VCC International

Career FAQ: Jewellery Art and Design Diploma

Posted on September 13, 2021

VCC Jewellery classroom picture from Instagram: @vccjewellery


What do VCC graduates do?

  • Self-employed Jeweller
  • Jewellery Retail Salesperson 
  • Jewellery Appraiser
  • Jewellery Finisher
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Goldsmiths for custom design in gold and diamonds

Where do VCC graduates find employment in Vancouver?


VCC Jewellery alumni Juliana Jara working on Ragnar Jewellers - Instagram: @julianajara


What is the salary range of VCC students and alumni?

  • $20 to $40 per hour (average $27 per hour)


How does VCC connect students to employment opportunities?

  • Potential employers are invited to VCC Jewellery Graduation Exhibition and Gala.
  • More practice time spent on digital design, 3D printing, and other skills to increase employability.
  • Employers often send job postings directly to VCC to hire students.

What are the admission requirements?

Other useful information about the program

  • Check out the program flyer
  • View the details of the program
  • Watch a quick video
  • Join an Info Session
  • Browse the photo album with students' work in 2019 and 2020
  • Student awards donated by local businesses from $300 to $1000
  • VCC Jewellery Department Leader Karin Jones is featured in Vancouver Art Gallery


VCC Jewellery student Raquel Ale made this gorgeous necklace - Instagram: @raquelale