Course Information and Fees
ND: (National Diploma)
For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.
Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.
For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.
- Immunisation against Hepatitis B is compulsory and proof of completion is required.
- Students must be registered with SADTC at all times.
- Students in their 3rd year must obtain from an accredited First Aid training service provider, a first-aid certificate before being admitted into the National Diploma Dental Technology summative assessment.
- Students must comply with faculty, departmental as well as statutory rules and regulations once registered for this qualification. It is the responsibility of the students to familiarise themselves with these rules and regulations.
- Students will be required to buy prescribed books as well as a prescribed set of instruments for their personal use during the course. These will remain the property of the student.
- All summative assessments in the subject Applied Dental Technology 3 is subject to the approval by the SADTC who recognises the outcome of that specific assessment for registration purposes, in this case as a dental technician. In preparation for this assessment the same will apply in the summative assessment of the subjects Applied Dental Technology 1 and 2. Please note: There are no reassessment opportunities for this particular summative assessment as students at this point must proof their competency in all aspects of applied dental technology in order to be registered as a practitioner.
The fees for 2023reflected below may be subject to change.
Please confirm the final fee amount by contacting the relevant Faculty Office or contact person as listed at the bottom of this page.
Students must buy a prescribed set of instruments at the beginning of their first year of study and make provision for the purchasing of materials required during the programme.
Students register with the SA Dental Technicians Council as student dental technicians within 30 days of registration.
Students are required to wear special protective clothing.
The following minimum number of days are required per study year indicated
1st year = 15 days (120 hours)
2nd year = 20 days (160 hours)
3rd year = 20 days (160 hours)