PMGS is a private training establishment that is NZQA approved & accredited Category 1 provider.
We strive to attain excellent outcomes with our learners. Since 2012 placement of our Level 6 graduates into the jewellery trade has remained at 90% plus.  This result is underpinned by our beliefs in how jewellery should be taught and how to support different learning styles.

Our collegial environment fosters our learners’ own abilities, encouraging and strengthening their personal development in jewellery manufacture.





New Zealand’s preferred jewellery making school.


To drive consistency and excellence in how jewellery techniques are taught; through learning experiences firmly centred on education, support and integrity.

Our Values

Achieve: Be the recognised leader for private training in jewellery techniques.
Support: Establish a stakeholder-driven company, an outside-in business perspective.
Focus: Encourage a culture of continuous improvement to design safe & efficient processes.
Purpose: Maintain systematic means of achieving high-quality education & employment outcomes.

It is our expressed intention to be creative and enterprising in jewellery design, manufacturing and leveraging new technology to help our students remain relevant in this ever-changing and innovation focussed industry.



Quality Management System/Other Core Documents
At Peter Minturn (New Zealand) Goldsmith School Limited, we continue to review our processes to consolidate and grow our position. Using the wealth of knowledge that exists within our school community and our business mentors we design safe & efficient processes to guide us in educative and stakeholder requirements.  If you require a copy of the Schools’ accountability documents, please use the contact form or call Lee-Anne Minturn, to discuss your requirements.

2016 NZQA approval of four programmes: The programmes are approved by the New Zealand Qualification Authority under section 249 of the Education Act 1989, and Peter Minturn Goldsmith School Limited is accredited to provide it under section 250 of the Act.