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.

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

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This qualification includes 25 units (21 core units and 4 elective units)