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Diploma of Dental Technology

National ID: HLT55118 | State ID: BDQ5

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

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How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This is an apprenticehip 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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Study pathway

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

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

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

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

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

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

National ID: HLT45015 | State ID: AYY9

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started. As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. Reception work and the management of supplies are other skills you will develop.

Our dental assisting 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:

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After I completed the course I was offered a permanent position. Michelle Gidgup

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

You will need to have undertaken Hepatitis B immunisation (3 doses) followed by serological confirmation of immunity by week three of this course and you will be advised of other medical requirements at orientation.

Work placement

Please note that no jewellery is permitted on hands or wrists while you are on placement.

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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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

Continuous enrolment

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How On campus
Traineeship
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Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - Traineeship

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Units

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Duration 12 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How Traineeship
Work-based
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus Part-time

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How On campus
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Semester 2

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus

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

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

National ID: HLT35115 | State ID: AYY4

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.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. 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.

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After I completed the course I was offered a permanent position. Michelle Gidgup

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Dental Laboratory Assistant
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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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

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How Full-Time
On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2

Nedlands (Oral Health Centre) - On Campus

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
How On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Dental

Interested in working in the dental industry? With North Metropolitan TAFE’s qualifications, you will gain skills in making mouth guards, dentures, crowns and bridges. You will also learn about infection control and workplace health and safety. During your training, you will have the opportunity to gain additional experience in a modern simulated dental laboratory in the purpose-built Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA).

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
Health, Beauty and Fitness HLT35115
AYY4

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

Full-Time
On campus
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
Health, Beauty and Fitness HLT45015
AYY9

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Full-Time
On campus
Traineeship
Work-based
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
Health, Beauty and Fitness HLT55118
BDQ5

Diploma of Dental Technology

Apprenticeship
On campus
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
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