Course Title: Construct indirect composite polymer fixed restorations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: DENT5209C

Course Title: Construct indirect composite polymer fixed restorations

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5206 - Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Contact: Mark doherty

Course Contact Phone: +61 93411407

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Simon Pearse: Ph - 9341 1411
Fax - 93411401
Email –

Zanne Frazer: Ph - 9341 1402
Fax - 9341 1401
Email –

Nicholas Greer: Ph - 9341 1420
Fax - 93411401
Email –

James Moser: Ph – 9341 1417
Fax - 9341 1401
Email –

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

• HLTIN301B Comply with infection control policy
and procedures
• HLTDT519A Construct simple complete removable
acrylic dentures and appliances
• HLTDT513B Construct fixed restorations

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

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT516B Construct indirect composite polymer fixed restorations


1. Prepare model

2. Construct restoration

3. Trim, shape and finish

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Interpret work order
1.2 Treat model as required
1.3 Treat sub-structure (if used) for application of

2.1 Select appropriate system
2.2 Indicate margin as required
2.3 Select materials
2.4 Mix or manipulate materials
2.5 Apply and adapt materials
2.6 Treat surface of the restoration if required
2.7 Process material to industry standard

3.1 Select rotary trimmers
3.2 Refine shape
3.3 Finish restoration according to work order
3.4 Evaluate the finished restoration

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in the construction of indirect composite polymer fixed restorations

Details of Learning Activities

Participation in group activities based on a simulated workplace exercises.
Practical exercises
Individual exercises carrying out requirements of competency.
Student experiences in workplace “on job training”

Teaching Schedule

THEORY SESSION delivered in conjunction with PRACTICAL SESSION

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Anatomy of Orofacal Structures


Mosby's Dental Dictionary



Other Resources

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.

Assessment Tasks

The assessments in this unit are undertaken in a simulated workplace and under the normal range of work conditions in the form of practical exercises, a practical competency all of which are to be
co-assessed with the following units;
HLTIN301A: Comply with Infection Control,
HLTOHS300A: Contribute to OHS Processes,
BSBCMN302A: Organise Personal Work Priorities,
BSBCMN305A: Organise Workplace Information
All forms of assessments and co-assessed units are to be passed to pass this unit.

Assessment Matrix

Weighting of the assessment tasks:

* Practical competency - 100%

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