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Qualification details

HLT60407 - Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT60402 - Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics 24/Mar/2011
Is superseded by and equivalent to HLT60412 - Advanced Diploma of Dental ProstheticsUpdated in V5. Updated core unit HLTFA311A Apply first aid . Updated core WHS units. Clarification to entry requirements. 06/May/2012

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
BSBADM311A - Maintain business resourcesMaintain business resourcesN/A
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial recordsN/A
BSBRES401A - Analyse and present research informationAnalyse and present research informationN/A
BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityN/A
HLTAMBFC301C - Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health careCommunicate with clients and colleagues to support health careN/A
HLTDA407C - Implement an individualised oral hygiene programImplement an individualised oral hygiene programN/A
HLTDA413B - Implement an oral hygiene program for older peopleImplement an oral hygiene program for older peopleN/A
HLTDP601C - Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materialsIdentify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materialsN/A
HLTDP602C - Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment planGather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment planN/A
HLTDP603C - Take impressionsTake impressionsN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411212 Dental Prosthetist 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3492-15 Dental Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0607 Dental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Direct Client Care 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Dental Prosthetist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411212 Dental Prosthetist 03/Sep/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3492-15 Dental Technician 03/Sep/2007 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0607 Dental Studies 03/Sep/2007 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 03/Sep/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills needed to work as a registered Dental Prosthetist. It includes the skills of dental prosthetic examination, taking impressions, dental prosthesis try-in and inserting, issuing and maintaining dental prostheses.

Depending on particular state/territory legislation and regulations the qualification may need to be combined with the specified periods of clinical practice before the graduate can work as a dental prosthetist.

Occupational title for this worker is:

  • Dental prosthetist

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

To gain entry into this qualification, candidates must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following core units of competency (or their equivalent) from the Diploma of Dental Technology:

BSBWOR301A Organise personal work priorities and development 

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information 

HLTDT301C Construct models  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS200B)

HLTDT302C Construct custom impression trays  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS200B)

HLTDT303C Construct registration rims  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS200B)

HLTDT304C Articulate models and transfer records  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS200B)

HLTDT315C Construct thermoformed bases and appliances  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS200B, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT304C)

HLTDT507C Construct immediate dentures  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT303C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B)

HLTDT508C Construct removable acrylic partial dentures  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT303C, HLTDT304C)

HLTDT509C Construct cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT303C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B)

HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT304C)

HLTDT511C Join alloy structures  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT303C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B, HLTDT507C, HLTDT508C, HLTDT509C, HLTDT510C)

HLTDT512C Take tooth shades  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTDT513C Construct fixed restorations  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT509C, HLTDT510C)

HLTDT514C Construct orthodontic appliances  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS300B, HLTDT301C, HLTDT302C, HLTDT303C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B, HLTDT507C, HLTDT508C, HLTDT509C, HLTDT510C, HLTDT511C)

HLTDT517C Construct oral splints  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS300B, HLTDT301C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B)

HLTDT518C Repair and modify dentures and appliances  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS300B, HLTDT301C, HLTDT304C, HLTDT519B)

HLTDT519B Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTOHS300B)

HLTOHS300B Contribute to OHS processes 

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

16 units of competency are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 15 core units
  • 1 elective unit, to be selected from those listed below the core units

Core units 

BSBADM311A Maintain business resources 

BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records 

BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information 

HLTDP601C Identify , select and prepare instruments , equipment , materials  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A)

HLTDP602C Gather data , conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A)

HLTDP603C Take impressions  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B)

HLTDP604C Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A, HLTDP601C, HLTDP602C, HLTDP603C)

HLTDP605C Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try -in stage  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A, HLTDP601C, HLTDP602C, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604C)

HLTDP606C Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A, HLTDP601C, HLTDP602C, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604C, HLTDP605C)

HLTDP607C Perform maintenance treatment for clients with removable dental prostheses  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A, HLTDP601C, HLTDP602C, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604C, HLTDP605C, HLTDP606C)

HLTFA301C Apply first aid 

HLTHIR501B Maintain an effective health work environment 

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures 

HLTIN302B Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work  (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTOHS401A Maintain workplace OHS processes 

Relevant electives 

One elective is to be selected for this qualification for the following units.

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability 

HLTDA413B Implement an oral hygiene program for older people  (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBFC301C, HLTDA407C)

HLTDA417B Take a clinical photograph  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B)

HLTDP608B Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture  (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302B, HLTOHS401A)