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Jewellery Arts and Techniques CAP – Jewellery Option

The Certificate of Professional Aptitude (CAP) Art and Techniques of Jewellery is a national level 3 diploma.
It has 3 options: jewellery, setting and polishing. These diploma courses allow you to master the various techniques of manufacturing, setting or polishing a jewel.


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

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


1143 hours

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58, rue du Louvre 75002 Paris, France

  • Duration 940 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

  • Stone setting
  • Polishing

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