Course Title: Construct custom impression trays

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct custom impression trays

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 15

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct special trays to accurately record oral tissues
All procedures are carried out in accordance with occupational health and safety policies and procedures, current infection control guidelines, Australian and New Zealand Standards, State/Territory legislative requirements and organisation policy

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites for this unit include:
• HLTIN301A Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
• HLTOHS200A Participate in OHS processes in the health industry

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT302B Construct custom impression trays


1. Prepare model

2. Select and prepare materials

3. Construct custom impression tray

4. Finish custom impression tray

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this competency the student will have the ability consistently follow safe work practices and apply standard precautions during the construction of custom impression trays.

Overview of Assessment

Practical exercises, presentation of practical competency assessments and theoretical exams are used.