<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen,projection" href="/Banner/styles/mainpage_noscript.css" />
  • CN
  • Skilled Occupation COMMUNITY AND PERSONAL SERVICE WORKERS Health and Welfare Support Workers > Health and Welfare Support Workers Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists Dental Prosthetist


      Alternative Title:
        Clinical Dental Technician

      Designs, constructs, repairs and fits dentures and mouthguards. Registration or licensing is required.

      Skill Level: 2

    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Dental Prosthetist 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
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 4112 Dental hygienists technicians and therapists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

    Australian visa options for Clinical Dental Technician (Dental Prosthetist)

    Employer Sponsorship
    491 Visa
    482 TSS Visa
    Skilled Occupation
    ANZSCO Code
    Assessing Authority
    189 Visa
    190 Visa
    186 Visa (DE)
    494 Visa
    All area
    Regional area
    Dental Prosthetist
    Visa processing times-months (75%)
    Business Visas
    Visa processing times-months (90%)

    Information for Employers

    Are you seeking to employ a Dental Prosthetist for your company?

    If you are unable to find an Australian staff, you might consider hiring a Dental Prosthetist from overseas. We have a huge database of potential candidates; you can email us your job opportunity at employer@deltaimmigration.com.au . Your offer will be sent to suitable candidates.

    This website is in a beta testing stage and is liable to have error.
    We cannot guarantee that this information is accurate, complete or current. Please see Terms of Use
    Dental Prosthetist job description, duties and education requirements


      DENTAL HYGIENISTS, TECHNICIANS AND THERAPISTS provide supportive dental services in preventative and restorative dental procedures, and construct and repair dental appliances.

      Indicative Skill Level:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

      In Australia:

        AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

      In New Zealand:
        NZ Register 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.

      Tasks Include:

      • providing educational programs to motivate children, parents and the community in matters relating to oral health
      • providing fluoride therapy by applying remineralising solutions and desensitising agents
      • removing deposits from teeth
      • applying non-invasive fissure sealants to teeth
      • taking impressions of the mouth
      • taking dental radiographs
      • administering local anaesthesia by infiltration and mandibular nerve block
      • fabricating full and partial dentures
      • constructing mouth guards, crowns, metal clasps, inlays, bridgework and other aids
      • repairing and relining denture bases


      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

    Improve your chances of getting Permanent Residence.

    1. Complete our FREE visa Assessment form

    We pride ourselves on offering one of the most comprehensive visa assessment service. In 2016, over 9000 individuals have completed our famous Australian skilled visa assessment form. It is still FREE; there is no obligations or hidden fees.

    2. Improve your IELTS test Score

    The Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre is one of the largest IELTS Test Centres in Australia, offering a range of online IELTS preparation courses at a very affordable price starting from $49.

    More information

    Related News

    21/01/2017: Queensland Skilled Migration occupation lists (QSOL) update January 2017

    29/07/2016: NSW subclass 190 Visa Priority Skilled Occupation List - 2016-17

    16/05/2016: The 2016-2017 Skilled Occupation List (SOL and CSOL) has been released

    4/8/2015: Flagged Occupations - Occupations may be removed from SOL list in July 2016


    Send email