Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting (12)


This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides the knowledge and skills required to assist in a dental laboratory in accordance with state/territory legislation. It covers workers who will be pouring impressions, producing custom-made trays, manufacturing occlusal registration rims, transferring oral records and articulating models for a range of prostheses as well as constructing mouthguards.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


9 units

Subjects you can Study:

Construct models; Construct custom impression trays; Construct registration rims; Articulate models and transfer records; Construct thermoformed bases and appliances; Apply first aid; Communicate and work effectively in health; Comply with infection control policies and procedures; Participate in WHS processes.

Related Careers:

Dental Technician,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gilles Plains No Full time 6 months
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