Course Title: Take impressions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6081 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Take impressions

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 75

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)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2010,
Term2 2011

Course Contact: mark doherty

Course Contact Phone: (03) 9341 1407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Take a range of impressions for clients who are dentate or edentulous

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

HLTIN301A Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
HLTIN302A Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDP603B Take impressions


1. Assess the client
2. Select impression tray and modify if required
3. Select and prepare impression materials
4. Perform impression taking procedure

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you will have the skills and knowledge required to take a range of impressions for clients who are dentate or edentulous.

Overview of Assessment

Impression technique clinically demonstrated. Patient records reviewed.