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Dental Technology Sciences Diploma


Intake
  • Winter

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Downtown (City Centre) Campus
  • Campuses
    Vancouver Downtown

    Resources

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    Two Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $11,759 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $6661 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Diploma
    • University Block Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be submitted by April 29. Early application is recommended.

Application Fee: $35

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade in bracket)

1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Human Biology 12 (C+) or equivalent

3. Chemistry 11 (C+) or Pre-Calculus 11 (C+) or Foundations of Math 11 (C+) or Physics 11 (C+)

4. English Language Proficiency Requirement

One of:

Non-Academic

Admission Advice

1. Admission to the program is competitive.

2. All qualified candidates will take dexterity and aptitude tests. The applicants with the highest scores will be offered a seat in the program.

3. On acceptance you must provide proof of a valid Basic First Aid Certificate including CPR Level C training.

4. If you have:
  • back, hand or shoulder problems you may be affected by the physical demands of the profession;
  • respiratory problems you may be affected by dust from grinding and polishing, and/or odours and fumes from materials used;
  • sensitive skin and conditions such as sensitivity to latex you may be affected by some materials used in the dental laboratory practice.

5. All requests for transfer credit or course exemptions must be submitted with the application.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy VCC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Check individual programs for English proficiency requirements

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - Applicants must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for their desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program before your name is added to a waitlist or registered in a program.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

BC Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have prior post-secondary education that you want to transfer to VCC you must make a formal request through the Registrar's Office by completing an Approval for Transfer Credit form and attaching all required documents. For more information call 604.443.8411.

 

Mature Student

You must be at least 18 years old (unless you have graduated from Secondary School) to meet the general admission requirement for VCC. In addition, specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Special Note: The admission requirements for all VCC programs are detailed separately in Education Planner.

 

International Student

VCC International is the information gateway for International Students. It includes information on admission requirements, application procedures and much more.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

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