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HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

National ID: HLT55118 | State ID: BDQ5

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 technicians.

Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me?

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

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
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 for more information.

Job opportunities

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

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Further study

Graduates may be eligible for university entry.

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus Stage 01 Apprentice

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 8 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus Stage 01 Apprentice

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 8 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How Apprenticeship
On campus
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated October 04, 2019