Certificate Course in Diamond Grading & Identification – 4 Months

Certificate Course in Diamond Grading Identification CCDGI Vogue Institute of Art and Design

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.

Program Structure

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

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How to Apply?

Tell us a little about yourself and our convenient online application form will help you kick-start the process.
After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and provide professional guidance to complete the process.
Welcome to the Vogue family, now you are ready to take the stepping stones of your dream career.


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