Course Title: Construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5880C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

DENT5880C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5880C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5880C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2020 (All)

DENT5880C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

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 dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)

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:

HLTDET017 Construct dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)

Elements:

1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements

2. Construct restoration or appliance using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)

3. Finalise restoration or appliance


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit, you will be able to;

  1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements
  2. Construct restoration or appliance using computer-aided manufacturing (CAM)
  3. Finalise restoration or appliance


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 manufacturing (CAM) technologies to construct four 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 standard infection control precautions and safe work practices to prepare the above four restorations or appliances
  • critically evaluated the above four restorations or appliances constructed 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.