Job requirements Dental Assistant in Newfoundland and Labrador
Find out what you typically need to work as a dental assistant in Newfoundland and Labrador. These requirements are applicable to all Dental assistants (NOC 33100).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Dental assistants require completion of an eight-month to one-year college or other program in dental assistance or completion of secondary school with on-the-job training.
- Registration with a regulatory body is required in all provinces except Quebec and Ontario.
Professional certification and licensingNewfoundland and Labrador
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Find out if your occupation is regulated and contact the regulatory authority to learn about the certification process.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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