2 years full time / part time
2 years full time / part time
Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design. Interview.
Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band below 5.0. Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design. Interview.
Pursue your passion and emerging career in jewellery with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design. Refining the specialist skills learnt in your Diploma, this course introduces you to the advanced jewellery making techniques that will allow you to design and create beautiful objects of value and sentiment.
Working within modern, light-filled, industry-standard workshops, Melbourne Polytechnic’s jewellery teachers have advanced knowledge in both traditional and contemporary design and techniques. In order to prepare you for the job marketplace, this course will also introduce and instruct you in the fields of design development, production jewellery, small business set-up and exhibition planning and design. This course culminates in a graduate exhibition giving students the opportunity to showcase their work to family, friends, and industry specialists. Melbourne Polytechnic has an excellent reputation for jewellery and object design, with students winning a number of industry-recognised and prestigious awards including the JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards, WorldSkills competition, Nationwide Jewellers’ Apprentice of the Year, Design Institute of Australia’s Graduate of the Year and even the Lord Coconut Melbourne Cufflink Prize.
An Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design will set you apart within a creative and competitive industry. Experienced teaching staff and the industry-dedicated projects this course has to offer will ensure you graduate equipped with skills to establish your own designer/maker studio as well as work in the production of jewellery for retail and online outlets. Melbourne Polytechnic jewellery graduates have gone to secure jobs across all areas of the ever-evolving industry, from technical assistants in the area of bionic technologies to jewellery studio technicians in the creative education sector.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Various forms of assessment are used, including practical exercises, written exercises, studio journals or combinations of the three.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|MEM19026A||INVESTIGATE QUALITY AND APPLICATION OF JEWELLERY MATERIALS||Core||20|
|MEM19039A||PLAN, CONDUCT AND SUPERVISE A JEWELLERY AND OBJECT EXHIBITION||Core||60|
|MEM18002B||USE POWER TOOLS/HAND HELD OPERATIONS||Core||20|
|MEM18001C||USE HAND TOOLS||Core||20|
|MEM19033A||CREATIVE SILVERSMITHING OBJECTS||Core||60|
|MEM19036A||USE SPECIAL TECHNIQUES TO PRODUCE JEWELLERY AND OBJECTS||Core||80|
|BSBDES602||RESEARCH GLOBAL DESIGN TRENDS||Core||30|
|MEM05006C||PERFORM BRAZING AND/OR SILVER SOLDERING||Core||20|
|MEM19040A||CREATE AND MANUFACTURE JEWELLERY OR OBJECT DESIGN PROTOTYPES FOR THE MASS MARKET||Core||60|
|MEM19029A||PRODUCE A PROFESSIONAL JEWELLERY DESIGN AND 3D OBJECT PORTFOLIO||Core||60|
|MEM08010B||MANUALLY FINISH/POLISH MATERIALS||Core||60|
|BSBSMB406||MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES||Core||60|
|MEM19038A||APPLY TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES TO JEWELLERY AND 3D OBJECT PRODUCTION||Core||60|
|MEM19041A||EXPERIMENT WITH JEWELLERY OR OBJECT DESIGNS||Core||60|
|MEM19031A||PRODUCE RENDERINGS AND TECHNICAL DRAWINGS FOR JEWELLERY AND OBJECT DESIGN CONSTRUCTION||Core||40|
|MEM13004B||WORK SAFELY WITH MOLTEN METAL/GLASS||Core||20|
|CUARES503||ANALYSE CULTURAL HISTORY AND THEORY||Core||70|
|MEM19023A||APPLY DRAWING AND RENDERING TECHNIQUES TO JEWELLEY OR OBJECT DESIGN||Core||40|
|MEM09002B||INTERPRET TECHNICAL DRAWING||Core||40|
|CUAPPR501||REALISE A BODY OF CREATIVE WORK||Core||80|
|CUAPPR604||PUBLICLY PRESENT A BODY OF OWN CREATIVE WORK||Core||60|
|CUAPPR503||PRESENT A BODY OF OWN CREATIVE WORK||Core||60|
|BSBDES502||ESTABLISH, NEGOTIATE AND REFINE A DESIGN BRIEF||Core||65|
|MSMENV272||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||Core||30|
|MEM19012B||PRODUCE JEWELLERY WAX MODEL||Core||40|
|CUAPPR601||ORIGINATE A BODY OF INDEPENDENT CREATIVE WORK||Core||75|
|MEM13003B||WORK SAFELY WITH INDUCSTRIAL CHEMICALS AND MATERIALS||Core||20|
|BSBDES402||INTERPRET AND RESPOND TO A DESIGN BRIEF||Core||20|
|MEM19037A||PLAN AND IMPLEMENT CHENIER FABRICATION PROCESS||Core||20|
|MEM19034A||APPLY CHAIN MANUFACTURE PROCESS||Core||40|
|MEM12023A||PERFORM ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS||Core||30|
|MEM19024A||USE CAD TO CREATE AND DISPLAY 3D JEWELLERY AND OBJECT MODELS||Core||40|
|BSBSMB404||UNDERTAKE SMALL BUSINESS PLANNING||Core||50|
|MEM13014A||APPLY PRINCIPLES OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT||Core||10|
|MEM18003C||USE TOOLS FOR PRECISION WORK||Core||40|
|MEM19032A||DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT MECHANISMS IN JEWELLERY ITEMS||Core||60|
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and support you on your education journey.
To enrol in this course you are asked to attend an interview and folio presentation with one of our Creative Arts staff to ensure that this is the right course for you.
All future international students will need to complete the short application form. After this, you will be redirected to the full enrollment application form and provide further documentation and forms specifically for International Students. Following this, you will be contacted by a member of the International Office who will support you in the next steps.
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