Apprentice Info

Apprenticeship Requirements :: Register with JIRB

The Jewellery Industry Registration Board (JIRBNZ) will provide support for those registered apprenticeships which follow the specified training requirements.

Apprenticeship Requirements

Blue Pearl Ring To become a Manufacturing Jewellery apprentice and gain your JIRBNZ Inc Trade Certification you are generally required to fulfil the following requirements:

Note: If you are looking for employment in the jewellery industry, either in retail or manufacturing, it is recommended that you enrol in the Manufacturing Jewellery correspondence assessment course, 7471 Stage 1 JIRBNZ Certificate of Achievement in Manufacturing Jewellery Theory - Level 2.

This certificate is recorded and credited to any apprenticeship should one be gained. Apprentices must complete all three stages. The course is open to all public enrolments. Enrolling in 7471 Stage 1 adds your name to the data base of individuals interested in securing an apprenticeship. You are made aware of any apprenticeships available and if suitable your name is furnished to employers looking to take on an apprentice.


Date of Next Trade Certificate Exam

Trade Certificate examination
Date: To Be Advised
All inquiries please contact JIRBNZ 


Register with JIRBNZ

To register your interest in becoming an apprentice in Manufacturing Jewellery, Gemsetting, Engraving or Watchmaking, please use our contact form to request further information. Employers please read employer information page prior to doing so.