Course Title: Construct cast alloy removable partial denture framework

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct cast alloy removable partial denture framework

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5868C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term1 2021

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5868C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5868C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2020 (All)

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct burnout patterns for cast metal framework and to devest, trim, treat, finish and evaluate alloy structures.

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:

HLTDET008 Construct cast alloy removable partial denture framework

Elements:

1. Prepare master model

2. Construct refractory model

3. Wax and invest removable partial denture

4. Burnout and cast removable partial denture

5. Devest, trim, finish and evaluate


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Prepare master model 
  1. Construct refractory model 
  1. Wax and invest removable partial denture framework 
  1. Burnout and cast removable partial denture framework 
  1. Devest, trim, finish and evaluate alloy structures for removable partial denture


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:

• followed a set of sequenced written instructions and manufacturers’ specifications for preparing materials used in a cast for removable alloy partial denture

• used standard precautions and safe work practices to construct 1 removable alloy framework that includes a combination of bounded and free end saddles

• critically evaluated the 1 cast for removable alloy partial denture produced to meet technical laboratory and patient 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.