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HLT35115 Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

National ID HLT35115 State ID AYY4

Train in our new simulated dental laboratory

This course will prepare you to work as a laboratory assistant. You'll gain the skills to assist dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

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Decorative image - dental technician working on a mould

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on the Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.

CampusesLeederville.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world, as a laboratory assistant helping dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. With the skills that you develop in this course you can transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory.

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at our newly fitted out Dental department at our conveniently located Leederville campus.

By the end of this course you'll be able to:

  • Conduct infection control
  • Fabricate dental models, trays, registration rims, articulate and make mouthguards
  • Engage in dental laboratory administration
  • Implement Workplace Health and Safety

To make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you need to take into account the essential skills and attributes you must demonstrate to pass the course, the ideal candidate would have the following attributes:

  • A desire for unsurpassed quality, consistency and great attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination - the ability to see and work with intricate (small) details and materials
  • Manual dexterity - the ability to use your hands in a skillful, coordinated way to grasp and manipulate objects and demonstrate small, small precise movements
  • Able to relate easily to a broad range of people
  • Able to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Well organised with strong time management skills

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Leederville
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $445.00
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $445.00 )

Free training

The free training is available to residents of Western Australia, and eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training, as outlined on the Fee Free page and the Infection control training page.  Tuition and resource fees will apply for non-eligible students.

Enquiries regarding course fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTDET001 Construct models
HLTDET002 Construct custom impression trays
HLTDET003 Construct registration rims
HLTDET004 Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Elective  
National ID Unit title
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Leederville
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $435.00
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $435.00 )

Free training

The free training is available to residents of Western Australia, and eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training, as outlined on the Fee Free page and the Infection control training page.  Tuition and resource fees will apply for non-eligible students.

Enquiries regarding course fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

  

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

Units

Core  
National ID Unit title
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTDET001 Construct models
HLTDET002 Construct custom impression trays
HLTDET003 Construct registration rims
HLTDET004 Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
Elective  
National ID Unit title
BSBTEC201 Use business software applications

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