Jewelry Design and Repair 1 & 2
Length 1,650 Hours Admissions Contact Nancy Randolph - firstname.lastname@example.org Course Information Charles Bahringer - email@example.com Flyer Download Program Costs Download
Mission: The mission of this program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to fill the needs of jewelry industry employers.
Jewelry Design and Repair consists of two programs: Jewelry Design and Repair 1 – J450600 (900 hours) and Jewelry Design and Repair 2 – J450700 (750 hours).
Students must complete Jewelry Design and Repair 1 or demonstrate mastery of the program outcomes prior to enrollment in Jewelry Design and Repair 2.
These programs consist of a planned sequence of courses.
Jewelry Design and Repair 1
Jewelry Technician Assistant - Course PMT0620 (450 hours) – This course prepares students for entry into the Jewelry Making and Repair industry. Students learn beginning level trade skills such as; tool and equipment safety, sawing and piercing, filing and finishing, polishing, and silver soldering
Jewelry Designer - Course PMT0630 (450 hours) – Course content includes the process of alloying, surface embellishment, forming and fabrication techniques, and shop management skills.
Jewelry Design and Repair 2
Casting/Rubber Molding - Course PMT0643 (150 hours) – This course will focus on the Lost Wax Casting process using specific wax carving and molding techniques to create rings, pendants, earrings, and jewelry components.
Jewelry Repair - Course PMT0642 (150 hours) – Content includes hands-on experiences in repairing rings, chains, prongs, and hinges made of various metals.
Stone Setter - Course PMT0632 (150 hours) – Students will learn fabricating techniques to create calibrated setting for round, oval, square, heart, emerald cut, marquise, and pear shaped stones.
CAD/CAM Jewelry Designer- Course PMT0635 (300 hours) – Students will learn the process of designing jewelry using the RhinoGold CAD/CAM program as a designing tool
Distance Education: Not available at this time
- First level Jewelers of America (JA) Bench Professional Certification – JA Certified Bench Jeweler Technician (CBJT)
- Second level JA Bench Professional Certification – JA Certified Bench Jeweler (CBJ)
- Diamond Council of America (DCA) Beginning Jewelry Sales Certification
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in reading, math, and language is pre-assessed using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.
Program length and costs are approximate, and subject to change.