Course Title: Join alloy structures
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: DENT5263C
Course Title: Join alloy structures
School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5312 - Diploma of Dental Technology
Course Contact: Matthew Clayton
Course Contact Phone: +61 93411417
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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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.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
HLTDT301C Construct models
HLTDT302C Construct custom impression trays
HLTDT303C Construct registration rims
HLTDT304C Articulate models and transfer records
HLTDT507C Construct immediate dentures
HLTDT508C Construct removable acrylic partial dentures
HLTDT509C Cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework
HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures
HLTDT519B Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
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:
HLTDT511C Join alloy structures
1. Solder components
1.1 Identify and position component materials accurately to comply with the design and in a manner that enables the optimum join to be made
2. Weld components
2.1 Identify and position component materials accurately to comply with the design and in a manner that enables the optimum join to be made
On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the process involved in join alloy structures.
Details of Learning Activities
Participation in group activities based on a simulated workplace exercises.
Individual exercises carrying out requirements of competency.
Student experiences in workplace “on job training”
Theory: Join Ally Structures 13/05/2013 (0830 -1230 - 4 hours)
Practical: Various sessions delivered dependenat on the group.
Anatomy of Orofacial Structures
Mosby's Dental Dictionary
- RMIT online learning Hub www.rmit.edu.au/online
- Library www.rmit.edu.au/library
- Internet links
- Primal Pictures
- Journals, Brochures, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Magazines
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.
- Hawley/ Expansion Retainer & Soldering Orthodontic Appliance\
- Cast Partial Co/Cr Addition, Laser Weld & Self Cure
Assessment guidelines for the practical exercises, as outlined in the practical exercise book.
Join Alloy Structures
One element of the 3 hour exam (divided into competencies) PASS MARK 60%, If ’NYC’ (Not Yet Competent) result is achieved the student will be provided with detailed feedback of the shortcomings and given a further opportunity to sit a secondary exam.
If a grade of 40% or less is achieved the student will NOT be granted an opportunity to sit a secondary exam and the student will be required to re-enroll in the unit which will be incurr fees.
Please note: A subsequent NYC result for any of above mentioned assessments may require the student to attend further class work within their enrolment period or may result in the student re-enrolling in the unit which will be incurring fees.
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