Course Title: Construct crown and bridge structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct crown and bridge structures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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: +61 3 93411407

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and
knowledge required to design and manufacture 
crowns, bridges, inlays,onlays and veneers. 

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
• HLTDT304B Articulate models and transfer records

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures


1. Prepare removable stone die
2. Duplicate model
3. Wax and invest fixed partial dentures and structures
4. Burnout, cast and finish alloy fixed partial dentures and structures

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in construction of crowns, bridges, inlays,onlays and veneers.  

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