The Diploma of Dental Technology is for people who would like to work in  Dental Laboratories as Dental Technicians. 

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN DENTAL TECHNOLOGY IS REQUIRED TO ENROL IN THIS COURSE

During this course you will learn how to :

1. Construct  dentures,  bridges,  crowns and other  dental  appliances
2. Design, construct,  modify and repair dental  prostheses  and appliances
3. Diagnose and solve technical problems which arise with materials and work techniques

Entry Requirements:

 • Be over the age of 18
• Be able to demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
• Have completed secondary Year 12 (HSC) or can demonstrate suitable work or life experience.


QUALIFICATION:          Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55115)

TRAINING PACKAGE   Healt(HLT07), Nationally Recognised Training

DURATION :                2 Years Full Time

FEES :                        

Application Fee: AU$100 (non-refundable)
Tuition Fee:   AU$30,000

Materials Fee: $2,000 ($500 per semester)

This fee includes:

• Initial tool kit that each student keeps on graduation
• Tools and materials
• Equipment and all consumables needed to complete the course
• CIT Dental coat for protection

Possible additional Fees:

• Recognition of Prior Learning: AU$600 per unit of competency

• Assessment (Theory) re-sit fee: AU$200 per unit of competency
• assessment (Practical) re-sit fee: AU$350 per unit of competency
• Replacement of text book fee: AU$130
• Safe hard toed leather shoes: Cost is variable as students  can source from many places

ApplicationProcess

• Student completes an enrolment form and forwards it to CIT, including academic evidence plus application fee
• Your program tuition fees include: tuition, student induction program, additional study skills tuition, access to the resource library, and computers
• Tuition fees paid in four instalments over two years

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

HLTDET001          Construct models
HLTDET002         Construct custom impression trays
HLTDET003         Construct registration rims
HLTDET004         Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDET005          Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTINF001           Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTINF002           Process reusable devices and equipment
CHCCOM005         Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTWHS003        Maintain work health and safety
CHCDIV001          Work with diverse people

HLTDET014        Repair and modify dentures and appliances

HLTDET015         Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
BSBADM311         Maintain business resources
BSBADM409        Coordinate business resources
BSBCUS301          Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBWOR204        Use business technology

HLTDET006        Construct immediate dentures
HLTDET007        Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

HLTDET008        Construct cast removable alloy partial denture framework

HLTDET010         Join alloy structures

HLTDET012          Construct orthodontic appliances

HLTDET013          Construct oral splints

HLTDET009         Construct crown and bridge structures

HLTDET011          Construct ceramic and fixed restorations
HLTAID003         Provide first aid

To be awarded with the Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55115) students must complete
  • 25 units of competency of this qualification including:
  • 20 compulsory units
  • 5 elective units

(Qualification now superseded to HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology – Dec 2015)

Further Study

Upon completion of this course you may apply for articulation into further courses in dental studies.