Diploma of Dental Technology

North Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to work as a registered dental technician. It covers the 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. They work in dental laboratories on their own or in small groups, under the prescription of dentists.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


25 units: 20 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Construct models; Articulate models and transfer records; Join alloy structures; Repair and modify dentures and appliances; Maintain work health and safety; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Construct crown and bridge structures; Construct custom impression trays; Communicate and work in health or community services; Work with diverse people; Provide first aid; plus more. Electives: Process reusable devices and equipment; Engage with health professionals and the health system; Use communication to build relationships; Deliver and monitor a service to customers; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Related Careers:

Dental Technician,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Oral Health Centre - Nedlands No info No
In April 2016, West Coast Institute and Central Institute of Technology formed North Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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