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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.
You will develop your clinical skills across a vast range of patients as you work independently to provide complete and partial denture services and mouthguards to the public. In addition, you will work collaboratively with dentists within the hospital to service patients requiring oral splints.
*Programs may change as training packages are updated.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
You'll work as part of the broader dental health team including dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists and dental assistants.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Dental prosthetists work independently and in public clinics to provide complete and partial denture services and mouthguards to the public, as well as oral splint treatment under referral from a dentist.
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 Australian Dental Prosthetists Association, ensuring students are closely aligned to the peak industry body throughout their training.
The University, through this program, also has extensive links with Dental Health Services Victoria both at the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and in the metropolitan and regional community centres for the provision of clinical training.
All graduates are required to apply to AHPRA for registration. You will need to meet all of their requirements. Full details are available from the AHPRA website.
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.