Diploma of Dental Technology


  • Course Code HLT55115
  • Duration 78 weeks (66 weeks of study, 12 weeks of holidays)
  • Location Perth Campus
  • Timetable Jan-June: Thursday and Friday (8.45am - 5.00pm), July-Dec: Monday and Tuesday (8.45am - 5.00pm)
  • Self Directed Study 4-6 hours
  • Next Intake Date 02/10/17

Course Outline

This qualification provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to work as a registered Dental Technician. It covers the construction of dentures, bridges, crowns and other dental appliances and the repair and modification of these appliances. Depending on particular state/territory legislation and regulations, the qualification may need to be combined with specified periods of clinical practice before you could work as a Dental Technician.

*Please note all WAIFS courses are offered via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

** This course can be assessed via RPL, distance learning and online assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Successful completion of Year 12 (or equivalent).

    IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent).

  • Pathways/Articulation

    Successful completion of this qualification provides a pathway into other Diploma level or degree qualifications in Health. You may be able to receive exemptions from some subjects based on this qualification. The level of articulation to universities may vary, so you are advised to apply to the universities of your choice well in advance of completion of your qualification at WAIFS.

    If you want more detailed information about this course, contact admissions@waifs.wa.edu.au.

  • International Fees

    Tuition Fee: $20,625.00

    Materials Fee: $750.00

    Uniform Fee: $200.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.

  • Domestic Fees

    Tuition Fee: $13,410.00

    Materials Fee: $750.00

    Uniform Fee: $200.00

    A one off $230.00 Enrolment Fee is applicable to process the Application.

    *Course fees may change. This is usually annually on 1 July and typically no more than 4%.

    **Fees quoted are in AUS Dollars.