Qualification details

MEM30605 - Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 27/Sep/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced01/Dec/2005

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
MEM03001B - Perform manual production assemblyPerform manual production assembly N/A
MEM03002B - Perform precision assemblyPerform precision assembly 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
MEM07001B - Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipmentPerform operational maintenance of machines/equipment N/A
MEM07005C - Perform general machiningPerform general machining N/A
MEM07024B - Operate and monitor machine/processOperate and monitor machine/process N/A
MEM07032B - Use workshop machines for basic operationsUse workshop machines for basic operations N/A
MEM07040A - Set multistage integrated processesSet multistage integrated processes 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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Jewellery 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Watchmaker,Jeweller 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399411 Jeweller 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4983-11 Jeweller 25/May/2006 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1003 Visual Arts And Crafts 25/May/2006 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 01/Dec/2005 
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Modification History

Updated one unit of competency - MEM05006B to MEM05006C

Description

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Pathways Information

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Licensing/Regulatory Information

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Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Read, interpret, follow and communicate information on written job packets, specifications, standard operating procedures, charts, lists, drawings and other applicable reference documents
  • Produce sketches, illustrations and renderings
  • Check and clarify task-related information
  • Recognise and use common jewellery and horological terminology

Teamwork

  • Work alone or as part of a team
  • Contribute to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work
  • Identify work roles, communicate and cooperate with others

Problem-solving

  • Undertake numerical operations, geometry and calculations/ formulae (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals, percentages and proportions, simple ratios and averages)
  • Use appropriate measuring techniques
  • Inspect quality of own or other employee's work
  • Interpret design and fabrication requirements and translate into practical outcomes
  • Use diagnostic skills to identify and determine causes of problems
  • Diagnose precision micro-mechanisms

Initiative and enterprise

  • Be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts
  • Identify actual and foreseeable workplace hazards during course of work
  • Modify work plan to overcome unforeseen difficulties or developments that occur as work progresses
  • Economise material use and minimise waste
  • Participate in improvement procedures including process, quality and internal/external customer/supplier relationships

Planning and organising

  • Plan, prioritise and sequence work operations
  • Select and use planning techniques and tools
  • Organise and analyse information relevant to work
  • Set up jobs prior to commencement of work including selection of appropriate tools, equipment and materials and adjustment of equipment

Self-management

  • Carry out work safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures, manufacturer's recommendations. environmental guidelines and legislative requirements
  • Monitor performance of operation or quality of product or service to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Take responsibility for own work outcomes
  • Apply techniques, procedures, tools and equipment for compliance with site or manufacturers' specifications.

Learning

  • Check and clarify task related information with appropriate personnel or technical adviser
  • Identify customers' requirements with respect to the operation or quality of the product or service
  • Assess and modify own work practices
  • Use manuals, online help and other reference materials such as catalogues/lists as required
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable standards, legislation, codes of practice and product/process developments
  • Assist with on the job training and assessment

Technology

  • Select and use appropriate tools, equipment, materials and machines, including high tolerance/precision tools and equipment
  • Use high magnification optics
  • Use gem setting techniques, tools, processes and procedures
  • Select and use appropriate measuring/testing devices
  • Navigate technology to access /input /store/retrieve/save and produce information/data using appropriate software applications

Packaging Rules

The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture are:

  • completion of all core units of competency listed below, and
  • completion of Group A Jewellery Manufacture stream units from the list below to the value of at least 40 points, and
  • completion of units from Group B Certificate III Trade specialisation units listed in Appendix I, Volume 1 of the Training Package, to bring the total value to at least 73 points

Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total (refer to units and prerequisites listing in Appendix 2, Volume 1).

Appropriate Group B elective units to the value of 16 points may be chosen from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate III. Note that the elective units listed below include all of the units that are approved for selection from the MEM 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.

Only select units that would be suitable for Jewellery Manufacture occupational outcomes

Additional qualification descriptors 

There are no approved additional descriptors for this qualification.

Core Units 

  • select all of the units 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

Electives 

Group A  - Jewellery Manufacture stream units 

  • select units from this list to the value of at least 40 points

Unit code 

Unit title 

P 

MEM03001B

Perform manual production assembly

4

MEM03002B

Perform precision assembly

4

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

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

MEM15004B

Perform inspection

2

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

2

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

2

MEM18003C

Use tools for precision work

4

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

Group B  -Trade Specialisation units 

Select units from Certificate III Trade Specialisation units listed in Appendix 1, Volume 1 of MEM05 to bring the total value of units to at least 73 points, including any prerequisites.

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