Diamond Training Courses

Diamond​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Training Courses

If you are interested in a career in jewelry, Rough diamond or mining,  Join us for an interactive training course, where we introduce cutting-edge lessons, drawing on a wealth of practical diamond expertise. One-on-one coaching,  guiding  you through the steps to complete knowledge of this complex industry.

 Training Provider of Diamond Education

Courses**

Rough Diamonds Grading and Evaluation –  Sorting, types, grading rough, diamond value. (10 Days)

Cutting and Polishing (3-6 Months)

Polished Grading (5 Days)

Duration**

5 days – 6 Months

Who Should Attend **

 

Students accepted from all over the world including, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Canada, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of the Congo,  United Kingdom and America

Trainer**

Joseph Bula

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 A rough diamond specialist drawing on diverse studies, skills and expertise . He is a from a diamond mining family in Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo)  Société Minière de Bakwanga (MIBA) and  has trained , government mines, large mining groups and gemstone dealers.

He is passionate and has devoted many years to studying and teaching the business of diamond rough, Tony and Corlia Roberts are currently writing a book on the subject.

Training Venue**

 SAJC 505A, Jewel City, 225 Main Street Johannesburg 2001 . Refreshments will be provided. Safe parking is available on the premises.

 

To register or for more information, contact: Evan at info@educationisforever.com or call 073990999 +27.739990999 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Study at the School of Gemology –  accelerated, full time and part time learning.

 Online courses available via Skype. 

All attendees will receive a course certificate on completion of the course and exam.

Provider of education in:

  • ​​​​Gemology
  • Cutting and Polishing
  • Grading Gemstones
  • Courses online
  • Retail jeweler

Possible Career opportunities, 

  • Sales consultant (jewelry stores).
  • Managers for retail (jewelry stores).
  • Gemstone buyers for retail outlets.
  • Gemstone buyers for wholesale outlets.
  • Consultant for private companies.
  • Factory supervisor.
  • Cutter for production factories.
  • Rough broker for small and large companies.
  • There are many job positions available to the graduate.
  • The knowledge acquired gives one the opportunity to become self-employed. (SME)

 

 

Rough Diamonds Grading and Evaluation

 Diamonds -​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Training Courses

DIAMONDS TRAINING COURSE NAME Rough Diamonds Grading and Evaluation –  Sorting, types, grading rough, diamond value.

If you are interested in a career in jewelry, diamonds or diamond mining,  Join us for an interactive rough diamond grading and evaluation course, where we introduce cutting-edge training class in rough diamonds, drawing on a wealth of practical diamond sorting and crystal examples. Blending one-on-one learning, we will guide you through the steps to complete knowledge of the diamond industry.
DURATION 40 hours – 10 Day – 2 Week
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • If you looking at this page, you should attend.
  • Investor Relations Officers
KEY OUTLINE Rough Diamonds curriculum outline:

  • Explanation on sawing techniques and how it relates to rough octahedral diamonds.
  • Bruting and how it affects the rough diamond with regards to weight.
  • Cutting and Polishing in relation to facet placement.
  • The use of the  gauges and measuring equipment.
  • Lingo and terms used among diamond cutters.
  • Examining rough octahedrons and other crystal shapes
  • Identifying trigons and other surface markings, differentiating between 2 point, 3 point and 4 point grain structures, expected weight retention on octahedrons and, dodecahedrons.
  • How to use a diamond scale correctly for weighing rough.
  • Lighting conditions and materials used for rough color identification.
  • Examining rough crystals for inclusions under the diamond microscope.
  • How and where to open windows on rough diamonds.
  • Identifying and judging the depth of cleavage feathers, fracture feathers, carbon and pinpoints.
  • How does stress and strain affect the value of rough diamonds.
  • Classifying parcels of rough diamonds.
  • Understanding pricing and how it is used for rough diamonds. (Rapaport)
  • How to classify and price mine run parcels.
  • How to use the diamond sieves.
  • Fluorescence
  • Kimberly Certification Process.
  • rough diamond purchases in the bush and what to expect.
  • Funds transfer, payments, transportation and exportation of rough diamonds.
  • Import and export laws in diamond producing countries.
  • Opportunities, Business plan and application for a Diamond Dealers Licence.
COST PER DELEGATE
Including Taxes
USD $1000.00 per delegate ( discount available if you are a South African resident)

  • Registration Deposit to participate : U.S. $500.00 (inclusive of total tuition)

You may pay the enrollment fee online with PayPal. 

NEXT COURSE May 08, 2017 (Customized training on request)
TRAINER Joseph Bula (Tony)

A rough diamond specialist drawing on diverse studies, skills and expertise .

