How to become a Equine Dental Service Provider

Equine Dental Service Providers provide day-to-day dental correction and oral care for horses. Their duties require judgement and the ability to accurately communicate information concerning horse health related to equine dental care to clients.

Personal requirements of a Equine Dental Service Provider

  • good hand-eye coordination
  • patient with horses
  • able to do precise and detailed work
  • able to concentrate for long periods
  • sympathetic and caring.

Duties & Tasks of a Equine Dental Service Provider

Equine Dental Service Providers: • diagnose dental conditions and plan oral health care in consultation with owners • clean teeth and cavities, and provide preventive care • repair decayed and broken teeth • treat diseases of the roots, gums and soft tissues of the mouthpar

Avg. weekly wage:

$957

Future growth:

Strong

Employment by state:

ACT ACT 2.9%

NSW NSW 31.4%

NT NT 0.9%

QLD QLD 18.1%

SA SA 8.3%

TAS TAS 0.5%

VIC VIC 24.4%

WA WA 13.5%

Hours worked:

44.7

Unemployment:

Average unemployment

Gender split:

Male 28.9%

Female 71.1%

Education level:

Not completed Year 12: 4.3%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 47%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 14.8%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 22.6%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 11.3%

Age brackets:

15-19 - 11.7%

20-24 - 13.7%

25-34 - 15.2%

35-44 - 17.9%

45-54 - 19.6%

55-59 - 10.8%

60-64 - 5.8%

65 and Over - 5.3%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.

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