Certificate Course in Diamond Grading & Identification – 4 Months
For those new to diamonds, retail jewellery professionals, designer-makers, and ardent diamond enthusiasts, the Diamond Grading & Identification course is available as a single short course.
Diamonds are valued according to their four Cs: colour, clarity, cut, and carat. You will learn how to grade diamonds in accordance with these standards in this diamond grading course. We provide you with the opportunity to learn in-depth information about critical diamond grading factors including carat weight from our certified educators. The professional set-up gemstone lab offers the infrastructure needed to weigh gemstones, examine diamond quality under a microscope, identify defects and inclusions under a loupe, and learn about plotting symbols.
Program Learning Outcomes
- The influence of color, clarity, cut and carat on diamond value
- Determining proportions and estimating weight
- Diamond treatments, simulants, and laboratory-grown diamonds
- Fluorescence and its effect on body color
- The role cut plays in the marketplace, including fancy cuts
- The technical knowledge needed to make effective buying and selling decisions
Career Opportunities & Job Roles
The diamond industry requires experts skilled in identifying and grading this precious stone. Here are a few potential career paths you could consider: Diamond sorter, appraiser, trader, and grader, among other titles.
SEMESTER - I
|Introduction, uniqueness of diamond among gems
|Theory of journey of diamond from the mines to cutter
|Theory of cutting & polishing process
|Study of round brilliant cut
|Basics of polished diamond grading
|Grading using international standards
|History of cuts
|4Cs grading for color, clarity, cut and carat
|Identification of diamond & diamond stimulants