HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

OVERVIEW

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills needed to work as a Dental Technician. It covers the theoretical and practical, hands-on construction of full dentures, acrylic and chrome partial dentures, crowns and bridges, orthodontics and a full range of other dental appliances such as veneers, mouth guards, splints and all-ceramic CAD/CAM restorations to name only a few.

Participants complete a total of 25 units over 8 terms of study (2 years). Students are assisted in finding work placement to ensure they are work ready.

The course is recommended for people who are seeking a rewarding career in the dental industry, are creative and enjoy working with their hands.

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This qualification covers the theoretical and practical, hands-on construction of acrylic and chrome partial and complete dentures, crowns and bridges, orthodontics and a full range of other dental appliances such as veneers, mouth guards, splints and all-ceramic CAD/CAM restorations to name only a few. Students are assisted in finding work placement to ensure they are work ready.
The course is recommended for people who are seeking a rewarding career in the dental industry, are creative and enjoy working with their hands.
Duration
International Students attend 2.5 days per week (Monday – Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday). Two (2) years – 4 semesters
Apprenticeship students attend one day per week may attend on any weekday.
Pathway
Students completing this course are eligible for one year advanced standing at Edith Cowan University in the Bachelor of Health Science, OR one year advanced standing at Griffith University in the  Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental Technology
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Career options include working as a Dental Technician who can be either self-employed, or work in public or private industry in a dental laboratory, directly or indirectly under the prescription of a Dentist.
The four main skill areas of Dental Technology are:
  • Dental construction
  • Cast partial denture fabrication
  • Orthodontics
  • Crown and bridge
Students who complete the HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology are eligible for one year advanced standing in a Bachelor degree at Edith Cowan University, or Griffith University. Contact the college for further information on advanced standing.
This course is offered to International Students only.
Core Units
  • 20 core units
Relevant electives
  • 5 electives
Please refer to the International tab on this page for fees for International Students.
For local students, you must either find an employer willing to give you an apprenticeship or enquire with us about opportunities such as completing the HLT35115 Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting course first. Contact us to talk about your options.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Next available intake
Enrolments available – please contact our administration team

CRICOS Course Code – 092258A
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assists students with packaging English training if required.
Course Fee
Enrolment Fee $200 (non refundable)
Tuition Fee $32,500 ($8125 per semester)
Resource Fee $1,000
Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.
Course Duration
Two (2) years – 4 semesters.
Studying at DNA Kingston Training
DNA Kingston Training is the winner of Western Australia’s International Training Provider of the Year 2015, and finalist in 2016. We have a diverse range of courses available for international students which provide our students with advanced standing to universities across Australia.
For more information on courses and support services offered to International Students, visit our International page.