If you're ready to take the next step in your jewellery design career, the Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) will build on your existing design and fabrication skills with new techniques and high level design abilities. This course can set you up for work as a high end jewellery designer anywhere in the world, or get you ready to set up your own design studio.
You'll learn advanced computer aided drafting (CAD) and digital techniques used in contemporary jewellery design; how to create and present a professional portfolio of your work; and bench skills to further develop your design practice. Depending on your training provider, you'll be able to choose from elective units such as moulding and casting; metalwork; carving; cultural history and theory and more to focus on specialist skills.
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
Take your jewellery design skills to the next level
The Diploma of Visual Arts (Jewellery Design) will enhance your existing design and fabrication skills. This course is taught in our extensive purpose-built facilities and specialised studios based in the creative and cultural heart of the city that is home to the Art Gallery of WA, PICA and many other smaller galleries.
There is a concentration on computer aided drafting and digital techniques as well as studio time and bench skills to further develop your design practice.
On completion you will be well equipped to undertake further studies or you could find work as a high end Jewellery Designer both locally and overseas, or set up your own design studio.
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.