The Dental IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to Dental hygienists, Dental laboratory assistants, Dental prosthetists, Dental technicians and Dental assistants.
These qualifications are included in the HLT Health Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process providing opportunity for any interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The Dental IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation, SkillsIQ. For more information visit SkillsIQ.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the Dental IRC:
|Representation Type||Organisation||Member||Home State|
|Peak / Advisory / Association||Oral Health Professional Association||Ms Chantelle Adams||NSW|
|Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists' Association||Ms Amanda Blyton-Patterson||ACT|
|Dental Assistants Professional Association Inc||Ms Barbara Hayes||NSW|
|Dental Hygienists Association of Australia LTD||Dr Melanie Hayes||NSW|
|Australian Dental Association Incorporated||Dr Terence Pitsikas||WA|
|Australia Dental Prosthetists Association||Mr Jeremy Irvine||VIC|
|RTO||Australian Council for Private Education and Training||Ms Susan Lawton||WA|
|CQ University||Ms Leonie Short||QLD|
|Union||Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation||Ms Jodie Davies||ACT|
|Employer / Enterprise||Hunter New England Oral Health||Dr Lanny Chor (Chair)||NSW|
|Dental Health Services Victoria||Louise Palmer||VIC|
|Employer / Enterprise||Directorate of Defence Force Dentistry (Department of Defence)||Ms Karen Such||ACT|
|Employer / Enterprise (Private provider)||Precision Smiles||Mr Peter Czech||VIC|
|Employer / Enterprise (Corporate provider)||Position Vacant|