Course Title: Construct models

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct models

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

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Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: 03 9341 1407

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct models from impressions of the client’s upper or lower jaws

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:

HLTDT301C Construct models


1. Verify integrity of impressions

2. Select and prepare model materials

3. Pour impressions

4. Finish model

Learning Outcomes

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

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, theoretical tests are used