Regulating the Profession
Protecting the Public

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Overview

The SADTC is established in terms of the Dental Technicians Act, 1979 (Act No. 19 of 1979), as amended, to regulate the professions of dental technicians and dental technologists, and to protect the interests of the public.

The core values of Council embrace the principles of good corporate governance, as contained in the King III Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa. Council endeavours to comply with the code of King III on all matters relating to corporate governance including finance.

Council endeavours to comply with the code of King III on all matters relating to corporate governance including finance.

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VISION

In delivering on our regulatory mandate we strive:

TO BE A LEADING, WORLD CLASS, JUST AND DYNAMIC REGULATORY BODY FOR THE DENTAL TECHNOLOGY PROFESSION AND FOR ALL SOUTH AFRICANS

MISSION

Our vision will be achieved through providing a regulatory environment with the following mission:

PROVIDING EFFECTIVE AN EFFICIENT GUIDANCE AND MONITOR THE PROFESSION IN A TRANSPARENT MANNER    

VALUES

In keeping with our mandate, the aspirations in the vision and the mission, SADTC has adopted the following organisational values. These values are critical as they are the essence of our organizational culture. Our Values are:

  • PROFESSIONALISM – We undertake to always execute our mandate in a professional manner
  • ACCOUNTABILITY – we take accountability in all decisions that we make in the interest of the profession
  • HONESTY – we undertake to remain honest in all decision and activities that we perform
  • TRANSPARENCY – openness will always be at the centre of every activity and decision that we make
  • ETHICS – ethics will always guide our way of doing our business.

OBJECTIVES

  • To guide the profession and protect the public
  • To influence the profession and achieve integrity and respect of stakeholders
  • To promote and oversee high standards of education, training and innovation for the profession
  • To ensure effective and fair regulation and monitoring of the profession
  • To promote good relations with stakeholders through proper communication
  • To ensure the norms of world class standards and practice
  • To promote of the profession of dental technology
  • To be a transparent organization by applying good corporate governance
  • To liaise and collaborate with similar organizations worldwide
  • To promote development of the professional standards through implementing a continual professional development program for dental technicians
  • To act in the best interest of the profession

Corporate Governance

The core values of Council embrace the principles of good corporate governance, as contained in the King III Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa. Council endeavours to comply with the code of King III on all matters relating to corporate governance including finance.

Councillors

Council members meet four times annually and are responsible for preparing financial statements, executive management and exercising control over the organisation’s activities. The roles of the president and the chief executive officer are separate in accordance with the King III recommendations. The president holds a non-executive office. Council members set the overall policy for the organisation and make decisions on matters of strategic importance.

Announcements

ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DENTAL TECHNICIANS COUNCIL
Following the process of voting for dental technician employees and dental technician contractors, it is a pleasure to announce the results of the elections. 
Click here to download the results (Board notice 150 of 2017)


ELECTIONS OF MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DENTAL TECHNICIANS COUNCIL 
Click here to download Board Notice 111 of 2017


TERMS OF REFERENCE EDUCATION COMMITTEE
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SUBMISSION NOTICE – NEW INSERTION INTO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE DRAFT BILL
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2ND REQUEST FOR NOMINATIONS
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ROADSHOW SCHEDULE
Click here to download the final Roadshow Schedule.


INVITATION TO COMMENT ON DRAFT BILL
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APPROVED FEES 2017
Please be notified that the approved fees for 2017 have been published. Please visit Annual Fees.


COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE
Please be notified that the Council Meeting Schedule for 2016 has been published. Please visit Council Meetings.


Coding System Announcement
Click here to download the Coding System Announcement


CPD AND REGISTRY UPDATE
Please be notified that all CPD and Registry related inquiries are to be addressed to Miss Louise Fraser. She can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

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