Entrepreneurial Graduate Program


There are no prerequisite educational requirements in order to enroll for the courses

Should you require accommodation for the course please let us know

Thank-you for your interest in our Rough Diamonds Graduate Program

DIAMONDS TRAINING COURSE NAME Rough Diamonds Graduate Program –  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 diamonds graduate Program, 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
  • If you looking at this page, you should attend.
  • Sorters Diamond Mine
  • Mine managers
KEY OUTLINE Entrepreneurial  Graduation Program 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.
  • Learn basic cutting and polishing
  • Diamond Marking for manufacture
  • Setting up a manufacturing facility
Including Taxes
NEXT COURSE Monthly Pretoria
TRAINER Corlia & Xanchia Roberts, rough diamond specialists drawing on diverse studies, skills and expertise .
VENUE Pretoria Diamond Center Weavind Park – Safe parking is available on the premises.
SUBMIT AN ENQUIRYRough Diamonds Graduation program 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.

Some information regarding studying at the School

rough diamonds graduate program

Self catering accommodation is available near the college. Should you wish to stay at this accommodation, please indicate this and we will send you the cost of the accommodation as-well as the brochure.

Our personalized tuition with highly experienced lecturers ensures professional skills transfer.

Please do not hesitate to contact me personally should you require any additional information.

We hope to see you soon.

Kind regards,

Corlia Roberts


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