Continuing Education

Professional Development for Dental Health Professionals

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

NAIT's Professional Development for Dental Health Science Professionals courses are designed for Dental Assistants, Dental Technologists and Denturists currently registered in the province of Alberta. If you wish to improve or expand your skills, NAIT's hands-on evening and weekend courses are designed for busy life schedules. You will receive training developed in consultation with industry experts, from professionals with a wealth of experience.

If you are a registered dental professional, you can expand your current skills or receive training that can help you remove restrictions on your license.

With these courses, you can obtain the skills that will help lift restrictions on your current dental professional license. 

If you are new to Alberta, you can receive training as requested by your governing body to gain certification in this province.

Successful entry into this program requires proof of current registration with your applicable regulatory body. 

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact the program area directly:

Courses