Diploma of Dental Technology at Holmesglen Institute, Australia

The Diploma of Dental Technology program will teach you the skills required to work as a dental technician. To improve your chances of landing a job, you will complete specialized training in the use of computer-aided design (CAD) and learn about computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) processes.

Description


The Diploma of Dental Technology program will teach you the skills required to work as a dental technician. To improve your chances of landing a job, you will complete specialized training in the use of computer-aided design (CAD) and learn about computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) processes. 


You will learn how to design and make prosthetics and appliances like bridges, crowns, mouth guards, and dentures.


Besides that, dental technicians can work alone, in teams, or under the supervision of dentists, dental prosthetists, or other dental specialists. In settings designed specifically to mimic the workplace, you will receive instruction.


Our staff's instructors are all licensed dental prosthetists or assistants. Each student receives a workstation where they can create dental devices utilizing high-tech equipment. Safety is always of the utmost importance in the lab.


The course also includes vital skills including communication, first aid, infection control, work, health and safety practices (WHS), and business management skills, which are particularly important if you want to open your own practice.

What you will study

Program Structure

  • Construct models

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • Maintain work health and safety

  • Construct immediate dentures

  • Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

  • Construct cast alloy removable partial denture framework

  • Construct crown and bridge structures

  • Construct ceramic and fixed restorations

  • Construct orthodontic appliances

  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers

  • Communicate and work in health or community services

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate and take into account new advancements in healthcare as appropriate.


  1. Put your capacity for analysis and finding solutions to problems to good use.


  1. Evaluate and incorporate the best research findings with clinical expertise and patient values for evidence-based practice.


  1. Provide procedures for both prevention and correction, as well as teaching options.


  1. Manage and promote the health of every patient with the help of the dental team and other medical specialists.


  1. Recognize and appreciate the need to improve oral health beyond those who receive care in typical practice settings.

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in the field of employment include the following:

  • Construction and repair of dentures¬†

  • Dental appliances includes crowns, bridges, partial dentures

  • Pre and post oral and maxillofacial surgical devices

  • Orthodontic appliances

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no official requirements for this course.


Before enrolling in the program or beginning the course, you will be required to pass a reading and numeracy test as well as a pre-training interview. These will validate your training plan, help establish whether you are a suitable fit for the course, and help you identify any needs for learning aids.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.0

  • TOEFL - 60

Tuition Fee and Scholarships

Tuition fee

  • AUD $21,742 Per Year

$20,000 per year
  • Level
    Diploma
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    February
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS: 6.0 (Academic)
  • Scholarship
    $2,500 OFF