Course Title: Construct models

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct models

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5861C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term1 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5861C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5861C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2020 (All)

DENT5861C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2021 (All)

Course Contact: Matt Clayton

Course Contact Phone: +61 435 933 052

Course Contact Email: matthew.clayton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct models from impressions of the patient’s maxillary or mandibular jaws.

This unit applies to work in dental technology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET001 Construct models

Elements:

1. Verify integrity of the impression

2. Select and prepare model materials

3. Pour impressions

4. Finish model


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Verify integrity of impressions 
  2. Select and prepare model materials 
  3. Pour impressions
  4. Finish model 


Overview of Assessment

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that you have:

• used standard precautions and safe work practices to prepare models, using a range of materials specifically prepared against written instructions and manufacturers’ instructions, for at least 4 different types of impressions (must be a combination of maxillary and mandibular arches):

   - dentate

   - partially dentate

   - edentulous

• critically evaluated the 4 different types of models produced to meet technical laboratory and clinician requirements.

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.   

Regular attendance is necessary. 

Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks and consist of theory and practical based tasks.