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
    13 January 202013 Jan 202024 January 202024 Jan 2020Vacancies
    27 January 202027 Jan 202007 February 202007 Feb 2020Vacancies
    10 February 202010 Feb 202021 February 202021 Feb 2020Vacancies
    24 February 202024 Feb 202006 March 202006 Mar 2020Vacancies
    09 March 202009 Mar 202020 March 202020 Mar 2020Vacancies
    23 March 202023 Mar 202003 April 202003 Apr 2020Vacancies
    06 April 202006 Apr 202017 April 202017 Apr 2020Vacancies
    20 April 202020 Apr 202030 April 202030 Apr 2020Vacancies
    04 May 202004 May 202015 May 202015 May 2020Vacancies
    18 May 202018 May 202029 May 202029 May 2020Vacancies
    01 June 202001 Jun 202012 June 202012 Jun 2020Vacancies
    15 June 202015 Jun 202026 June 202026 Jun 2020Vacancies
    29 June 202029 Jun 202010 July 202010 Jul 2020Vacancies
    13 July 202013 Jul 202024 July 202024 Jul 2020Vacancies
    27 July 202027 Jul 202007 August 202007 Aug 2020Vacancies
    10 August 202010 Aug 202021 August 202021 Aug 2020Vacancies
    24 August 202024 Aug 202004 September 202004 Sep 2020Vacancies
    07 September 202007 Sep 202018 September 202018 Sep 2020Vacancies
    21 September 202021 Sep 202002 October 202002 Oct 2020Vacancies
    05 October 202005 Oct 202016 October 202016 Oct 2020Vacancies
    19 October 202019 Oct 202030 October 202030 Oct 2020Vacancies
    02 November 202002 Nov 202013 November 202013 Nov 2020Vacancies
    16 November 202016 Nov 202027 November 202027 Nov 2020Vacancies
    30 November 202030 Nov 202011 December 202011 Dec 2020Vacancies
  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.