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Course Info

Diploma of Dental Technology

National Course Code: HLT55118

Overview

Work as a dental technician in the evolving oral health industry with the nationally accredited Diploma of Dental Technology. Learn the technical skills to construct a range of different models and orthodontic appliances and be at the cutting edge of technology in this growing field.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Make digital dental restorations and appliances
  • Use Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Build and repair a range of dentures, crown and bridge structures, oral splints, ceramic and fixed restorations
  • Construct registration rims and thermoformed bases, appliances and articulate models

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • A high level of attention to detail and precision workmanship
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Artistic ability to design oral prosthetics

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma that allows you to work anywhere in Australia
  • The ability to work in a dental laboratory

Career outcomes:

  • Dental Technician
  • Dental Laboratory Technician
  • Prosthetic Technician

You may also choose to specialise in one area of technology like cosmetics or crowns and bridges, or specific materials which can lead to a career as a model maker or acrylic dental technician.

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further to work in a supervisory role with the:

  • Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Challenge yourself with a degree in:

  • Bachelor of Dental Technology
  • Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The Skills IQ industry skills forecast projects that the dental technician role will experience a steady growth over the five years.

There is a particularly urgent need for dental technicians across regional and rural communities in NSW, which is expected to continue into the future.

Locations

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  • Nationally Recognised Training

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