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Note: This program has been replaced by C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics.
This National Training Package qualification will provide you with the knowledge and clinical and practical skills required for registration as a dental prosthetist in Australia.
You'll be based at the RMIT facilities at Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital in Carlton. This is the primary and leading teaching hospital for the dental profession in Victoria.
As well as technical skills, you'll gain the business management skills you need to work independently to provide complete and partial denture services and mouthguards to the public.
*Program content may change as training packages are updated in 2017
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Your clinical training will involve treating Dental Health Services Victoria patients at the Royal Melbourne Dental Hospital or, by arrangement, at a regional or metropolitan community health centre.
You'll work as part of the broader dental health team including dentists, dental specialists and dental assistants.
Dental prosthetists work independently and in public clinics to provide complete and partial denture services and mouthguards to the public.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is nationally recognised and endorsed as the pre-eminent qualification required for registration with the Dental Board of Australia.
RMIT has a Memorandum of Understanding with the peak industry body, the Australian Dental Prosthetists Association.
Program and course information
Get recognised with the Dental Board of Australia
Gain the technical skills as well as the business management skills you'll need to succeed in your career.