GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Dental Technician PROFESSIONAL

DENTAL TECHNICIAN

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About

The Dental Technician diploma program at CDI College provides students with a unique learning opportunity in the fascinating field of dentistry.

Through a series of lectures, group activities, and hands-on projects, students will gain a fundamental understanding of conventional dental technician practice. They will also learn about computer-aided design and manufacturing of dental ceramics, dental implants, attachments and milling techniques.
Students enrolled in the Dental Technician program will also participate in practicum placements where they will have the opportunity to work in a dental laboratory under the guidance of professional dental technicians.

Admission Requirements:

  • High school graduation, or equivalent.
  • English 12 (minimum C+), or equivalent.
  • Two of the following courses: Biology 11, Physics 11, Chemistry 11.
  • Negative TB skin test or chest x-ray.
  • Criminal record check.
  • Pass the College’s English admissions test.
  • Pass a spatial thinking aptitude test.
  • Pass a manual dexterity test.
For students who completed high school outside of Canada, the following language proficiency exam scores are accepted:
  • IELTS 6.5 – minimum 6 any category and minimum 7 on speaking section; or
  • TOEFL iBT 86 (Speaking: 26); or
  • Minimum score 80/100 on the University of Michigan English Placement Test (MELAB); or
  • Cambridge exam (CAE level); or
  • CLB: S-7, L-7, R-8, W-8.
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Career Opportunities

  • Dental Laboratories
  • Dental Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Dentist Owned Clinics
  • Government Owned Labs

Industry Salary Information

  • Low Wage ($/hr): $12.65
  • Average Wage ($/hr): $23.60
  • High Wage ($/hr): $41.61
  • Average Salary: $49,088

* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.

Financial Aid

Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find financial solution best for you!

Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with best options to make education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!

  • Government Student Loans
  • Currently, British Columbia has a government-sponsored plan that provides loan assistance to qualified full-time students. The type and amount of assistance usually varies depending on your individual circumstances.

    When you meet with our Student Financial Planning Expert at the campus, we will go over all the financial options available to you to make this amazing investment in yourself both affordable and realistic.

  • RRBC Royal Credit Line for Students ©
  • The Royal Credit Line for Students lets you focus on what's important: your studies. Available to full-time and part-time students who need to finance their studies, it allows you to take charge of your financial needs in a way that fits your lifestyle.

    The Royal Credit Line for Students is different from a traditional loan in that it lets you borrow funds as you need them, and pay the interest on only the amount you use, without ever having to reapply. You get all the convenience and benefits with no annual fee.

    As a student, you may qualify for one of RBC`s best rates - Prime + 1%, which applies when you are at school and for a 12 month grace period after graduation.

    Further information about financial assistance is available from the Financial Advisor at your nearest campus.

  • Other Financial Assistance
  • There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.

    If you have questions about funding your education, each CDI College campus has a Financial Advisor who can provide information about the various options available to you. Additionally, your Financial Advisor will also assist you with completing your application for whichever funding option you choose.

    Obtaining financial aid will enable you to concentrate on your CDI College training so you can embark on a rewarding career in your field.

Campuses

Vancouver

626 West Pender St. Suite #710
Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9

Burnaby

5021 Kingsway Suite #500
Burnaby, BC V5H 4A5

South Surrey

112 - 14928 56th Ave.
Surrey, BC V3S 2N5

Surrey

11125 124th St. Suite #100
Surrey, BC V3V 4V2

Richmond

4351 No 3 Rd.Suite #180
Richmond, BC V6X 3A7