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NZ Diploma in Jewellery

(Level 5)

$11,652.48 NZD - Domestic (Fees-Free, student loans & allowances available to eligible students)

$24,000 NZD - International


40 Weeks



Expand your horizons with the New Zealand Diploma in Jewellery. This course will encourage you to develop your own unique ideas as you learn techniques for mounts, band rings, bracelets and wire-work. Rhino CAD and design projects offer you even further scope.

Career Pathways :

  • Junior Jeweller

  • Maker in associated creative industries.

  • Learners may enrol for NZSAF Diploma in Jewellery (Level 5)

What you will learn :

You will use and apply techniques to achieve mounts, filing, band rings, bracelets, wire-work, Rhino CAD and design projects to develop your own ideas.

Projects will be made entirely by hand or blended with other manufacturing techniques to produce viable jewellery designs to a brief. 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, completed NZ Certificate in Jewellery and NZ Certificate in Arts and Design or demonstrated equivalent knowledge or skills.

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 $900.00 This can include, CAD, 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 management.