Full Time Jewellery Manufacture

Full time Jewellery Manufacture:

$27,000.00 +GST, Materials course duration One Year
9.30am – 4pm
Monday to Wednesday

Some of the Topics covered

Use hand tools
Use precision machine hand tools
Metallurgy – how metals work
Making Mounts and Settings
Fabrication and Construction
Wax and Casting processes

This full-time program will allow those who complete it the ability to start their own business or begin work in a Manufacturing Jewellers workshop confidently.
This course covers all aspects of Hand fabrication within the industry and includes Making mounts and Setting processes.
Not to be missed this training is conducted by our Senior head lecture Master Silver and Goldsmith Jacques Fabian.
Placement is limited Maximum of 4 students. This limit on attendees allows for greater one on one guidance.

Subject topics covered are as follows:
1) Jewellery Repairs

2) Ring makes
a. Plain barrel and Flat
b. Rings with settings
c. Design

3) Pendant and Earring Fabrication
a. Design
b. Construction
c. Setting

4) Making Mounts and Settings

5) Stone Setting

6) Design
a. Inspiration
b. Drawing and Sketching
c. Communications through Design
d. Hand Renderings in colour

7) Findings

8) Fabrication Techniques

9) Casting Techniques

10) Tricks of the Trade

11) Understanding Gems and Gemmology

12) Tools
a. Tool Maintenance
b. Tool set up – Gravers, handles and sharpening
c. Hammer facing – shapes and polish
d. Files and handles
e. Emery sticks

13) Engraving on precious metals

14) Rhodium and Gilding processes

15) Costing your work out

16) Hydraulic Die forming for Jewellers and Metal smiths
17) Formulas, Measurements and Calculations
18) Occupational Health Welfare and Safety (OHW & S)
19) Enamelling and Jewellery
20) History of the industry

Submit your portfolio for review to be able to apply for Recognition to Prior Learning (RPL) – (Interview required and learning units and resources can not be used as RPL evidence)

Included in your fees are:
Printed Resources
Use of Studio tools and equipment
Trade suppliers list

Things you are required to provide:
A4 spiral bound Visual Arts diary
Black BIC fine point pen
Permanent marker pen – fine point black or blue to make your metal
2B Pencil, mechanical pencil, Eraser, Ruler
Personal toolbox
Materials – Metal and Gemstones