Repair and modify dentures and appliances

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTDET014, 'Repair and modify dentures and appliances'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare case

1.1 Apply standard precautions when receiving, handling and working on dentures and appliances

1.2 Decontaminate dentures and appliances according to infection control guidelines

1.3 Read and correctly interpret work order

1.4 Examine fractured components for defects

1.5 Realign, position and secure fractured components in their correct relationship

2. Prepare model

2.1 Construct model according to the work order.

2.2 Construct articulation key

3. Repair denture or appliance

3.1 Prepare and shape denture surfaces to allow for bonding with the new material

3.2 Relocate components

3.3 Select and prepare materials and processing equipment

3.4 Apply repair materials using the correct technique to the required shape and thickness

3.5 Process materials according to manufacturers’ instructions

4. Modify denture or appliance where required

4.1 Decontaminate impressions according to infection control guidelines

4.2 Pour the model material into the impression in accordance with accepted techniques

4.3 Articulate case and transfer records, or construct articulation key as required

4.4 Prepare denture or appliance surfaces appropriately for the modification to be made

4.5 Reline, re-base or modify the denture in accordance with work order

5. Trim, shape and finish denture or appliance

5.1 Trim denture or appliance to relevant anatomical outline or required extension of the base

5.2 Examine the tissue fitting surface and remove any processing anomalies and sharp surfaces

5.3 Refine and polish surfaces and produce required contours

5.4 Evaluate the finished prosthesis

5.5 Decontaminate the appliance according to infection control guidelines

5.6 Place the appliance in a sealed container for dispatch