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Accelerated Graduate Diamonds (Home Study / Distance Education)
Now you can earn the prestigious Graduate Diamonds Diploma while you continue to work. What can be better than studying at your own pace?
With the Accelerated Graduate Diamonds Diploma programme, learn to accurately judge a clarity grade, distinguish a synthetic stone from a natural, and correctly read a GIA Diamond Grading Report.
PROGRAMME REQUIREMENTS: DISTANCE EDUCATION + LAB CLASSES
A combination of theory and intensive lab practice will help you become an efficient, accurate, and consistent grader.
HOW IT WORKS:
- Learning materials are delivered right to your desktop
- Dedicated instructor available to answer questions and support via phone or email
- Convenient - submit your assignments online and receive immediate feedback
- Flexible - generous completion times so you can study at your own pace
- Hands-on training - see it all come together when you take the Diamond Grading lab class at a GIA campus
Diamond Essentials - Home Study / Distance Education
- Become familiar with the internationally accepted and respected GIA Clarity Grading System and learn how diamonds are graded for colour and how colour affects value.
- Discover how modern technology is changing the way diamonds are cut and learn the relationship between size and weight
Diamond & Diamond Grading - Home Study / Distance Education
- Gain the skills needed to judge and grade the colour, clarity, and cut of diamonds. Analyse the role a cut plays in the marketplace and acquire the technical knowledge needed to make profitable buying and selling decisions
Diamond Grading Lab Class - Practical (5 days)
- Spend more than 18 hours practising grading techniques on diamonds that were carefully selected and graded in the GIA Laboratory.
Ideally Suited For
- Diamond Manufacturers
- Jewellery Manufacturers
- Loose Diamond Buyers and Sellers
- Jewellery Retailers and Wholesalers
- Working professionals wishing to acquire knowledge to further their career growth
“For people like me who are busy with their business and are unable to take the 7-week long class for ‘Graduate Diamonds’, the ‘Accelerated Graduate Diamonds’ course with distance learning facility allows for a convenient way to enhance your knowledge on diamonds without compromising on work.”