Certificate III Traditional Silversmithing Full Time

MEM30605 Jewellery Manufacture Full Time – On Campus

The Certificate III Traditional Silversmithing Full time course is delivered on a commercial basis so that the student will gain all the practical skills to either run their own business or be the best applicant for any employment opportunities.

Full-time course are delivered over 12 months and attendance is required 4 days per week from 8.30am – 4.30pm.

You will have two days with your lecture which is followed by two days in the studio for production.

The course fees include notes, tool levy, studio hire, web page, gallery exhibitions and the best Trade Certified education in the industry.

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Traditional Silversmithing (currently only Jewellery Manufacture (MEM30605) is registered) are:

  • completion of all core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of Group A Jewellery Manufacture stream units from the list below to the value of at least 40 points, and
  • completion of units from Group B Certificate III Trade specialisation units listed in Appendix I, Volume 1 of the Training Package, to bring the total value to at least 73 points

However, please do not be daunted by the amount of points, we tailor all training to your learning style.

Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2, Volume 1).

Appropriate Group B elective units to the value of 16 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate III. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Registered Training Organisations must seek a determination from Manufacturing Skills Australia in respect of the allocation of points values for units of competency drawn from other Training Packages or accredited courses.

Only select units that would be suitable for Jewellery Manufacture occupational outcomes

Your Core units are as follows and they are mandatory:

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13014A

Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

MEM14004A

Plan to undertake a routine task

MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

MEM15002A

Apply quality systems

MEM15024A

Apply quality procedures

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16007A

Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM17003A

Assist in the provision of on the job training

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Required Units

As members of the Jewellery Training Council the following units are Required Units and will begin your point count (72 points being the ultimate goal):

Unit code Unit descriptor Point count

MEM05006C

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

2

MEM06007B

Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing

2

MEM08003C

Perform electroplating operations

6

MEM08010B

Manually finish/polish materials

6

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

4

MEM13002B

Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace

3

MEM13003B

Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

2

MEM13004B

Work safely with molten metals/glass

2

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work

4

MEM19001B

Perform jewellery metal casting

6

MEM19002B

Prepare jewellery illustrations

4

MEM19005B

Produce three-dimensional precision items

8

MEM19012B

Produce jewellery wax model

4

MEM19013B

Produce jewellery metal masters

4

Group A Electives:

There is some double up with the Required units, so this simply means that you can choose less from this list if you’d like.

Select units from this list to the value of at least 40 points

MEM03001B

Perform manual production assembly

4

MEM03002B

Perform precision assembly

4

MEM03006B

Set assembly stations

2

MEM05006C

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

2

MEM06007B

Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing

2

MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment

2

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

8

MEM07024B

Operate and monitor machine/process

4

MEM07032B

Use workshop machines for basic operations

2

MEM07040A

Set multistage integrated processes

6

MEM08001B

Perform wire, jig and barrel load/unload work

4

MEM08002C

Pre-treat work for subsequent surface coating

4

MEM08003C

Perform electroplating operations

6

MEM08010B

Manually finish/polish materials

6

MEM08011B

Prepare surfaces using solvents and/or mechanical means

2

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

4

MEM13002B

Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace

3

MEM13003B

Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

2

MEM13004B

Work safely with molten metals/glass

2

MEM15004B

Perform inspection

2

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work

4

MEM19001B

Perform jewellery metal casting

6

MEM19002B

Prepare jewellery illustrations

4

MEM19003B

Handle gem materials

2

MEM19004B

Handle and examine gemstone materials

6

MEM19005B

Produce three-dimensional precision items

8

MEM19006B

Replace watch batteries

1

MEM19007B

Perform gemstone setting

6

MEM19008B

Prepare jewellery designs

6

MEM19009B

Perform investment procedures for lost wax casting process

1

MEM19010B

Produce rubber moulds for lost wax casting process

2

MEM19011B

Perform wax injection of moulds for lost wax casting process

2

MEM19012B

Produce jewellery wax model

4

MEM19013B

Produce jewellery metal masters

4

MEM19014B

Perform hand engraving

4

MEM19015B

Perform jewellery enamelling

4

MEM19016B

Construct jewellery components

4

MEM19017B

Fabricate jewellery items

6

MEM19018B

Repair jewellery items

6

MEM19020B

Fault-find and maintain micro-mechanisms

4

MEM19021B

Diagnose and service micro-mechanisms

6

MEM19022B

Perform precision micro-mechanism diagnosis and servicing

6

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