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
    19 November 201819 Nov 201830 November 201830 Nov 2018Vacancies
    03 December 201803 Dec 201814 December 201814 Dec 2018Vacancies
    14 January 201914 Jan 201925 January 201925 Jan 2019Vacancies
    28 January 201928 Jan 201908 February 201908 Feb 2019Vacancies
    11 February 201911 Feb 201922 February 201922 Feb 2019Vacancies
    25 February 201925 Feb 201908 March 201908 Mar 2019Vacancies
    11 March 201911 Mar 201922 March 201922 Mar 2019Vacancies
    25 March 201925 Mar 201905 April 201905 Apr 2019Vacancies
    08 April 201908 Apr 201918 April 201918 Apr 2019Vacancies
    23 April 201923 Apr 201903 May 201903 May 2019Vacancies
    06 May 201906 May 201917 May 201917 May 2019Vacancies
    20 May 201920 May 201931 May 201931 May 2019Vacancies
    03 June 201903 Jun 201914 June 201914 Jun 2019Vacancies
    18 June 201918 Jun 201928 June 201928 Jun 2019Vacancies
    01 July 201901 Jul 201912 July 201912 Jul 2019Vacancies
    15 July 201915 Jul 201926 July 201926 Jul 2019Vacancies
    29 July 201929 Jul 201908 August 201908 Aug 2019Vacancies
    12 August 201912 Aug 201923 August 201923 Aug 2019Vacancies
    26 August 201926 Aug 201906 September 201906 Sep 2019Vacancies
    09 September 201909 Sep 201920 September 201920 Sep 2019Vacancies
    23 September 201923 Sep 201904 October 201904 Oct 2019Vacancies
    07 October 201907 Oct 201918 October 201918 Oct 2019Vacancies
    21 October 201921 Oct 201901 November 201901 Nov 2019Vacancies
    04 November 201904 Nov 201915 November 201915 Nov 2019Vacancies
    18 November 201918 Nov 201929 November 201929 Nov 2019Vacancies
  3. Course Fee

    The course fee is R10,000.00 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.