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HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

National ID: HLT55118 State ID: BDQ5
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The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

As a Dental Technician, you will be responsible for preparing work for dental surgeries and producing dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

Our dental technology qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

This qualification is an apprenticeship so you will need be employed as an apprentice in a Dental Laboratory and during the course you will 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 in Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental laboratory assistants.

  • 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

I have the following attributes:

  • Have a desire for unsurpassed quality, consistency and great attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Able to relate easily to a broad range of people
  • Able to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Well organised and with strong time management skills
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

This is an apprenticeship course, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section(opens in a new tab) for more information.

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

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Semester 1, 2022

Details
Duration 8 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How On Campus Apprentices
Fee
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $3,916.25 $1,455.00 $5,371.25

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

Semester 2, 2021

Details
Duration 8 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How On Campus Apprentices
Fee
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $3,916.25 $1,455.00 $5,371.25

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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