What Will I Learn?

  Basic physical and chemical properties of diamond
 The theoretical and practical grading based on the 4C's: Color, Carat, Clarity, Cut
 How to understand diamond pricing
  How to identify diamond simulants
 Introduction to lab grown diamonds and color treatments



Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, the AIGS Diamond Grading and Pricing course provides students with the skills required to judge cut, color, clarity and carat - otherwise known as the “Four C’s” of diamond grading - and learn how these factors affect the stone’s overall value related to the standard reference price. The important information of diamond in terms of gemology and trade will also provide for students

Careers: Sorting & Wholesale , Appraisal & Valuation , Marketing & Communication , Retail, Sales Associate , Manufacturing & Design, Luxury Goods, Dealership, Diamond Buyer, Diamond Sorter/Grader, Jewelry Business Owner, Jewelry Buyer, Pawnbroker

Pre- requisites: No experience required , Minimum 16 years of age

Recommended for: Diamond Traders, Diamond Experts, Diamond Buyers, Appraisers , Graders, Jewelers , Diamond Lovers, Retailers

Gemstones available for testing: 150

Exams Theory: 100 multiple choice questions with short answers Practical: Evaluate and grade 3 diamonds

Language: English (Applicants enrolling in AIGS courses are required to have good English communication)