours. Each student will be connected to a regional dentist for clinical experience during the course work. A dental assistant's duties typically involve managing medical records, accounts receivable, and reimbursement, as well as billing patients and insurance, scheduling patients, and performing procedural and diagnostic coding. You'll also learn important foundational skills such as dental terminology and anatomy, as well as written and oral communication skills.
This program includes the following credential(s): Approval Certificate from the Vermont State Dental Society.
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
- Dental Assistants
- Health Care and Social Assistance