ERIC Number: ED117409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
National Apprenticeship and Training Standards for Dental Technicians. Revised.
National Association of Dental Labs., Inc., Washington, DC.
The guidebook presents a systematic and uniform method for training dental technicians throughout the industry, incorporating basic standards recommended by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training. The first section defines terminology and establishes rules and regulations regarding apprentices and apprenticeship programs in 16 areas, including qualifications, program requirements, work experience, and certification. The National Association of Dental Laboratories Apprenticeship and Training Policy is presented. The second section examines nine areas of adapting national standards to local use through program supervision by the National Association of Dental Laboratories. Topics include committee formation, employers and supervisors of apprenticeship and training, apprenticeship ratio, consultants, registration agency, term of apprenticeship, rates of pay, supervision, and modification. The third section outlines job skills and hours necessary for their learning in the following areas: dentures, with 16 units of instruction taking 6,000 hours; crown and bridge, with 13 units of instruction taking 6,000 hours; ceramics, with 10 units of instruction taking 4,000 or 4,665 hours; casting, with eight units of instruction taking 4,000 hours. Copies of apprenticeship agreements between apprentice and employer and apprentice and joint apprenticeship committees are presented, and a listing of regional bureau offices and State and territorial apprenticeship agencies are provided. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Dental Labs., Inc., Washington, DC.