Essentials for Rough Diamond Evaluation

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Course Information

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Course Information

  • The Essentials for Rough Diamond Evaluation offers a blended learning experience for students. The programme consists of a Practical and Theoretical component, students are taught to understand the characteristics and qualities of a rough diamond in relation to the Clarity, Cut, Colour and Carat- Weight.
  • By completing this programme, the student will be able to, with the necessary time, determination and diligence make meaningful decisions regarding the Evaluation of Rough Diamonds.
  • The programme consists of 2 phases:
    • Phase 1: Theory done through the online portal, with instructor lead video, interactive quizzes and contact sessions with lecturers.
    • Phase 2: 5 Day Practical lab class-based at our premises, where theoretical knowledge will be put to practical application. We make use of a large variety of natural rough diamonds and various other stones.
  • Students are provided with the necessary tools and equipment required for the programme during the practical phase. (The tools and equipment remain the school's property.)

 

Duration

  • Theory: At your own pace (Course will be available for 3 months after Registration.
  • Practical: 5 days Instructor lead sessions (Practical component to be completed within a 6 months period after registration)
    • Monday to Friday
    • 08:00- 15:00

 

What will it cost?

The course fee is R11 488.50 (Inclusive of VAT)

  • Students are provided with the necessary tools and equipment required for the programme during the practical phase. (The tools and equipment remain the school’s property.)

 

 

What will I get?

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Training School.

 

Important information that I need to know?

  • You can register at any time for the Theoretical component through our online portal.
  • Practical Sessions would have to be pre-booked.
  • ID book, driver’s license or passport is required to enter the Building.
  • In the event that the programme is not completed within the 6 Months window after registration, a 50% re-registration will be charged.
  • Candidate must arrange their own transport and accommodation.

 

Cancellations:

  • Strictly no refunds policy

Course Information
To register, following the tab Online Course
Application Form

Practical Lab Dates

2020

•    29 June to 3 July 2020
•    27 July to 31 July 2020
•    24 August to 28 August
•    07 September to 11 September 2020
•    19 October to 23 October 2020
•    16 November to 20 November 2020
•    01 December to 04 December 2020