PETER MINTURN GOLDSMITH SCHOOL

(A part of the Ascent Group of Institutes)

Address - 190 Great South Road, Epsom, Auckland 1051

 

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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.

 

ENTRY CRITERIA

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

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

CAREER PATHWAY

Industry Bench hand, Apprentice, Maker in associated creative industries.

EDUCATION PATHWAY

Learners may enrol for PMGS Level 4 Certificate in Art & Design, and Diploma in Jewellery Level 5

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