Gold and Silversmithing Techniques
This course provides students with knowledge about industrial manufacturing and design processes and guides them towards effectively producing pieces in the workshop. It is an excellent way to begin professional studies and is also aimed at people who have previously worked in gold/silversmiths’ and jewellers’ workshops, earning students the qualifications that are required today.
The duration of the course is 1,600 hours divided across two academic years, the first lasting 32 weeks and the second 26 weeks. The total duration includes the final project and an internship in a company, studio or workshop.
CFGM Subjects Gold and Silversmithing Techniques
Hours / Week
Hours / Year
History of Gold/Silversmithing and Jewellery
Hours / Week
Hours / Course
Analysis of objects and Exp. with forms
Training and Work Orientation
Total hours: 1600
Estimated Credits: 100
Who it is aimed at
The Intermediate Vocational Training Course in Gold and Silversmithing Techniques is aimed at students who want to be able to create and alter gold/silver/jewellery pieces of objects, solving any artistic and technological problems that arise during the production process.
The final objectives of this training are:
- Make pieces or objects, in their entirety or some of their parts.
- Independently perform repairs or alterations of objects.
- Successfully collaborate with teammates and take responsibility for the best possible development of a work.
- Prepare and perform welding to construct and repair pieces, and interpret plans for pieces and objects.
Qualifying students will be trained for an employment market with diverse professional opportunities, working as independent professionals or associates in cooperatives. The main jobs could be in arts and craft companies and workshops that are public, private, small, medium or large and operate in the professional field of art made by gold/silversmithing.