Baxter Institute - Melbourne - Dental Courses (International Students)

Dental Courses – International Students

Diploma of Dental Technology


Location 134-136 Flinders St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Course Code HLT50512
Training Product Status Superseded – This qualification was superseded by HLT55115 – Diploma of Dental Technology on 07/Dec/2015.
For transition and course information, please contact our office
Training Product Release date 14/09/2013
CRICOS Code 078766J
Intakes Weekly
Total Tuition Hours
1400 hours
Delivery Mode
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Combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments
Fees* Refer to “Course Fees
Prerequisite HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes is a prerequisite unit for five of the units in this qualification.
Admission Direct Entry Requirements IELTS 5.5 or equivalent Completion of Year 11 (Aus) or equivalent¹ is the national register which states the currency of any training product

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This qualification provides the knowledge and skills needed to work as a Dental Technician. It covers the construction of dentures, bridges, crowns and other dental appliances and the repair and modification of these appliances.

Tuition Weeks: 70 weeks
CRICOS Duration: 96 weeks incl. holidays

HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes
HLTDT517D Construct oral splints
HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures
HLTDT511C Join alloy structures
HLTDT512D Take tooth shades
HLTDT513C Construct fixed restorations
BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBINM301A Organise workplace information
HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTHIR501C Maintain An Effective Health Work Environment
HLTFA311A Apply First Aid
HLTDT301D Construct models ᵃ
HLTDT302D Construct custom impression trays ᵃ
HLTDT303D Construct registration rims ᵃ
HLTDT304D Articulate models and transfer records ᵃ
HLTDT315D Construct thermoformed bases and appliances ᵃ
HLTDT519C Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
HLTDT518D Repair and modify dentures and appliances
HLTDT507C Construct immediate dentures
HLTDT508C Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
HLTDT509D Construct cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework
HLTDT514D Construct orthodontic appliances
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
BSBADM311A Maintain business resources
BSBWOR204A Use business technology
BSBWRT301A Write Simple Documents
BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
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¹ subject to assessment level of student’s country – not applicable to level 1 & 2 countries.
² mature age applications from level 1 & 2 countries who can demonstrate an ability to undertake the course through our LLN assessment
^ qualifications not offered at Baxter
* tuition fees and other course related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled