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(for positions at GS-4 and above: Examples of qualifying specialized experience include:
Successful completion of the first full year (9 months) of the 2-year program of study and training in dental technology in a school for dental laboratory technicians approved by the Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association.
Successful completion of a full 2-year program (18 months) of study and training in dental technology as described above for GS-3.
Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program consisting of at least 2000 hours a year for 3 years.
Successful completion of a full 4-year apprenticeship program consisting of at least 2000 hours a year.
The successful completion of training courses in dental laboratory work in the Armed Forces or other Federal agencies will be allowed appropriate credit for specialized experience on a month-for-month basis up through GS-5.
Licensed professional dentists will be considered qualified for any grade level if they have, in the aggregate, the required experience in dental laboratory procedures.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Technical and Medical Support Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.