Rough Diamond Courses

POLISH YOUR KNOWLEDGE, BUILD YOUR SKILLS

These courses learn you how to sort a pile of rough diamonds into different categories according to various criteria such as size, colour, clarity and morphology. These courses focus on practice with a sound theoretical background. The new and extra module about Rough Diamond Management is the practical extension of the Introduction course.

Rough management and production control

1 week
12 people
English
Global


Duration

1 week

Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.


Number of attendants

12 people

Target Group

This course is meant for:

Rough diamond sorters, diamond manufacturers, traders and appraisers, managers and jewellers.

Course Content

The Rough Diamond Management course will introduce the business concepts required to acquire and trade rough diamonds.

The various techniques of how to determine the value of rough will be explained.

There are several important topics covered in the course :-

¨     Valuations of parcels and single stones

¨     Understanding the common assortments/boxes – rough characteristics of the major producers

¨     Primary market, secondary market and third tier – where to buy diamonds

¨     Tender offerings and how to get access

¨     Business regulation and ethics

¨     Understanding market sentiment and how to trade

¨     Rough sales cash and credit

¨     High level view of the manufacturing

¨     How to develop a business plan and pipeline model

Diploma

Participation attest: From Rough Diamond Management into Diamond Manufacturing
Date(s) Location Language Price Excl. Price Incl. Course Code
24/08/2020 - 28/08/2020 Antwerp English € 1.500,00 € 1.815,00 RMPCE112004* More Info Register
16/11/2020 - 20/11/2020 Antwerp English € 1.500,00 € 1.815,00 RMPCE112005* More Info Register

Appraisal of Rough Diamonds

2 weeks
Depends on date and location.
English , French , Portuguese
Global

Learn to identify the characteristics of rough diamonds and learn how to sort a pile of rough diamonds into different categories, according to various criteria such

as size, colour, clarity and shape. Sawables and makeables will have no secrets anymore.

Additionally, you will be taught how to maximize the yield of a polished diamond starting from the rough and how computerized scanning devices can help you make

the best decision. A third important topic is the price calculation of single stones and of parcels.

At the end of the course there is a practical test to pass as a last door to open to a career in the rough diamond industry.

Appraisal of Rough Diamonds

Duration

2 weeks

Requirements

Min. age: 18 years.
No previous diamond experience is required.

Number of attendants

Depends on date and location.

Target Group

This course is meant for:

Rough diamond sorters, diamond manufacturers, traders and appraisers and jewellers.

Course Content

  • How to handle rough diamonds (weighing, counting, sieving, listing, store….).
  • Exercise on quality – size – shape/models – colour –cleaving, sawing and polishing possibilities.
  • Diamond morphology.
  • Diamond geology and mining.
  • How to maximize the value of rough diamonds.
  • Rough-to-polished conversion processes, using different techniques with pro’s and con’s based on quality and size of rough diamonds.
  • Rough diamond planning : theory and practice.
  • Understand variables when using price lists.
  • Visit of a diamond polishing factory.
  • Final examinations.

Examination

Practical test: Practical test at the end of the course.

Diploma

Certificate: HRD Antwerp Introduction to Sorting and Planning of Rough Diamonds
Date(s) Location Language Price Excl. Price Incl. Course Code
31/08/2020 - 11/09/2020 Antwerp English € 2.000,00 € 2.420,00 ARDE112004 More Info Register
02/11/2020 - 13/11/2020 Antwerp English € 2.000,00 € 2.420,00 ARDE112005 More Info Register
19/10/2020 - 30/10/2020 Antwerp French € 2.000,00 € 2.420,00 ARDF112004 More Info Register

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