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 :
- Construct dentures, bridges, crowns and other dental appliances
- Design, construct, modify and repair dental prostheses and appliances
- Diagnose and solve technical problems which arise with materials and work techniques
- 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 (HLT55118)|
|TRAINING PACKAGE:||Health (HLT), Nationally Recognised Training|
|DURATION:||2 Years Full Time|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||A$100|
|Material Fees||$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
- 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
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
HLTDET016 Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design(CAD)
HLTDET017 Construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
To be awarded with the Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55118) students must complete
- 25 units of competency of this qualification including:
- 21 compulsory units
- 4 elective units
Upon completion of this course you may apply for articulation into further courses in dental studies.
VET STUDENT LOAN
Charles Institute of Technology is an approved VET Student Loans (VSL) provider for HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology. The VET Student Loans Scheme is administered by the Commonwealth Government Department of Employment, Skills, and Small and Family Business.
Students enrolling in the VSL scheme for CIT’s HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology, can have part of CIT’s Tuition fees for the Diploma funded by a VET Student Loan, reducing the amount of upfront fees they pay at enrolment.
Please note the following:
- Students need to check they meet the eligibility requirements to be approved for the VET Student Loan. Click here for entry requirement to be a VSL student for CIT’s Diploma of Dental Technology.
- VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.
- A VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.