Course Title: Join alloy structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Join alloy structures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013

Course Contact: Mark doherty

Course Contact Phone: +61 93411407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to join dental alloys using thermal processes
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
• HLTDT301B Construct models
• HLTDT302B Construct custom impression trays
• HLTDT303B Construct registration rims
• HLTDT304B Articulate models and transfer records
• HLTDT519A Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
• HLTDT507B Construct immediate dentures
• HLTDT508B Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
• HLTDT509B Cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework
• HLTDT510B Construct crown and bridge structures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT511B Join alloy structures


1. Solder components

2. Weld components

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in join alloy structures.

Overview of Assessment

This unit is to be assessed in a simulated workplace and under the normal range of work conditions.
Practical exercises, presentation of competency assessment exercises & written tests are used.