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Dental Technology

Yorke Institute is the only provider offering training in a commercial Dental laboratory

Yorke Institute has partnered with one of a leading dental laboratory in Victoria to offer a unique form of training for the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology course.

The partnership with a premier commercial dental laboratory enables our students to be trained by some of the most experienced and skilled technicians in the industry. All practical training will be conducted in a commercial dental laboratory, not a classroom.

Work experience

Yorke Institute Dental students will be provided with work experience to conduct commercial work at the dental laboratory.

Our students who have progressed to a satisfactory academic and skill level will be placed on a work experience rotation at the dental laboratory.  They will work side by side with experienced and skilled technicians and dental prosthesis on various commercial tasks. They will learn commercial practices through the use of current and advanced technology.

Technology

The dental laboratory possesses every piece of equipment expected of a world-class Laboratory including the most advanced CAD-CAM facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Students will learn how qualified CAD-CAM technicians operate these machines to produce accurate and high quality work in real commercial environment.

The dental laboratory is complete with a separate scanning and milling room where two of the most technologically advanced Milling machines by Wieland Zeno and iMES operate round the clock.

Students will learn how Crown & Bridge frameworks and copings are designed and cut using 3Shape scanners and milling machines by iMES and Wieland Zeno.

Digital Technology

The dental laboratory is a pioneer in  3Shape Trios Intra-Oral Scanner. With Intra-oral scanning, impressions taken by dentists can be sent via email instead of courier. The dental laboratory’s state-of-the-art milling machines are used to design and manufacture Crowns whilst the models are printed by a 3D printer.

 

Course Description

National Code and Title

CRICOS Code

HLT55115 - Diploma of Dental Technology

091340D

Location 

Richmond and Coburg

Duration

92 weeks ( including holidays)

Intakes 

Monthly

Entry Requirement

18 years old and above

IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL  550 or proficiency level of Language Literacy and Numeracy(LLN).

Completion of secondary studies in home country equivalent to Australian Year 12 qualification or Completion of a Year 12 in Australia or completion of foundation course in Australia or other countries

Tuition Fee

Refer to Tuition Fee

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification however there are prerequisites for specific units. Refer to the Table of Unit Code below

 

Career Pathway

Diploma of Dental Technology

Academic Pathway:
Advanced Diploma of Dental Technology

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Career Pathway:
Dental Technicians
Dental Prosthesis

 

 

Code

Unit Description 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or comminity services 

 CHCDIV001

Work with diver people 

HLTAID003 

Provide first aid 

HLTDET001 

Construct models 

HLTDET002 

Construct custom impression trays 

HLTDET003 

Construct registration rims 

HLTDET004 

Articulate models and trnasfer records 

HLTDET005 

Construct thermoformed bases and appliances 

HLTDET006

Construct immediate dentures 

 HLTDET007

 Construct removableacrylic partial dentures

HLTDET008 

Construct cast removable allow partial denture framework 

HLTDET009 

 Construct crown and bridge structures

HLTDET010

Join alloy structures

HLTDET011

Construct ceramic and fixed restorations

HLTDET012

Construct orthodontic appliances

HLTDET013

Construct oral splints

HLTDET014

Repair and modify dentures and appliances

HLTDET015

Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS003

Maintain work health and safety

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

BSBADM311

Maintain business resources

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work 

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

 

 Assessment Methods

Assessments will be conducted as part of the qualification, by a qualified assessor who will ensure assessments are valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. Where possible, assessment activities will be integrated to reflect industry application and knowledge in the workplace. A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge on the unit performance criteria, including:

Evidence gathering techniques

A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge on the unit performance criteria, including:

  • Case Study
  • Observation
  • Written questioning
  • Research project
  • Third Party Evidence
  • Portfolio
  • RPL/RCC/CT

 

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