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  • MEM30605

Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Jewellery Tradesperson
  • Jeweller
COURSE OUTCOME

MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and elective units based on points from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM05006C
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM06007B
Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing
MEM08010B
Manually finish/polish materials
MEM09002B
Interpret technical drawing
MEM13003B
Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM13004B
Work safely with molten metals/glass
MEM15004B
Perform inspection
MEM18001C
Use hand tools
MEM18002B
Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C
Use tools for precision work
MEM19001B
Perform jewellery metal casting
MEM19002B
Prepare jewellery illustrations
MEM19003B
Handle gem materials
MEM19007B
Perform gemstone setting
MEM19008B
Prepare jewellery designs
MEM19012B
Produce jewellery wax model
MEM19013B
Produce jewellery metal masters
MEM19016B
Construct jewellery components
MEM19017B
Fabricate jewellery items
MEM19018B
Repair jewellery items

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

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.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland