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Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design

Study pathway:
  • Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design (MEM50311)
Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeMEM60211
TAFE SA CodeTP00800
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfileJewellerJeweller
FacultiesArts and Design
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery


Campus/Delivery SATAC
Application Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Adelaide College of the Arts904311Apply Now On CampusFT & PTDay Only
 Information Session:Information Session:
Thursday 27 October 2016

Jewellery Industry Meet and Greet:
Thursday 20 October 2016

Classroom 1 & 2 - please meet staff by the entrance on the Ground floor

Course Admission Requirements

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Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

  1. CSPA score

Course Notes & Special Requirements

  • Please note that fees listed are for the Advanced Diploma only. Please contact campus for Diploma fees.

How to Apply

Award Courses

Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of this course could expect to find employment in the jewellery industry where basic skills are required, and/or as retail assistants. Further opportunities exist throughout the creative arts sector as freelance worker in related fields of art, design and education.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design (MEM50311)

Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design (MEM60211)
Skills covered include:

  • jewellery hand skills
  • material exploration
  • wax working and casting
  • chain making and wire work
  • design
  • drawing
  • art history
  • critical and creative practice
  • ring making and stone setting
  • mechanism in jewellery
  • object making
  • basic production processes
  • research and idea development
  • plus exhibition and professional practice.
    9 core units plus 27 electives.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

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Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design

UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Visual Arts (Jewellery and Metal)10854Details


 Fee Range (approx)
Total course cost$19,500
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Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

This course also has an incidentals cost of: $500  for Additional materials as required

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