Qualification details

HLT60412 - Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Sep/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/May/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT60407 - 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
Is superseded by HLT65015 - Advanced Diploma of Dental ProstheticsThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Minimum work requirment of 240 hours. Entry Requirement. 07/Dec/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBADM311A - Maintain business resourcesMaintain business resources N/A
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records N/A
BSBRES401A - Analyse and present research informationAnalyse and present research information N/A
BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability N/A
HLTAMBFC301D - Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health careCommunicate with clients and colleagues to support health care N/A
HLTDA407D - Implement an individualised oral hygiene programImplement an individualised oral hygiene program N/A
HLTDA413B - Implement an oral hygiene program for older peopleImplement an oral hygiene program for older people N/A
HLTDP601D - Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materialsIdentify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materials N/A
HLTDP602D - Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment planGather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan N/A
HLTDP603C - Take impressionsTake impressions N/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 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3492-15 Dental Technician 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0607 Dental Studies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 411 Advanced Diploma 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 5

HLT07 Version 5.1

Comments

HLT60412 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

HLT60412 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Updated licensing advice in line with current industry requirements. Corrections to errors. Equivalent outcome.

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

In order to practice as a Dental Prosthetist in Australia, you will need to be registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act, by the Dental Board of Australia. Further information regarding requirements for registration as a Dental Prosthetist is available here: www.dentalboard.gov.au

Registered Training Organisations that deliver the Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics are responsible for ensuring that their programs meet Australian Dental Council/Dental Council (New Zealand) Accreditation Standards: Education Programs for Dental Prosthetists/ Clinical Dental Technicians (NZ). Only graduates from Australian Dental Council accredited programs are considered by the Dental Board of Australia for registration as Dental Prosthetists. Further information regarding accreditation is available here: www.adc.org.au

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into HLT60412 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics a candidate must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following core units of competency (or their equivalent) from the HLT50512 Diploma of Dental Technology:

BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information

HLTDT301D Construct models (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS200A)

HLTDT302D Construct custom impression trays

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS200A)

HLTDT303D Construct registration rims

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS200A)

HLTDT304D Articulate models and transfer records

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS200A)

HLTDT315D Construct thermoformed bases and appliances

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS200A, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT304D)

HLTDT507C Construct immediate dentures

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT303D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C)

HLTDT508C Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT303D, HLTDT304D)

HLTDT509D Construct cast metal alloy removable partial denture framework

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT303D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C)

HLTDT510C Construct crown and bridge structures (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT304D)

HLTDT511C Join alloy structures (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT303D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C, HLTDT507C, HLTDT508C, HLTDT509D, HLTDT510C)

HLTDT512D Take tooth shades (Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTDT513C Construct fixed restorations

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTDT509D, HLTDT510C)

HLTDT514D Construct orthodontic appliances (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS300A, HLTDT301D, HLTDT302D, HLTDT303D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C, HLTDT507C, HLTDT508C, HLTDT509D, HLTDT510C, HLTDT511C)

HLTDT517D Construct oral splints (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS300A, HLTDT301D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C)

HLTDT518D Repair and modify dentures and appliances (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS300A, HLTDT301D, HLTDT304D, HLTDT519C)

HLTDT519C Construct simple complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTWHS300A)

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS 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

HLTDP601D Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment, materials

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A)

HLTDP602D Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A)

HLTDP603C Take impressions (Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C)

HLTDP604D Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A, HLTDP601D, HLTDP602D, HLTDP603C)

HLTDP605D Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A, HLTDP601D, HLTDP602D, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604D)

HLTDP606D Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A, HLTDP601D, HLTDP602D, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604D, HLTDP605D)

HLTDP607D Perform maintenance treatment for clients with removable dental prostheses

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A, HLTDP601D, HLTDP602D, HLTDP603C, HLTDP604D, HLTDP605D, HLTDP606D)

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTIN302C Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work

(Note pre-requ: HLTIN301C)

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS 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: HLTAMBFC301D, HLTDA407D)

HLTDA417B Take a clinical photograph

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C)

HLTDP608C Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

(Note pre-requs: HLTIN301C, HLTIN302C, HLTWHS401A)

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