Jewellery Design and Industrial Design

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Design an exciting future

Do you want to transform your ideas into reality?

Our jewellery and object design courses will teach you traditional techniques like gold and silversmithing, as well as cutting-edge technologies and software in one of the best-equipped workshops in the country.

Our industrial design courses can lead to industrial or product design careers. You will learn design process, drawing, 3D modelling, rendering and printing. To get your designs ready for production, you’ll access a specialist design studio, 3D software and a 3D printing workshop.

See more on our industrial design and jewellery showcase pages.

Sydney TAFE and your career

Sydney TAFE gives you the advantage whatever the stage of your career.

  • Leaving school? Our programs and support services will teach you workplace practices, attitudes and the foundation skills to launch your great career.
  • Launching your career? Take advantage of scholarships and internships to learn from the best.
  • Time for a change? Learn in industry standard training facilities and connect with top industry professionals.


Flexible and fast-track options

Sydney TAFE can recognise your knowledge and life/work experience so you finish your qualification faster.

If you are already working in the industry and want to build on your career, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) so you don’t have to study what you already know.

Sydney TAFE is always developing innovative ways to deliver its courses, including evening and online options.

From Sydney TAFE to a degree

Create your own pathway from a diploma-level course to a bachelor or masters degree.

Some higher level jewellery and industrial design courses offer credit transfer so you may be able to fast-track your degree after you finish your Sydney TAFE course.

You may gain credit towards a degree at:

  • Sydney College of the Arts
  • University of Technology, Sydney
  • University of Newcastle
  • University of Western Sydney College.

Build new career skills

Sydney TAFE offers you the opportunity of adding value to your skill-set through other programs. A certificate or diploma-level course can broaden and enhance your design career with available programs including photography, graphic design, illustration and 3D modelling.

You may be interested in other Sydney TAFE career areas

  • Interior Design
  • Fine Arts and Ceramics
  • Photography
  • Fashion, Costume and Millinery
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Retail and Visual Merchandising
  • Architecture, Building Design and CAD

Industry partners include:

  • Intercard
  • Avida
  • Human Scale
  • Reiss

Industry facts sourced from: Service Skills Australia Environmental Scan 2014; Job Outlook, Australian Government Department of Employment;

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