Course Title: Take tooth shades

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Take tooth shades

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 25

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)

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 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

• HLTIN301B Comply with infection control policies
and procedures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT512C Take tooth shades


1. View existing teeth and structures
2. Select technique, equipment and materials for recordings
3. Record tooth shade

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in taking tooth shades

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