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NZ Diploma in Jewellery

(Level 6)

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

$24,000 NZD - International


40 Weeks



Plan for success and take your jewellery career to the next level with our Level 6 Diploma course. Meticulous in every detail, this is exactly what you need to develop the exacting construction elements required for goldsmithing. We will also assist you to develop a viable business jewellery business plan and map your goals for success.

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 applied techniques to achieve complex mounts, manufacturing techniques, Rhino CAD and design projects that culminate in your capstone project. You will create a viable business plan to establish and develop your goals within the context of a proposed business plan. 

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 goldsmithing and jewellery as 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 Diploma in Jewellery (level 5) 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 $950.00 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.