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Frequently Asked Questions for WIOA Program Research

[/fusion_text][fusion_accordion type=”” boxed_mode=”” border_size=”1″ border_color=”” background_color=”” hover_color=”” divider_line=”” title_font_size=”16px” icon_size=”21″ icon_color=”” icon_boxed_mode=”” icon_box_color=”#6f939f” icon_alignment=”” toggle_hover_accent_color=”#723e40″ hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=”” id=””][fusion_toggle title=”Length of Providing Services” open=”no”]Altrain Medical & Dental Assisting Academy has been training excellent Dental Assistants since November of 2005.[/fusion_toggle][fusion_toggle title=”Class Start Dates” open=”no”]Classes typically begin every month and rotate between morning, afternoon and evening. Please review the class schedule here: https://altrainmedical.com/class-schedule/ for the next available start date.[/fusion_toggle][fusion_toggle title=”Deadline to Enroll” open=”no”]

Enrollment is done on a first come first serve basis and open until full.  The morning class typically runs a waiting list and it is recommended to register about 6 weeks in advance.  The afternoon and evening classes usually have availability and are open for enrollment until the first day of class.

Program Entry Requirements:

  1. A high School Diploma, GED or ability to pass an entrance exam
  2. Desire to become a Dental Assistant
  3. Satisfactory arrangements for payment of tuition
  4. Personal interview

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The program is 13 weeks long.  That’s right, you could start the career of your dreams in just 13 short weeks!  The program includes 153 clock hours.  Externships are optional and not required.  If you chose to complete an externship, there is no additional charge, but it will extend the program a minimum of 100 hours.

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The total cost of the tuition is $6,200.00. Tuition includes all books, materials, uniform, job placement assistance, CPR certification, exam fees for x-ray certification, exam fees for coronal polish certification and Dentrix software training. Altrain Medical & Dental Assisting Academy is proud to offer up to a $1,200 scholorship for WIOA and grant funded students.

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All classes run four days a week (Monday – Thursday) for three hours a day.  Our morning classes are from 9am -12pm, the afternoon classes are from 2pm – 5pm and the evening classes are from 6pm – 9pm for 13 weeks.

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At Altrain Medical & Dental Assisting Academy, all of the books, materials, uniforms, exam fees for both x-ray certification and coronal polish certification, American Heart Association CPR certification, job placement assistance, and Dentrix software training are included in the tuition.  There are no additional fees.  All you need is a notebook and a writing utensil.

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Altrain Medical & Dental Assisting Academy is not Pell Grant eligible.

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Completion requirements are grades of C’s or better and tuition paid in full.

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Upon completion of the Dental Assisting program you will receive a Certificate of Completion in Dental Assisting.  You will also be CPR Certified through the American Heart Association and Dentrix Software trained.  Upon passing the state exams, you will be X-ray and Coronal Polish Certified in the State of Arizona.

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98%

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Graduates of Altrain Medical & Dental Assisting Academy are typically employed after graduation as Dental Assistants by private and corporate dental offices in the valley.  Additional employment opportunities that require no additional education include: treatment coordinators, x-ray techs, dental insurance/claims processors, dental sales reps and instructors.

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The average starting wages for our graduates is $15 – $16 per hour.

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Job placement services include: a customized resume and cover letter, on the job training (optional internship/externship opportunities), interview tips and techniques plus mock interviews, professional head shots, and direct placement job leads.

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The 2017 – 2018 Rate is 85%. Our 2018-2019 projection job placement rate is over 90%.

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Thorough preparation and fees for the Radiation Health and Safety Exam (RHS/X-ray Certification), thorough preparation and fees for the Coronal Polish Exam, and Dentrix Software Training (Front and Back Office)

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If you would like to request a Training Proposal for one of our upcoming classes, please contact Tiffany Lingenfelter, Director of Admissions at 602.595.7289 or at admissions@altraindental.com with the following information:

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