Diploma of Dental Technology

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT55115

Total Duration

81 Weeks

(70 wks Tuition + 11 wks Holiday breaks)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $25,500 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $22,000 *

Domestic Student: $12,750 *

* Total Material Fee $1,500

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.

CLINICAL PLACEMENT:
Clinical placement is an essential component of this qualification. Clinical placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.

Students will be required to undertake 280 clinical placement hours.

Prior to attending clinical placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

All students must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas. Before commencing clinical placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense:

– Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate
– Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program
– Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check

National Code:
HLT55115
CRICOS Course Code:
AIBT-I CRICOS CODE: 096736K
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
AIBT-I
In Class (NSW/QLD)
Assessment:
A variety of assessment methods form part of this course including written assignments, presentations, portfolios of work, role plays and projects.
Start dates:
Beginning of every month except April, August, December (Vacation)
Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business and Technology – International Pty Ltd (AIBTI)
RTO Code 45169 / CRICOS: 03610E
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 25
20 core units
Plus 5 elective units

Core Subjects

 
CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
HLTDET001
Construct models
HLTDET002
Construct custom impression trays
HLTDEN003
Construct registration rims
HLTDEN004
Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDEN005
Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
HLTDEN006
Construct immediate dentures
HLTDEN007
Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
HLTDEN008
Construct cast removable alloy partial dental framework
HLTDEN009
Construct crown and bridge structures
HLTDEN010
Join alloy structures
HLTDEN011
Construct ceramic and fixed restorations
HLTDEN012
Construct orthodontic appliances
HLTDEN013
Construct oral splints
HLTDEN014
Repair and modify dentures and appliances
HLTDEN015
Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
HLTINF001
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS003
Maintain work health and safety
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
CHCDIV002
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCDIV003
Manage and promote diversity
CHCLEG001
Work legally and ethically
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBLDR403
Lead team effectiveness
 
For more information on the course content, visit: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT55115


Dental Technician

Entry requirement:
Academic requirement:
A minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.
English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 6 or equivalent International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

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