Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This course is for people who have or are seeking an apprenticeship in the jewellery trade. It provides off-the-job training in a wide range of jewellery skills. Design and creativity is emphasised in order to meet the changing needs of society from national identity and cultural trends, to personal adornment and aesthetics, socio-economic factors and tourism.
You will design and manufacture individual pieces of jewellery using a wide range of materials, techniques and procedures relevant to work in the industry.
Practical skills and operating techniques are emphasised as well as diagnostic procedures and the technical analysis and correction of faults typically found in the trade.
There are equipment and material costs involved in doing this course. Contact your campus for more information.
This course is superseded by MEM30803. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 19 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 34 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.5 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation and research.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
In addition to your course fee, there will be additional ongoing material costs for metal, gems and tools. Depending on the type of materials, this could be from $50 to $500 It is expected that students will have their own tools.
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM19016B||Construct jewellery components|
|MEM19017B||Fabricate jewellery items|
|MEM19003B||Handle gem materials|
|MEM08010B||Manually finish/polish materials|
|MEM19007B||Perform gemstone setting|
|MEM19001B||Perform jewellery metal casting|
|MEM03001B||Perform manual production assembly|
|MEM19011B||Perform wax injection of moulds for lost wax casting process|
|MEM19008B||Prepare jewellery designs|
|MEM19002B||Prepare jewellery illustrations|
|MEM19013B||Produce jewellery metal masters|
|MEM19012B||Produce jewellery wax model|
|MEM19010B||Produce rubber moulds for lost wax casting process|
|MEM19005B||Produce three-dimensional precision items|
|MEM19018B||Repair jewellery items|
|MEM18003C||Use tools for precision work|
Jeweller or jewellery designer for a retailer or manufacturer.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Design Centre Enmore
110 Edgeware Road, Enmore
Phone 131 601
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