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Diamond Consultant

This one day course is designed for the retail consultant and consumer to improve selling techniques and diamond knowledge. The topics covered include the 4C’s (colour, clarity, cut and carat weight), history of diamonds, diamond properties, marketing, elementary grading, diamond simulants, enhanced diamonds, caring for your diamonds, selling techniques and communication and more.

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COURSE OUTLINE

  • The “4C’s” – colour, clarity, cut and carat weight
  • Diamond shapes and cuts
  • Fancy colour diamonds
  • Common imitations
  • Synthetic diamonds
  • Clarity enhancement (including fracture filling)
  • ‘Blood Diamonds’ – the Kimberley Process explained

ESSENTIAL STUDY FOR

  • Jewellery valuer
  • Retail and wholesale gem sales
  • Auction & antique sales
  • Second hand dealer/auction house staff
  • Manufacturing jeweller
  • Sophisticated purchaser
  • Retail staff

COURSE DATES, FEES & ENROLMENTS

Courses are provided by Gem-Ed Australia and individual State Divisions. Select a division below to view upcoming course dates, fees and to enrol.

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