Advanced Diploma Of Dental Prosthetics

VET NATIONAL CODE: HLT65015

Total Duration

76 Weeks

(64 wks Tuition + 12 wks Holiday breaks)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT-I)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $25,500 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $22,000 *

Domestic Student: $12,500 *

*Total Material Fee $2000

This qualification reflects the role of a dental prosthetist who works as independent practitioners in the assessment, treatment, management of a person who requires provision of removable dentures; and who also provides unique flexible removable mouthguards used for sporting activities.

PLEASE NOTE:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least of 240 hours of dental prosthetist clinical practice work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Successful completion of this course will also give the skills needed to undertake further study in the field of dental prosthetics.

A graduate holding an Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics approved by the Dental Board of Australia is able to apply for registration with the Dental Board of Australia. Further information on registration is available at www.dentalboard.gov.au

This Program is not accredited with the Australian Dental Council (ADC) or approved by Dental Board of Australia (DBA) and is currently only accredited with the Australian Skill Quality Authority (ASQA).

National Code:
HLT65015
CRICOS Course Code:
096737J
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
AIBT-I
In class NSW | QLD
Assessment:
The assessment of each unit of competency will take place during the course. Assessments will take the form of theory assessment / activities, assignment and / or practical activities in a dental lab.
Start dates:
Beginning of every month except April, August, December (Vacation)
Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business and Technology – International Pty Ltd (AIBT-I)
RTO Code 45169 / CRICOS: 03610E
Packaging Rules:
Total number of units = 12
11 Core units
Plus 1 Elective unit

Core Subjects

 
CHCPOL003
Research and apply evidence to practice
HLTDEN004
Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
HLTDEP001
Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials
HLTDEP002
Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan
HLTDEP003
Take impressions
HLTDEP004
Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth
HLTDEP005
Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage
HLTDEP006
Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis
HLTDEP007
Perform maintenance treatment for clients with removable dental prostheses
HLTDEP008
Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture
HLTINF002
Process reusable instruments and equipment

Elective Subjects

 
BSBWOR502
Lead and manage team effectiveness
 

For more information on the course content, visit: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT65015


Entry requirement:
Entry to this qualification is limited to those who:
1. Hold – HLT55115 – Diploma of Dental Technology or
2. Hold – HLT55118 – Diploma of Dental Technology
Academic requirement:
Academic requirement of a minimum of Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory
English requirement:
A minimum of IELTS 7 or equivalent is required.
International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.
To gain entry into Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics (HLT65015) a student must hold:
1. Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55115) or
2. Diploma of Dental Technology (HLT55118).

Code

Title

 

Licensing/Regulatory Information

 

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice

HLTDEN004

Implement an individualised oral hygiene program

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of legislative requirements related to the use of fluoride in dentistry

HLTDEP001

Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of Australian/New Zealand Standards, workplace health and safety (WHS) policies, Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control, Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, and organisation policies relating to dental laboratory work

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

HLTDEP002

Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of Australian/New Zealand Standards, workplace health and safety (WHS) policies, current Dental Board of Australia infection control guidelines, Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation requirements, and organisation policies and procedures relating to dental laboratory work

·         Knowledge of relevance of medical conditions and medications that can impact on oral health or make the provision of dental treatment unsafe national and State/Territory legal and ethical requirements and considerations for dental assisting work

HLTDEP003

Take impressions

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control on which the candidate bases the planning process

HLTDEP004

Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

·         Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control on which the candidate bases the planning process

HLTDEP005

Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

·         Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control on which the candidate bases the planning process

HLTDEP006

Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

·         Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control on which the candidate bases the planning process

HLTDEP007

Perform maintenance treatment for clients with removable dental prostheses

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

HLTDEP008

Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice

·         Knowledge of Australian/New Zealand Standards, workplace health and safety (WHS) policies, Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control, Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation and organisation policies relating to dental prosthetics work

·         Knowledge of dental practice or organisation policy and procedures, including registration standards and guidelines

·         Dental Board of Australia guidelines on infection control on which the candidate bases the planning process

HLTINF002

Process reusable instruments and equipment

·         The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice

·         Infection control policies and procedures

BSBWOR502                       

Lead and manage team effectiveness

NIL

Clinical placement is an essential component of this qualification. Clinical placement consolidates the students’ knowledge within the real health environment, applying theory to practice.

Students will be required to undertake 240 clinical placement hours.

AIBT-I assists the students in organising clinical placement. Students will be required to complete given logbook and workplace diary during their placement hours.

All students must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities and may be required to undertake placement in regional areas.

Prior to attending clinical placement, students must demonstrate satisfactory course progression.

Before commencing clinical placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements at their own expense:

– Have a current Australian First Aid Certificate

– Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – this must be updated annually and is included in the program

– At their own expense, 30 days before placement, provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check.
https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics (HLT65015) including a transcript of all completed units. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

PLEASE NOTE:

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least of 240 hours of dental prosthetist clinical practice work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Successful completion of this course will also give the skills needed to undertake further study in the field of dental prosthetics.

A graduate holding an Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics approved by the Dental Board of Australia is able to apply for registration with the Dental Board of Australia. Further information on registration is available at www.dentalboard.gov.au

This Program is not accredited with the Australian Dental Council (ADC) or approved by Dental Board of Australia (DBA) and is currently only accredited with the Australian Skill Quality Authority (ASQA).

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