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MEM30605

Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

Add some sparkle to your career with this entry-level course and become a jeweller or jewellery designer.

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Course overview

Kick start your jewellery career with this entry-level course. Develop the skills and knowledge required to become a jeweller. With growing consumer demand for gold and silver jewellery, employment opportunities in this industry are increasing.

In this course you will learn about jewellery repair, stone and gem setting, metal casting, chain making, and technical drawing. You will also develop the ability to plan and interpret designs, use hand tools for precision work, and work safely with a wide range of materials.

Successful completion of this course will give you the skills and knowledge required to work as a jeweller or jewellery designer. You will also develop a solid foundation to continue onto further study.

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What can I do?

  • Jewellery Designer
  • Jewellery Tradesperson
  • Jeweller

Course outcome:

MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

Trade skills assessment and gap training program

If you can demonstrate substantial competency in this qualification, you may be able to access funding for recognition of prior learning and gap training through the Trade Skills and Assessment Gap Training (TSAGT) program. TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of funding from the Queensland Government, Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) for this program. Only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Industry connections

At TAFE Queensland we maintain strong and relevant industry connections. Our teachers have their finger on the pulse and are equipped to guide you through your education to give you the ability to meet and exceed expectations set within the business world.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 73 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. If you are doing this course as part of your apprenticeship, elective units will be selected in consultation with your employer and included on your training plan. Otherwise, please contact us for information about which electives should be included in your training package.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM12023A
    Perform engineering measurements
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM12023A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers performing measurement skills requiring straight forward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform engineering measurements

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM12024A
    Perform computations
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM12024A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers estimating approximate answers to arithmetical problems, carrying out basic calculations involving percentages and proportions, and determining simple ratios and averages. The unit includes producing and interpreting simple charts and graphs.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Perform computations

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM13014A
    Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM13014A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers following occupational health and safety procedures in an engineering or similar work environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM14004A
    Plan to undertake a routine task
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM14004A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan to undertake a routine task

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM14005A
    Plan a complete activity
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM14005A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers planning activities which, whilst following established procedures, may require a response and modification of procedures or choice of different procedures to deal with unforeseen developments.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan a complete activity

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM15002A
    Apply quality systems
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM15002A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply quality systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM15024A
    Apply quality procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM15024A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply quality procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16006A
    Organise and communicate information
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16006A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Organise and communicate information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16007A
    Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16007A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM16008A
    Interact with computing technology
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM16008A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Interact with computing technology

  • UNIT CODE
  • MEM17003A
    Assist in the provision of on the job training
    UNIT CODE :
    MEM17003A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers assisting in the provision of on the job training to others while undertaking normal duties.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Assist in the provision of on the job training

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSAENV272B
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSAENV272B
    Unit description :

    This competency covers the outcomes required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements including those reducing negative environmental impacts of work practices. This unit is based on the sustainability guideline standard GCSSUS01A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

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Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture (MEM30605)

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Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

COURSE CODE: MEM30605
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by MEM30619 - Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, as of 25 June 2019. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 31 December 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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