Course Title: Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5206 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

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 Internet or Workplace

Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Mark Doherty

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1407

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is concerned with the selection, arrangement and wax contouring of a complete denture.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

• HLTIN301A: Comply with infection control policies and procedures.
• HLTDT301B: Construct models.
• HLTDT302B: Construct custom impression trays.
• HLTDT303B: Construct registration rims.
• HLTDT304B: Articulate models and transfer records.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDT519A Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances


1: Prepare case for setting of teeth
2: Arrange artificial teeth
3: Wax up for denture try-in

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course the participants will be able to demonstrate, on a consistent basis, the arrangement of artificial teeth for complete dentures

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 & written tests are used