NZ CERTIFICATE IN JEWELLERY (LEVEL 4)
This programme focuses on the use of fundamental hand-making skills in making fine jewellery.
ABOUT THE COURSE
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN
You will develop and apply essential skills in the control of your hand-tools to achieve dimensions & marking out, forming, filing, soldering, making settings, cutting stone holes and back holes, polishing, to construct jewellery to prescribed parameters.
These skill-sets focus on establishing accuracy and applying problem-solving skills in the production of fine jewellery.
This program is closely linked to employment-focused activities and will suit anyone who is considering further study to make goldsmithing and jewellery a career.
Minimum Requirements - You must be 18 years of age or older, and have English at NCEA Level 1, as all tuition is conducted in English.
Detailed Requirements - An audition is required and is free of charge. Prior experiences or achievements are not assessed unless requested.
QUALIFICATIONS YOU WILL GAIN
NZ Certificate in Jewellery, Level 4
Fees: $ 6033.30
COURSE COSTS AND MATERIALS
The school provides basic materials and common use tools required to complete the qualifications.
Students should also budget for additional materials up to $2150.00 This can include, a basic set of hand tools, stationery, metals and stones.
Where students wish to manufacture jewellery that exceeds project specifications; those materials are not included.
Full tuition is given in material conservation and best practice management.
CREDITS & DURATION
This course is of 60 Credits.
Programme Duration - 6 Months
Industry Bench hand, Apprentice, Maker in associated creative industries.
Learners may enrol for PMGS Level 4 Certificate in Art & Design, and Diploma in Jewellery Level 5