Wax Techniques Certificate Program:
The program offers comprehensive instruction and hands-on practice in the form of wax modeling and casting. Students are instructed in the wax carving processes of creating articles of jewelry such as rings and brooches in wax and then reproducing them in casting. Students will become familiar with casting in precious and non-precious metals. Techniques in rubber molds, wax spruing, centrifugal casting, wax injection, vacuum casting, and more are introduced within the program. Students will be able to distinguish the types of waxes and applications needed for the execution of certain projects. This program is recommended for those who seek to careers in entry-level positions as a caster, jewelry model maker, manufacturing assistant or wax carver.
Wax Techniques Certificate Program Requirements:
The Wax Techniques Certificate program lasts 10 weeks long and contains 300 clock hours. The program can be completed in approximately one quarter.