FAQ

What is the average salary for dental secretaries in Quebec?
Salaries range between $14 and $24per hour, depending on experience and seniority.

Do employers recognize the certificate that Acadent issues after the training course is completed?
Yes, because Acadent’s dental secretary training provides you with recognized accreditation: our training course is completed with an exam that verifies what you have learned. Acadent is well known by the dental clinics.
You can show future employers your certificate: it attests that you have successfully completed the training course.

How may hours of dental secretary training  and studying are required ?

The training program takes approximately 65 hours (including homework). If, in addition, you take the dental software course, please add about 21 to 28 more  hours. The dental software is on Internet and you can practice as much as you want after the classroom hours.

How long does the training course last?
It takes place over a period of 10 weeks, each Thursday or Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

How many hours of studying are required to complete the  training course?
Between 6 to 7 hours per week, on average.

How can you learn how to use a computer program without installing it on your computer?
The course on the dental software program is divided into two parts: theory and exercises. The theory is taught in class and short videos and the exercises are carried out by the student online, at home, at a prearranged time.

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