Qualification details

MEM40311 - Certificate IV in Advanced Jewellery Manufacture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 15/Sep/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced21/Dec/2011

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSMB403A - Market the small businessMarket the small business N/A
BSBSMB405B - Monitor and manage small business operationsMonitor and manage small business operations N/A
BSBSMB406A - Manage small business financesManage small business finances N/A
MEM03001B - Perform manual production assemblyPerform manual production assembly N/A
MEM03002B - Perform precision assemblyPerform precision assembly N/A
MEM03003B - Perform sheet and plate assemblyPerform sheet and plate assembly N/A
MEM03004B - Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production)Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production) N/A
MEM03006B - Set assembly stationsSet assembly stations N/A
MEM05006C - Perform brazing and or silver solderingPerform brazing and or silver soldering N/A
MEM06007B - Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealingPerform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399411 Jeweller 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4983-11 Jeweller 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1003 Visual Arts And Crafts 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399411 Jeweller 07/Aug/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4983-11 Jeweller 07/Aug/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1003 Visual Arts And Crafts 07/Aug/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 21/Dec/2011 
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Modification History

Release 2 - Imported elective unit BSBSMB405A replaced by BSBSMB405B. No change in outcomes.

Release 1 - New qualification

Description

This qualification has been specifically developed to be delivered to people who are existing jewellery tradespersons or apprentices in a jewellery-related trade who choose to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off the job learning strategies. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition processes.

Job roles/employment outcomes 

The MEM40311 Certificate IV in Advanced Jewellery Manufacture specifies the competencies required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson – Level II in jewellery-related disciplines, Jeweller Tradesperson Special Class, or related classification depending on the Award or Agreement.

The job role involves application of additional skills in the jewellery trade including, gem setting, engraving or jewellery manufacturing skills. Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in jewellery manufacturing and retail and wholesale jewellery enterprises.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop skill and knowledge in the application of specialised jewellery manufacturing trade and related skills within jewellery-related enterprises.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit for relevant units of competency should be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, other relevant qualifications or achieved equivalent industry experience.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include design orientated training in the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Jewellery and Object Design or management qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Certificate IV in Advanced Jewellery Manufacturing 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the jewellery industry for this qualification. This table should be interpreted in conjunction with the detailed requirements of each unit of competency packaged in this qualification. The outcomes described here are broad industry requirements that reflect skill requirements for this level.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with industry representatives and clients
  • Interpret industry standards, regulations and policies
  • Undertake client discussion to determine work requirements and job specifications
  • Consult with supply chain personnel to determine resource supply capabilities
  • Calculate job costs
  • Negotiate with client to establish costing and job timeframes
  • Sketch designs
  • Accurately record and interpret detailed work specifications
  • Complete detailed and accurate documentation and maintain records

Teamwork

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and consultative relationships with clients or colleagues
  • Work with others in the supply chain
  • Provide information and feedback to others to maintain production quality
  • Participate in sustainability improvements

Problem-solving

  • Examine risks and implement and maintain risk control measures for materials and equipment
  • Identify and report environmental features, regulations, insurance requirements, legal requirements and other factors which may affect the product or service to be provided
  • Determine and implement corrective measures for production problems and faults
  • Undertake maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • Determine work requirements and modifications
  • Assess quality of materials before using in work items
  • Produce cost-effective specifications in line with client expectations
  • Determine specific construction techniques to be used
  • Respond effectively to supply chain issues related to supply of resources
  • Investigate environmental performance and identify potential areas for improvement

Initiative and enterprise

  • Develop continuous improvement of processes
  • Determine necessary adjustment to production techniques in line with specifications
  • Anticipate and address design and production issues
  • Investigate and apply new tools and strategies to improve resource use

Planning and organising

  • Undertake effective planning of own work to achieve desired outcomes within agreed timeframes
  • Undertake ordering of resources and materials to ensure work flows are met
  • Monitor quality processes and analyse outcomes
  • Determine and implement contingency plans to respond to incidents and problems
  • Monitor and maintain equipment condition and performance

Self-management

  • Manage own work plans and priorities
  • Manage client and industry relationships and contracts
  • Manage data flows and record keeping
  • Maintain housekeeping of workplace
  • Monitor and maintain own work against quality standards
  • Apply safety procedures, including the use of protective equipment
  • Monitor use of resources

Learning

  • Assess own skill requirements and seek further development, if required
  • Develop or adjust own processes based on prior experience
  • Maintain currency of learning with regards to trends, jewellery design features and production techniques
  • Experiment with production techniques

Technology

  • Monitor and maintain machine operation
  • Use machinery and equipment effectively, efficiently and safely
  • Use specialised computing equipment and software

Packaging Rules

The minimum requirements for achievement of the MEM40311 Certificate IV in Advanced Jewellery Manufacture are:

  • completion of all twelve (12) core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of elective units as described below from Groups A and B, to bring the total value to at least 109 points.

Elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • completion of Group A electives to the value of at least 12 points
  • completion of Group B electives to bring the total value of elective units to 109 points.

Appropriate elective units to the value of 22 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate IV. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM05 Training Package for use in this qualification. This meets the NQC requirement that one sixth of the total units must be able to be selected from other qualifications in the same Training Package.

Registered Training Organisations must seek a determination from Manufacturing Skills Australia in respect of the allocation of points values for units of competency drawn from other Training Packages or accredited courses.

