Rough Diamond Marking Course

  1. Duration of Rough Diamond Marking Course

    It is a 2 week course - full day from Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 14:00.

  2. Commencement

    The Rough Diamond Marking Courses will be run as follows:-

    Rough Diamond Marking Courses
    Start DateEnd DateStatus
    30 November 202030 Nov 202011 December 202011 Dec 2020Vacancies
    18 January 202118 Jan 202129 January 202129 Jan 2021Vacancies
    01 February 202101 Feb 202112 February 202112 Feb 2021Vacancies
    15 February 202115 Feb 202126 February 202126 Feb 2021Vacancies
    01 March 202101 Mar 202112 March 202112 Mar 2021Vacancies
    15 March 202115 Mar 202126 March 202126 Mar 2021Vacancies
    29 March 202129 Mar 202109 April 202109 Apr 2021Vacancies
    12 April 202112 Apr 202123 April 202123 Apr 2021Vacancies
    26 April 202126 Apr 202107 May 202107 May 2021Vacancies
    10 May 202110 May 202121 May 202121 May 2021Vacancies
    24 May 202124 May 202104 June 202104 Jun 2021Vacancies
    07 June 202107 Jun 202118 June 202118 Jun 2021Vacancies
    21 June 202121 Jun 202102 July 202102 Jul 2021Vacancies
    05 July 202105 Jul 202116 July 202116 Jul 2021Vacancies
    19 July 202119 Jul 202130 July 202130 Jul 2021Vacancies
    02 August 202102 Aug 202113 August 202113 Aug 2021Vacancies
    16 August 202116 Aug 202127 August 202127 Aug 2021Vacancies
    30 August 202130 Aug 202110 September 202110 Sep 2021Vacancies
    13 September 202113 Sep 202124 September 202124 Sep 2021Vacancies
    27 September 202127 Sep 202108 October 202108 Oct 2021Vacancies
    11 October 202111 Oct 202122 October 202122 Oct 2021Vacancies
    25 October 202125 Oct 202105 November 202105 Nov 2021Vacancies
    08 November 202108 Nov 202119 November 202119 Nov 2021Vacancies
    22 November 202122 Nov 202103 December 202103 Dec 2021Vacancies
    06 December 202106 Dec 202117 December 202117 Dec 2021Vacancies
  3. Course Fee

    The course fee is R12,000.00 inclusive of VAT.

    To ensure personal attention, each course is limited to a maximum of two students.

    A registration deposit of 50% is payable to secure the student's place. Check availability of course date before paying a deposit. Acceptance will only be confirmed upon receipt of the required deposit paid into our bank account and proof provided.

  4. General Course Objectives

    To give the student a basic understanding of how to mark a rough diamond for cutting in relation to size, clarity and shape / cut.

  5. Course Outline
    1. Use of equipment.
    2. Marking of rough diamonds:-
      • Drawing lines free-hand
      • Drawing lines using the marking machine
      • Optimising recovery weight
      • Optimising clarity
      • Retaining coulet
      • Pricing
    3. Use of OGI planning scanner & computer.

  6. Certificate

    There will be a practical exam on completion of this course, and the student will receive a certificate stating that they have successfully completed the Rough Diamond Marking Course at the Diamond Education College.

  7. Applications
    1. Applications must be made well in advance because of the limited number of students that can be accommodated at any specific intake.
    2. Admission is solely at the schools discretion.
    3. Full fee must be paid before commencement of the course.
    4. Fees are not refundable. Postponing of the course is possible only with two weeks advance notice.

  8. Equipment

    All equipment for use during the course will be provided and remain the property of the Diamond Education College.

  9. Accommodation and Transportation

    Students must arrange their own transport and accommodation.

  10. Discipline

    Students will be subject to the disciplinary code of the Diamond Education College. Any student who is in breach of its code will be liable to suspension or expulsion without refund of fees paid.

  11. Language

    The course is presented in English.