Diploma of Dental Technology

Duration Up to 2 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeHLT55115
TAFE SA CodeTP00996
Example Career ProfileDental Workers/ Dental AssistantsDental Workers/ Dental Assistants
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On successful completion of this course you will have the education and training in contemporary dental technology practices enabling you to work in the private or government sector.


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Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    As a graduate you will have developed the knowledge, skills, behaviours, attitudes, values and judgements to work as an integral part of a dental team in providing quality fixed and removable dental prosthesis.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55115)
    This course covers the construction of dentures, bridges, crowns and other dental appliances and the repair and modification of these appliances. 20 core units plus 5 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.