CCC

Comprehensive CAD/CAM For Jewellery Certificate

This course covers the skills necessary to become a CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing) technician. Skills taught include using CAD software (Matrix and Rhinoceros) to develop models and V-Ray software for photo-realistic renderings. Topics covered also include subtractive and additive CAM machines, jewellery manufacturing techniques, GIA's Quality Assurance Benchmarks and jewellery-engineering fundamentals.

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What You'll Learn

  • Create CAD models within the metrics of scale, proportion and element relationships
  • Develop CAD models within the constraints of cost, time, size, style and manufacturing methods
  • Distinguish between various CAD software, including Rhino and Matrix; and various CAM methods, including 3D printing
  • Model and render manufacturable pieces of jewellery using CAD

Possible Career Paths

  • CAD Service Bureau Technician
  • Jewelry CAD Technician
  • Product Developer
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry.

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN

Design jewellery using state-of-the-art CAD software.

DIGITAL RENDERING

Create photorealistic images of your 3D designs. 

COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING

Learn how technology can transform digital designs into physical prototypes. 

JEWELLERY ENGINEERING

Apply CAD engineering parameters to create jewellery that is built to last. 

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Available in Carlsbad, New York and London.

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STUDY AT THE GIA SCHOOL On campus, full-time learning

Immerse yourself in the world of gems and jewellery and earn your Comprehensive CAD/CAM diploma by studying at a GIA campus. This transformative programme opens up a world of opportunity.

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