Qualification Description

KM Training is not the training provider, KM Training & Consulting provides marketing and referral services to CRICOS 02893G.

Yorke Institute is the only provider offering training in a commercial Dental laboratory.

Yorke Institute has partnered with one of a leading dental laboratory in Victoria to offer a unique form of training for the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology course.

The partnership with a premier commercial dental laboratory enables our students to be trained by some of the most experienced and skilled technicians in the industry. All practical training will be conducted in a commercial dental laboratory, not a classroom.

Work experience

Yorke Institute Dental students will be provided with work experience to conduct commercial work at the dental laboratory.

Our students who have progressed to a satisfactory academic and skill level will be placed on a work experience rotation at the dental laboratory.  They will work side by side with experienced and skilled technicians and dental prosthesis on various commercial tasks. They will learn commercial practices through the use of current and advanced technology.


The dental laboratory possesses every piece of equipment expected of a world-class Laboratory including the most advanced CAD-CAM facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Students will learn how qualified CAD-CAM technicians operate these machines to produce accurate and high quality work in real commercial environment.

The dental laboratory is complete with a separate scanning and milling room where two of the most technologically advanced Milling machines by Wieland Zeno and iMES operate round the clock.

Students will learn how Crown & Bridge frameworks and copings are designed and cut using 3Shape scanners and milling machines by iMES and Wieland Zeno.

Units Covered

  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diver people
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTDET001 Construct models
  • HLTDET002 Construct custom impression trays
  • HLTDET003 Construct registration rims
  • HLTDET004 Articulate models and transfer records
  • HLTDET005 Construct thermoformed bases and appliances
  • HLTDET006 Construct immediate dentures
  • HLTDET007 Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
  • HLTDET008 Construct cast removable allow partial denture framework
  • HLTDET009 Construct crown and bridge structures
  • HLTDET010 Join alloy structures
  • HLTDET011 Construct ceramic and fixed restorations
  • HLTDET012 Construct orthodontic appliances
  • HLTDET013 Construct oral splints
  • HLTDET014 Repair and modify dentures and appliances
  • HLTDET015 Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • BSBWOR204 Use business technology
  • BSBADM311 Maintain business resources
  • BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
  • CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

FEES: $30,000

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