VENUE SAJC 505A, Jewel City, 225 Main Street Johannesburg 2001 .Student Accommodation Available close to the Diamond Centre . Safe parking is available on the premises.
SUBMIT AN ENQUIRY

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To register or for more information, contact: Evan at info@educationisforever.com or call 073990999 +27.739990999 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Study at the Diamond School accelerated, full time and part time learning.

 Online courses available via Skype. 

All attendees will receive a course certificate on completion of the course and exam.

Provider of Diamond Education in:

  • ​​​​gemology
  • diamond training
  • diamond class
  • courses online
  • gems and jeweler

We also do training for corporate and minng companies in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Canada, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and United Kingdom

Diamond Cutting, Polishing

Diamond​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Cutting, Polishing Course

 Training in Diamond Cutting,   Polishing 

Course**

Cutting, Polishing  Course

Duration**

3 – 6 Months

 Class Outline**

 diamond cutting, polishing

 

Diamond cutting, polishing outline:

  • Course covers the following.
    • How to look for and identify the grain in a sawed (four point) diamond.
    • How to look for and identify the crystal symmetry, axis, form and habit of diamond crystals.
    • How to use the 10X cutters loupe, crown and pavilion gauges, girdle marker, mounting and setting of diamonds in various pots.
    • How to use both the mechanical and semi-automatic tangs and dops.
    • How to use the loupe to identify inclusions and determine the practicability of their removal in elementary procedures.
    • Learning the difference in brilliance as a result of proportions and the qualities required for a well cut diamond.
    • How to block a diamond, i.e. put it in eight-square, both crown and pavilion.
    • How to cut crown facets on angle and equidistant from table to girdle, how to measure a table for percentage size.
    • How to make all mains on crown into a perfect square of 90 degrees, by eye evaluation, and make the in-between facets (bezels).
    • How to cut the pavilion mains and its in-between facets on angle and how to match them to the top mains.
    • Knowledge of the critical angle for both crown and pavilion and variation of table size for maximum brilliance.
    • How to make a culet.
    • How to brillianteer a diamond, i.e. putting the 40 remaining facets on both crown and pavilion.
    • How to calculate the finished weight of a cut diamond to within a few points from the rough before even attempting to cut.
    • How to judge and what to look for in determining a fine made round brilliant diamond.
    • Techniques on maintenance and balancing of all cutting equipment to ensure top performance for a high standard of work.
    • Methods used to prepare and charge a diamond wheel and how to maintain optimum cutting and polishing surfaces.

**COST PER DELEGATE
Including Taxes

 

USD $3000.00 per delegate ( discount available if you are a South African resident)

  • Registration Deposit to participate : U.S. $1500.00 (inclusive of total tuition)

You may pay the enrollment fee online with PayPal. 

Training Venue**

 SAJC 617, Jewel City, 225 Main Street Johannesburg 2001 . Accommodation can provided. Safe parking is available on the premises.

 

To register or for more information, contact: Evan at info@educationisforever.com or call 073990999 +27.739990999 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

All attendees will receive a course certificate on completion of the course and exam.

Next Course 2 May 2017

Polished Diamond Grading

 POLISHED DIAMOND GRADING COURSE

 Polished Diamond Grading 

Course**

Polished Diamond Grading

Duration**

5 Days

 Class Outline**

 diamond grading

 

Diamond cutting, polishing outline:

  • Course covers the following.
    • Develop hands-on experience with the GIA International Diamond Grading System™ and the 4Cs (color, clarity, cut, and carat weight), and explore how they affect diamond value
    • GIA vs EGL, DIA, IGL and IDL  Grading Comparison.
    • Grade diamonds in the D-to-Z color range
    • Detect diamond synthetics, treatments, and simulants
    • Recognize when advanced testing is required.
    • Use gemological equipment and procedures to identify and grade diamond gemstones.
    • Use technical knowledge for effective sales and excellent service in a retail jeweler environment.
    • Discover how gemstones go from formation to the retail counter.

**COST PER DELEGATE
Including Taxes

 

USD $750.00 per delegate ( discount available if you are a South African resident)

  • Registration Deposit to participate : U.S. $325.00 (inclusive of total tuition)

You may pay the enrollment fee online with PayPal. 

Training Venue**

 SAJC 505, Jewel City, 225 Main Street Johannesburg 2001 . Accommodation available. Safe parking is available on the premises.
To register or for more information, contact: Evan at info@educationisforever.com or call 073990999 +27.739990999 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

All attendees will receive a course certificate on completion of the course and exam.

Next Course April 24, 2017

 

Contact

Our Contact Details: 

Reg No. 2001/052594/23                                                  

 Suite 505, SA Jewellery Centre, 225 Main Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2001

New Address as at  1 June 2017

3 Sturdee Ave Corner Baker Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196 26°08’53.1″S 28°02’19.7″E

Telephone number +27 (0) 739990999 / Fax number +27 (0) 86 510 2375