This qualification reflects the role of a dental technician responsible for construction and repair of dentures and other dental appliances including crowns, bridges, partial dentures, pre- and post-oral and maxillofacial surgical devices, and orthodontic appliances.
Dental technicians work in dental laboratories on their own or in groups, under the prescription of dentists, dental prosthetists or dental specialists.
When do I come to class?
International students complete a total of 25 units over 8 terms of study (2 years). Attending class 3 days (20 hrs) per week.
Local students undergoing an apprenticeship complete a total of 25 units over 16 terms of study (4 years) or less with course credits. For more information about studying as a local student, please read the Entry Requirements section below.