HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology

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Course description

Become a dental technician with the Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55118). You’ll graduate with real-world skills as this nationally recognised training course is completed in a state-of-the-art dental lab and denture clinic. Over 2 years of study you will learn how to perform all types of dental repair and denture work as well as construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Dental Technician$1,150 weekly pay
Prosthetic Technician$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Dental Hygienist$1,440 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology:

TAFE Queensland
On Campus