Program Number / Title: DG20 – Graduate Diamond Grader Program
Clock Hours / Instructional Weeks: 106 clock hours
(40 of frontal lessons and 66 lab sessions)
Total Charges: 1,140.00 OMR (2,964.89 USD) for complete program enrollment.
Time Limitation: 6 months.
Final Qualification: GIG International Diploma.

CODE COURSES MODULES TIMING/H USD OMR
01ED Essential Diamond Knowledge 8 494 190
03DG Diamond and Diamond grading 30 2080 800
03LS Diamond Grading Lab Session On campus 60 420 160
Synthetic Diamond 2+6 on campus 470 180

The GIG Graduate Diamond Grader Program examines the technical expertise needed to grade, buy, and sell diamonds with the insight of a seasoned professional. This Program explores the diamond grading procedures and how they affect diamond value. Students use professional diamond grading equipment for the purposes of examining a diamond’s quality characteristics to grade. Coursework also includes detecting treated diamonds,
laboratory-grown diamonds and diamond simulants. Other topics covered include the effect of fluorescence on diamond color, and the role cut plays in the marketplace and important sectors of the diamond industry, including dealers, cutters and manufacturers.

What You Will Learn:

  • Develop in-depth, hands-on experience with the International Diamond Grading System.
  • Detect diamonds treatments, simulants and laboratory-grown diamonds.
  • Recognize when advanced testing is required.

What You Earn:

Graduate Diamond Grader Diploma.

Occupations May Include:

Auction House Jewelry Specialist, Diamond Buyer, Diamond Sorter/Grader,
Jewelry Business Owner, Retailer, Wholesaler.

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