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Diploma of Dental Technology

National ID: HLT55115 | State ID: AZA1

 

If you"ve ever thought about being a part of this technical profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Technician, you will be responsible for preparing work for dental surgeries construct dental appliances.

Our dental technology qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Produce specialised dental appliances including orthodontic, crowns, bridges and splints
  • Conduct infection control
  • Implement Workplace Health and Safety
  • Engage in dental laboratory administration
  • Fabricate dental models and trays and make mouthguards

As a part of this qualification you will be employed as an apprentice in a Dental Laboratory and have the opportunity to meet other apprentices when attending the Oral Health Centre TAFE facility for some theory sessions. We are located in the modern facility at the Oral Health Centre of WA at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in any government or private dental laboratory. Another opportunity may include a position as a dental sales representative.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

Course overview

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Course Overview

Where Oral Health Centre (Nedlands)
Duration
How Apprenticeship
When Available Semester 2, 2017

Completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in any government or private dental laboratory. Another opportunity may include a position as a dental sales representative.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.
NOTE up to date fees will be available shortly. Please return to this page or contact us for details

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

Apprenticeship courses can only be studied when you are employed as an apprentice.

Electives may change depending on the skills required by the employer.

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

call: 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

 

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Page last updated July 26, 2017