Rough Diamond Evaluation Course

Learn to identify the characteristics of rough diamonds and evaluate the rough diamond to esitimated the colour, clarity, carat weight, and cut to determine the value of a rough diamond.

Course Information



 What will it cost me? 

The course fee is R13 212.00 ( Inclusive of VAT)

A class manual is supplied to be used for the duration of the course.

Excludes: Printed Hard Copy Manual ( A manual can be added for an additional R270.00 incl VAT )

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?  

An application must be made in well advance as only a limited number of seats are available per class.

Identification book or passport is required to enter the building.

Only a limited number of candidates can be accommodated.

Full course fees to be payable to secure the candidate's place.

Fees are non-refundable after the commencement date.

Candidate must arrange their own transport and accommodation.


Cancellation must be done in writing 14 working days prior to the start date of the course. If not Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Training School will charge for the full course.

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Course Dates


02 November – 13 November 2020

16 November – 27 November 2020

30 November – 10 December 2020



18 January to 29 January 2021

01 February to 12 February 2021

01 March to 12 March 2021

12 April to 23 April 2021

03 May to 14 May 2021

24 May to 04 June 2021

21 June to  02 July 2021

12 July to 23 July 2021

16 August to 27 August 2021

06 September to 17 September 2021

04 October to 15 October 2021

18 October to 29 October 2021

01 November to 12 November 2021

22November to 03 December 2021