Units with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk. Note that when selecting elective units any prerequisite units must also be completed. Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2).

Core units of competency 

Complete all twelve (12) units of competency from this list.

Unit code

Unit title

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024A

Perform computations

MEM13014A

Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

MEM14004A

Plan to undertake a routine task

MEM14005A

Plan a complete activity

MEM15002A

Apply quality systems

MEM15024A

Apply quality procedures

MEM16006A

Organise and communicate information

MEM16007A

Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

MEM16008A

Interact with computing technology

MEM17003A

Assist in the provision of on the job training

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units of competency 

Group A - Advanced Jewellery Specialisation units 

Select units from this list to the value of at least 12 points and up to a maximum of 109 points.

Unit code

Unit title

Points

MEM19023A

Apply drawing and rendering techniques to jewellery or object design

4

MEM19024A

Use CAD to create and display 3D jewellery and object models

4

MEM19025A

Create and present designs for jewellery and other 3D objects

4

MEM19026A

Investigate quality and application of jewellery materials

2

MEM19028A

Select materials and new technologies for jewellery and 3D object design applications

2

MEM19031A

Produce renderings and technical drawings for jewellery and object design construction

2

MEM19033A

Create silversmithing objects

4

MEM19034A

Apply chain manufacture process

2

MEM19035A

Plan and apply casting techniques for jewellery and object designs

4

MEM19037A

Plan and implement chenier fabrication process

2

MEM19038A

Apply traditional techniques to jewellery and 3D object production

4

MEM19044A

Repair and restore antique jewellery

4

MEM19045A

Set gems in channel style settings

4

MEM19046A

Apply grain setting techniques

4

MEM19047A

Set gems in claw and bezel style settings

4

MEM19048A

Develop and apply complex borders and decorations for hand engraving

4

MEM19049A

Develop and apply heraldic designs for hand engraving

2

MEM19050A

Hand carve engraving work

4

MEM19051A

Construct multiple stone settings*

4

MEM19052A

Produce complex objects using silversmithing techniques*

4

MEM19053A

Create complex findings and mechanisms for jewellery items*

4

MEM19054A

Fabricate platinum jewellery items

4

Group B - Jewellery Manufacture stream units 

Select units from this group to bring the total value of Group A and B units to 109 points, including any prerequisites.

Unit code

Unit title

Points

MEM03001B

Perform manual production assembly

4

MEM03002B

Perform precision assembly*

4

MEM03003B

Perform sheet and plate assembly*

4

MEM03004B

Perform electronic/electrical assembly (production)

8

MEM03006B

Set assembly stations*

2

MEM05006C

Perform brazing and/or silver soldering

2

MEM06007B

Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing

2

MEM07001B

Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment*

2

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

8

MEM07024B

Operate and monitor machine/process

4

MEM07032B

Use workshop machines for basic operations*

2

MEM07040A

Set multistage integrated processes*

6

MEM08001B

Perform wire, jig and barrel load/unload work

4

MEM08002C

Pre-treat work for subsequent surface coating*

4

MEM08003C

Perform electroplating operations*

6

MEM08010B

Manually finish/polish materials*

6

MEM08011B

Prepare surfaces using solvents and/or mechanical means*

2

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

4

MEM13001B

Perform emergency first aid

1

MEM13002B

Undertake occupational health and safety activities in the workplace

3

MEM13003B

Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

2

MEM13004B

Work safely with molten metals/glass

2

MEM13010A

Supervise occupational health and safety in an industrial work environment*

4

MEM15003B

Use improvement processes in team activities*

4

MEM15004B

Perform inspection

2

MEM15015B

Examine trading practices*

5

MEM16002C

Conduct formal interviews and negotiations

4

MEM16004B

Perform internal/external customer service

2

MEM16005A

Operate as a team member to conduct manufacturing, engineering or related activities

2

MEM16011A

Communicate with individuals and small groups*

2

MEM16013A

Operate in a self-directed team*

2

MEM17001B

Assist in development and deliver training in the workplace

2

MEM17002B

Conduct workplace assessment

2

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work*

4

MEM18055B

Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components*

3

MEM19001B

Perform jewellery metal casting*

6

MEM19002B

Prepare jewellery illustrations*

4

MEM19003B

Handle gem materials

2

MEM19004B

Handle and examine gemstone materials*

6

MEM19005B

Produce three-dimensional precision items*

8

MEM19006B

Replace watch batteries*

1

MEM19007B

Perform gemstone setting*

6

MEM19008B

Prepare jewellery designs*

6

MEM19009B

Perform investment procedures for lost wax casting process*

1

MEM19010B

Produce rubber moulds for lost wax casting process

2

MEM19011B

Perform wax injection of moulds for lost wax casting process

2

MEM19012B

Produce jewellery wax model

4

MEM19013B

Produce jewellery metal masters*

4

MEM19014B

Perform hand engraving*

4

MEM19015B

Perform jewellery enamelling*

4

MEM19016B

Construct jewellery components*

4

MEM19017B

Fabricate jewellery items*

6

MEM19018B

Repair jewellery items*

6

MEM19020B

Fault-find and maintain micro-mechanisms*

4

MEM19021B

Diagnose and service micro-mechanisms*

6

MEM19022B

Perform precision micro-mechanism diagnosis and servicing

6

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

4

BSBSMB403A

Market the small business

4

BSBSMB405B

Monitor and manage business operations

4

BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

4

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