New Zealand Diploma in Jewellery

New Zealand School of Art and Fashion Limited

Subject area

Jewellery Making




1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people seeking specialised skills and knowledge needed to enter professional careers in the broader jewellery industry and/or in preparation for independent studio practice. It is also designed for people already employed in the jewellery industry.

The jewellery industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit from having people trained in the design and construction of jewellery to a professional level.

Graduates will be capable of working independently as employees, or in self-employment or freelance roles.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, and have English at NCEA Level 3, as all tuition is conducted in English, completed Goldsmithing & Jewellery Level 5 or demonstrated equivalent knowledge. Prospective students complete an audition 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 school s excellent completion rates.

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)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
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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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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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