Short Courses

Intermediate Jewellery

Melbourne Polytechnic's Intermediate Jewellery course provides the inspirational progressive step for students who have completed the Introductory Jewellery course or who have basic jewellery skills.

Course Code: SMM004

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Code

SMM004

Campuses

FAIRFIELD

Department

Visual Arts
03 9269 8615

Duration

8 weeks
Total Hours: 24

Course Outline

  • wax carving
  • wax texturing and finishing
  • finishing of metal castings
  • fine silver soldering
  • jump rings manufacture
  • fob catch construction
  • surface texturing
  • Projects include:
  • sterling silver ring – prototype made in wax, cast in sterling silver (casting off site)
  • sterling silver linked bracelet
  • hollow copper bead on neckpiece

Course Outcomes

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will have created a number of wearable jewellery pieces in accordance with their hand skills and confidence
  • A folio of work to present at interview for entry into the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design
  • A Certificate of Completion will be issued to successful participants at the conclusion of the course

Suitable For

  • People who have completed the Introduction to Jewellery short course or anyone seeking to build on their basic jewellery making skills.

Fees

Fees:$395.00

No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Materials

All materials and tools provided including sterling silver Please bring a pencil, fine tip permanent marker, notebook, non-synthetic apron and safety goggles

Prerequisites

Introduction to Jewellery or basic jewellery skills

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Testimonials

'Belinda has an excellent level of knowledge and experience necessary to teach this class. Highly informative and inspiring. Great skills learned.’ – Gina, Hawthorn ‘Belinda is an exceptional teacher who imparts her knowledge with love, passion and professionalism.’ – Teena, Rowville

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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