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Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Jewellery Option

Le Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle (CAP) Art et Techniques de la Bijouterie-Joaillerie est un diplôme national de niveau V.
Il comporte 3 options : bijouterie, sertissage et polissage. Ces formations diplômantes permettent d’acquérir la maîtrise des différentes techniques de fabrication, de sertissage ou de polissage d’un bijou.


The Jewellery Crafts and Techniques CAP – Jewellery Option opens the doors to the jewellery profession.

The jeweller creates, transforms or repairs jewellery made of precious metals. Precise and meticulous, the jeweller must have artistic sensitivity and a sense of volumes.

Prerequisites/Target Audience

Training is open to anyone with good manual dexterity and good perception of volumes.

Optional subjects for non-Baccalaureate holders

Additional training mandatory for CAP tests

  • French, History and Geography
  • Mathematics and Science
  • Living Foreign Language: English

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  • Duration 1143 hours
  • Place 58, rue du Louvre, 75002 Paris



Technical production
  • Professional jewellery technologies
  • Use of measuring, tracing, cutting, drilling, shaping and welding tools
  • Production techniques
  • Execution of complete parts
Technical volume
  • Translating and interpreting volumes
  • Producing jewellery volumes out of plasticine
  • Producing volumes and models out of was intended for melting
Art drawing
  • Gouache representation of materials used in jewellery
  • Rendering of volumes and stones
Technical drawing
  • Using instruments
  • Basic outlines and constructions
  • Perspective, enhancement, projection, elevation, cutting
Art History
  • The Great Civilizations from Antiquity to the Modern Day
  • Introduction to the jewellery production chain
  • Crimping
  • Polishing

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