TAFE NSW

Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics - HLT65015

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.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. 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

Structure

  • 12 units: 11 core
  • 1 elective

Subjects

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage human resources strategic planning
  • Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Implement an oral health promotion program
  • Lead and manage effective workplace relationships
  • Document or reconstruct a business or records system
  • Perform maintenance treatment for patient with removable dental prostheses
  • Implement an individualised oral hygiene program
  • Research and apply evidence to practice
  • Gather data, conduct dental prosthetic examination and develop treatment plan
  • Take a clinical photograph
  • Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth
  • Identify, select and prepare instruments, equipment and materials
  • Insert and issue a completed removable dental prosthesis
  • Take impressions
  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment
  • Evaluate a removable dental prosthesis at try-in stage

Standard entry requirements

To gain entry into HLT65015 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics a candidate must hold the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology or the HLT55118 Diploma of Dental Technology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Randwick College, Main Campus.

The loan cap for this course is $16,077. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $2,010., and you will need to directly pay the remaining $5,624 for each Unit of Study.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will be required to supply your own adjustable articulator with matching facebow or earbow. The adjustable articulator incisal guidance angle and adjustable condylar guidance angle that is able to be locked into eccentric positions. Examples of approved articulators are: Stratos 300 with Facebow and Quickmaster with Earbow. Additionally, you will be require to purchase a minimum of four text books that will be advised upon enrolment.

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