HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

OVERVIEW

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).

CRICOS Course Code:0101102
Intake date, attendance days and hours
104 weeks – 4 semesters for international students
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:
  • Denture construction
  • Cast partial denture fabrication
  • Orthodontics
  • Crown and bridge
Core Units (21 units)
  • HLTDET012 Construct orthodontic appliances
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTDET008 Construct cast alloy removable partial denture framework
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTDET013 Construct oral splints
  • HLTDET004 Articulate models and transfer records
  • HLTDET001 Construct models
  • HLTDET010 Join alloy structures
  • HLTDET011 Construct ceramic and fixed restorations
  • HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
  • HLTDET016 Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • HLTDET009 Construct crown and bridge structures
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • HLTDET007 Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
  • HLTDET002 Construct custom impression trays
  • HLTDET003 Construct registration rims
  • HLTDET006 Construct immediate dentures
  • HLTDET014 Repair and modify dentures and appliances
  • HLTDET015 Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
Relevant electives (4 units)
  • HLTDET017 Construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)
  • BSBOPS301 Maintain business resources
  • BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities and development
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
International Students
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent. DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Local students
Not Applicable.
Next available intake
Enrolments available to start immediately – please contact our administration team

Local Student Fees

Please contact our college.

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.

Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

For International Student Fees, please refer to the International tab on this page.

CRICOS Course Code – 0101102

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.

International Student Fees

Tuition Fee: $28,500

Resource Fee: $1,200

Application Fee: $300 (non refundable)

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.

Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

Course Duration

104 weeks.

Please contact the college for further information on all our courses for international students, or visit our International page.