New Zealand Diploma in Jewellery

New Zealand School of Art and Fashion Limited

Subject area

Jewellery Making




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people seeking the core skills and knowledge in the design and making of jewellery required to work in an assistant position in a jewellery or associated creative industries environment.

The jewellery industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having trained jewellery assistants enter the sector.

Graduates will be capable of self-managing within defined guidelines to produce jewellery items.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are made available to all Auditionees. An audition must be completed prior to enrolment. This is a thorough, comprehensive, free, two-day process to screen prospective learners and ensure mutual suitability before commitment is made by both parties, a factor directly contributing to the schools' excellent completion rates. A minimum of NCEA Level 1 in English, as all tuition is conducted in English, or demonstrated equivalent knowledge. Unless requested, prior training or learning achievements are not a part of nor assessed in the audition process. A recognised prior learning / current competency procedures are available. Pathway from: NZ Certificate in Jewellery & NZ Certificate of Arts & Design (Level 4) or demonstrated equivalent knowledge or skills.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$11,652 $11,652
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,589 $10,589
Total $22,241 $22,241

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $32,819
Earnings range $21,996 - $40,622
In employment 57%
In further study 32%
On a benefit 4%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



Up to $500.00

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Tū i te ora scholarship

Provided by:

Northland Regional Council




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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 377 2468
Fax: (09) 377 2545

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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