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Accelerated Graduate Diamonds (HOME STUDY FORMAT)

Diamonds are always a favourite with consumers and earning your GIA Graduate Diamonds diploma could set you on the path to real success. A combination of home study and classroom learning gives you the flexibility to pace your studies to fit your busy schedule, while still acquiring the knowledge and skills you need to move your career forward.


Learn to use the GIA International Diamond Grading System™ and the 4Cs directly from the creator of these standards. Explore the diamond industry at every level. As part of the curriculum, you get to train with over 200 actual diamonds, under the guidance of an experienced GIA instructor. Given India’s position as the diamond manufacturing hub of the world, your expertise will be much in demand.



Course Highlights


  • Diamond Essentials - Theory (7 Weeks)

Become familiar with the GIA International Diamond Grading System™, and learn about the effect of colour and clarity on diamond value.


  • Diamond & Diamond Grading - Theory (17 Weeks)

Gain the skills to grade the color, clarity, and cut of diamonds. Study diamond treatments, synthetics, and simulants, and understand the effect of fluorescence on diamond body color.


  • Diamond Grading Lab Class - Practical (1 Week)

Spend more than 18 hours practicing grading techniques on diamonds that were carefully selected and graded in the GIA laboratory.

Ideally Suited For


  • Diamond Manufacturers
  • Jewellery Manufacturers
  • Loose Diamond / Coloured Stone Buyers and Sellers
  • Jewellery Retailers and Wholesalers
  • Working professionals wanting to acquire knowledge to further their career

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Alumni Speak

Pranjal Jain
Pranjal Jain
Graduate Diamonds Diploma Programme, Entrepreneur - Roshan Jewels, Indore

For people like me who are busy with their business and are unable to take the 7-week Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program at a GIA location, the accelerated program through Distance Education allows for a convenient way to enhance your knowledge on diamonds without comprising on work.

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