Education

Three Universities in South Africa offer training for dental assistants
and dental technicians/ technologists.

CAPE PENINSULA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CPUT)

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Visit the CPUT website at www.cput.ac.za/

The following qualifications are offered by the Faculty of Health and Wellness, Department of Dental Technology: 
(for more information refer to: www.cput.ac.za/academic/faculties/healthwellness/prospectus)

HC (Higher Certificate):Dental Assisting
ND (National Diploma):Dental Technology
BTech (Baccalaureus Technologiae):Dental Technology
MHSc (Masters in Health Sciences Dental Technology):Dental Technology
ND (National Diploma):Dental Technology (Extended)

DURBAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (DUT)

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Visit the DUT website at www.dut.ac.za/

Programmes are offered by Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Dental Sciences which,
upon successful completion, lead to the award of the following qualifications:
(for more information refer to: www.dut.ac.za/faculty/health_sciences/dental_sciences)

NC:Dental Assisting
ND:Dental Technology
BTech:Dental Technology
MTech:Dental Technology
DTech:Dental Technology

TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (TUT)

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Visit the TUT website at www.tut.ac.za/

The Department of Sport, Rehabilitation and Dental Sciences offer the following qualifications:

(for more information refer to: www.tut.ac.za/Prospectus/2014/faculties/science.htm)

National Certificate:Dental Assisting
National Diploma:Dental Technology
Baccalaureus Technologiae:Dental Technology
Magister Technologiae:Dental Technology
Doctor Technologiae:Dental Technology