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NZ Certificate in Jewellery

(Level 4)


$6,033.30 NZD - Domestic (Fees-Free, student loans & allowances available to eligible students)

$12,000 NZD - International


16 Weeks



Begin your creative journey right here. Our exceptional programme will teach you everything you need to know to get started in your jewellery career, including key skills and manufacturing techniques.

Career Pathways :

  • Industry Bench hand

  • Apprentice

  • Maker in associated creative industries.

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What you will learn :

You will develop and apply essential skills in the control of your hand-tools to achieve dimensions & marking out, forming, filing, soldering, making settings, cutting stone holes and back holes, polishing, to construct jewellery to prescribed parameters.

These skill-sets focus on establishing accuracy and applying problem-solving skills in the production of fine jewellery.


This program is closely linked to employment-focused activities and will suit anyone who is considering further study to make goldsmithing and jewellery a career.

Entry Criteria

Minimum Requirements - You must be 18 years of age or older, and have English at NCEA Level 1, as all tuition is conducted in English.

Detailed Requirements - An audition is required and is free of charge. Prior experiences or achievements are not assessed unless requested.

For International enquiries, please contact us on:

0800 739 832 (within NZ)

+64 9 520 4653 (outside NZ)


Course costs & materials

​The school provides basic materials and common use tools required to complete the qualifications.
Students should also budget for additional materials up to $2150.00


This can include, a basic set of hand tools, stationery, metals and stones.
Where students wish to manufacture jewellery that exceeds project specifications; those materials are not included.
Full tuition is given in material conservation and best practice