Name of qualification Name of qualification: Zobozdravstveni asistent/zobozdravstvena asistentkaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Dental assistant
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 5
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Knowledge and skills in the fields of healthcare, medicine, sterilisation and disinfection at the level of secondary technical education, for the vocational qualification of healthcare technician,
  • one year of work experience in the dental assistant field,
  • professional examination for the vocational or technical qualification of healthcare technician.
ISCED field Field:
Health and welfare
ISCED subfield subfield: dental studies
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 5
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, performs and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • communicates with co-workers and clients,
  • uses modern information and communication technologies,
  • cleans, disinfects and sterilises dental instruments and work surfaces,
  • participates in conservation operations,
  • participates in endodontic operations,
  • participates in surgical operations,
  • participates in prosthetic operations,
  • participates in orthodontic treatment.



Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.


A service with relevant prescribed documentation and an oral presentation.

Zobozdravstveni asistent/zobozdravstvena asistentka



The Career path tab shows the possible career path within the selected qualification area, which is not the only one and is not mandatory. The actual transition between qualifications, which is determined by law, is defined in the Transition tab.

SQF 6 / EQF 5 

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the national reference point for vocational qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, enterprises, inter-enterprise training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.


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