Course Title: Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6123 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

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 Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: Ph: (03) 9341 1407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

HLTDP601D Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materials as required
HLTDP602D Gather data, conduct a dental prosthetic examination and develop a treatment plan
HLTDP603C Take impressions
HLTDP604D Measure and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth
HLTDP605D Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage
HLTHIN302B Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDP606D Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis


1. Prepare client for procedure

2. Check the removable dental prosthesis prior to insertion

3. Fit and evaluate the prosthesis

4. Alter prosthesis

5. Evaluate procedure and instruct the client

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit you have the skills and knowledge required to insert, alter and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis.
Clients may be dentate or edentulous.

Overview of Assessment

Clinical demonstration. Patient records.