Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

This qualification provides the knowledge and skills required to assist in a dental laboratory in accordance with state/territory legislation. It covers workers who will be pouring impressions, producing custom-made trays, manufacturing occlusal registration rims, transferring oral records and articulating models for a range of prostheses as well as constructing mouthguards.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways.

Occupational title for this worker is:

Dental laboratory assistant


Subjects

PACKAGING RULES

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

9 core units

Core units

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

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

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

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

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

add topic HLTFA301C Apply first aid

add topic HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health

add topic HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

add topic HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.


Pathways...

    Not Applicable


Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Licensing Information

Not Applicable


Employability Skills

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