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Introduction to Jewellery & Object Hand-skills

SC01IJDW21

Introduction to Jewellery & Object Hand-skills SC01IJDW21

Course Overview

This introduction to Jewellery making short course is designed for beginners and will teach the basics of professional jewellery making hand-skills.

While being guided through numerous skills and techniques, participants will also gain insight into basic design principles that can be applied to creations. Topics and interactive demonstrations include the following:

  • Saw piercing, measuring and marking out
  • Emerying and filing
  • Annealing metal
  • Soldering
  • Pickling procedures
  • Hammering and texturing
  • Forming, shaping, constructing, assembling and
  • Polishing

This short course teaches these skills through the manufacture of finely crafted items – where you will design and make at least one unique piece of jewellery, which can be worn or become a unique hand-held object.

Please wear safe, closed-toe footwear (no sandals or thongs) and bring a sketch/notebook, pen and pencils.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We've had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we're currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

1. Full Fee
$595.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

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