national-reco This program is designed for both international and domestic students waiting to gain the qualification required to work in the Dental Technology industry. This qualification reflects the role of a dental technician responsible for construction and repair of dentures and other dental appliances including crowns, bridges, partial dentures, pre- and post-oral and maxillofacial surgical devices and orthodontic appliances.


Qualification Pathways

After achieving HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology, students may continue their studies by enrolling in the following course at another RTO:

  • HLT65015 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics.
  • Courses listed are not necessarily offered by ACFE. Please check the ACFE website for current course offerings.

Course mode and duration

  • The program will be delivered in a structured classroom environment which includes ACFE purpose built clinical laboratory.
  • While the course duration may vary from student to student and whether or not RPL or direct credits applies, it is anticipated that the program will be delivered over 96 weeks (inclusive of holidays).
  • If you have previous work experience and underpinning knowledge, you may wish to apply for Recognised Prior Learning, which may shorten the length of time it takes to complete this program

Entry Requirement

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, candidates need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at diploma level; this can be demonstrated via any of the following:

  • Completion of Year 12 or the equivalent level of study
  • Complete the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and achieve relevant Australian Core Skills Framework levels across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy
  • Candidates can be aged 18 or over upon commencement of the course
  • Moderate level of computer literacy required (e.g. use Word similar, work with excel spreadsheets, conduct Internet searches to find the targeted
  • For International students, ACFE also accepts proof of a level of English Proficiency of ILETS level 5.5 or

International students will be required to attend a Skype interview as parts of the course selection process.

Course fees

  • International Students: $30,000 (includes application fee)
  • Application Fee: $250 (non-refundable)

Learning and Assessment Strategy

A range of following assessment methods will be used to assess the students:

  • Questioning (Oral & Written)
  • Case Study
  • Project
  • Role Play/Observations

Job roles

Upon completion of the course, you would be a dental technician.

Dental technicians work in dental laboratories on their own or in small groups, under the prescription of dentists.

ACFE provide Dental Technology Diploma courses to different countries India, Nepal, UAE, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, SriLanka and South Africa.