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A dental technician constructs and repairs dentures and other dental appliances. Registration or licensing may be required. Dental technician in Australia is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Dental Technician Occupation Lists
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Group: 4112 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists
The job of a dental technician in Australia is to provide supportive dental services in preventative and restorative dental procedures, and construct and repair dental appliances.
Most occupations in the dental technician unit group (Group 4112) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required in Australia as a dental technician.
Occupations in this Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the dental technician group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Dental Technician in Australia is $ 65,498 for male employees and $ 54,979 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.5 Females: 44.2 Persons: 43.0
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 4112) Dental hygienists technicians and therapists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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