Dental Receptionist Certificate

There is an ongoing demand for qualified dental receptionists.

This comprehensive program provides training which includes knowledge and skills necessary for managing the daily operation of a dental office. Graduates will be competent to perform front office and business record duties specific to the dental profession.

Program schedule available here.

Admission Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or mature student. Touch control of computer keyboard. Attendance at an information/application session. Short essay (approx 500 word) explaining why you are interested in a dental reception program & what relevant/transferrable skills you have. Must be able to pass a criminal records check prior to practicum placement

Duration: 169.5 hours/30 weeks

Practicum: Minimum 30 hours/5 days week

Program Courses:

  • Dental Reception I
  • Dental Reception II (Includes Computer Dental Systems)
  • Introduction to MS Windows 7
  • MS Word 2010 Level 1
  • Elective: Employment Preparation
  • Recommended: Computer keyboarding (for those who do not type 50 words-per-minute)


Free Dental Reception Application Sessions
All information sessions are held at Ridge Meadows College

Saturday, June 13 @ 10:00am

To register:

PHONE:  604-466-6555
Ext. 53402 (8am – 4pm)
Ext. 53433 (4pm – 7:30pm)

Or by email at