Courses Offerings

Quality industry training without the burden of student loan debt.

Course Outlines are developed with the cooperation of industry representatives from the career area for which the courses are designed. All course outlines are approved by the Board of Education and certified by the California Department of Education. All course outlines are aligned to the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards and California State Content Standards in Language Arts and Mathematics.

Dental Assisting for High School Students

School: SoCal ROC
Course ID: 443
Availability: Call 310-224-4200

This is a one and one/half year Dental Assisting program designed for high school students to prepare them to enter the field of Dental Assisting upon graduating from high school. Dental Assisting for High School Students Year One: Open to 11th grade high school students only. This semester course will take you through entry-level skills in chair-side assisting, laboratory techniques, and front office procedures including an introduction to computers in a dental office. It also covers a wide variety of duties that support a dentist in the office as well as in specialties, such as, orthodontics and oral surgery. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will also receive an Infection Control Certificate. Student must be an 11th grade student. CPR skills will be taught as part of the course. However, the purchase of the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers card and handbook is optional and will cost $16.00. Upon completion, student may enroll in Dental Assisting Career Preparation, a year-long course that begins each Fall.





Address: 2300 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90501 U.S.

Phone: 310-224-4200