This course is an introduction to techniques, processes, materials and tools. Students are given specific assignments for learning basic operations and techniques. During the first part of this course, an orientation to the studio, its machinery and tools is given with an emphasis on safety. Students are expected to keep a written journal on all demonstrations and techniques, safety practises and other course content covered. A variety of techniques including piercing, doming, texturing, riveting and basic stone setting are explored.
This course is part of the full-time Jewellery Art and Design Program.
Course code: JADE 1101
Length: 345 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.