The Diamond Education College is located in the new South African Diamond Precinct in the suburb of Bedfordview, Johannesburg, close to the OR Thambo International Airport.
The SA Diamond Precinct is the hub of the South African Diamond Industry and is the home of major industry companies, polishing factories, jewellery factories, diamond grading laboratories such as Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) and European Gemmological Laborotary (EGL), as well as shipping companies and diamond equipment supply companies.
The physical address of the college is:-
Diamond Education College
1 Skeen Boulevard
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The phone, fax and e-mail are:-
Phone: +27 11 334-5917
Cell: +27 72 699 5774
Fax: +27 11 334-5917
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The lecturer of the Diamond Education College is Dennis White.
His achievements include:
At the end of 2009 Dennis decided it was time to “give back” knowledge and information to empower prospective entrants into the diamond industry and joined the family of the Diamond Education College as a lecturer.
Tienie Barnes (1944-2016), founder of the college.
His achievments included:
The Diamond Education College provides training in the evaluation and grading of rough diamonds, marking rough diamonds and the cutting and polishing of rough diamonds that meets our customer and learner requirements. We have established a quality management system that meets the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 standard as well as the requirements of SAQA, NQF and the MQA, thereby ensuring that we continually improve the level of quality in the service that we provide to our existing and potential customers and learners.
The quality management system shall be implemented, maintained and continually improved.
This Quality Policy shall provide a framework for establishing quality objectives at management review meetings.
Diamond Education College shall prepare documented information that describes the processes required to implement the quality management system. This documented information shall include: