Course Title: Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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)

DENT5879C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5879C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5879C

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 design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD).

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:

HLTDET016 Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

Elements:

1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements

2. Design restoration or appliance using computer-aided design (CAD)

3. Finalise digital design for manufacturing


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to;

  1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements
  2. Design restoration or appliance using computer-aided design (CAD)
  3. Finalise digital design for manufacturing


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:

  • read and correctly interpreted four work orders
  • used computer-aided design (CAD) software and technologies to prepare four digitally designed restorations or appliances, one of which must be a unit of crown and bridge work. The remaining three must be selected from two of the following categories:
    • prosthetics
    • chrome casting
    • orthodontics
    • splints
  • applied infection control precautions and safe work practices to prepare the above four digital restoration or appliance designs
  • critically evaluated the above four digital restoration or appliance designs to meet requirements of the work order.

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.