Course Title: Construct fixed restorations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5312 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct fixed restorations

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Matthew Clayton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411417

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct fixed restorations and fixed partial dentures.

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

HLTDT509C Cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework
HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT513C Construct fixed restorations


1. Prepare sub-structures

2. Select and apply ceramics

3. Trim, shape and finish ceramic restorations

Learning Outcomes

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

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