A complete education and guide to laboratory-grown diamonds.


Created for jewellery industry professionals.


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Course access will be granted immediately on purchase to 50% of the course. The full course will be available from the official launch date: December 10th.



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£379

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2 payments of £199/month

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This course is on track to be accredited by The CPD Certification Service, an independent accreditation company, in January 2021.

Those who successfully complete this course will gain CPD points as well as a certificate of completion.

These CPD points can be awarded retrospectively to those who have enrolled and completed this course prior to accreditation.

Synopsis


This is a comprehensive course on laboratory-grown diamonds which would take approximately 6-8 hours to complete.

It is delivered on an easy-to-use interactive platform. The lessons are delivered using video, animations, slideshows, downloads, text and images.

This course is divided into two main blocks; background information and testing. Topics include;

  • History
  • Production methods
  • HPHT and CVD;
  • Diamond types
  • Qualities
  • Features
  • Analysing lab-grown diamond quality
  • Comparisons with natural diamonds;
  • Observation
  • Basic test results
  • Screening tests
  • Advanced equipment

See below for the full curriculum and free lesson previews.



Curriculum

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  Welcome
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  Section 1: Introduction
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  Section 2: History
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  Section 3: Production of HPHT lab-grown diamonds
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  Section 4: HPHT diamond crystals and diamond types
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  Section 5: Features of HPHT synthetic diamonds
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  Section 6: Production of CVD lab-grown diamonds
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  Section 7: CVD diamond crystals and diamond types
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  Section 8: Features of CVD synthetic diamonds
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  Section 9: Colours and treatments
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  Section 10: Assessing quality of laboratory-grown diamonds
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  Section 11: Industrial diamond
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  Section 12: Alternative carbon sources for diamond
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  Online EXAM
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  What next?
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£379

One-time payment (Lifetime access)

Get access to this course and all future updates.

2 payments of £199/month

Split-payment (Lifetime access to course)

Pay the course fee over 2 months and get lifetime access to the course and all future updates.

FAQ's


What qualifications do I gain from completing this course?

This course will be CPD accredited in the near future (Jan/Feb 2021). This means that you will gain CPD points even if you complete the course before the accreditation is awarded.


Is this course appropriate for beginners?

This course was written with jewellery professionals in mind; gemmology and diamond graduates, valuers and retailers.

All concepts are explained on a basic level before going into more technical aspects, and so, even with novice diamond knowledge, one should do well in this course.


Is this course appropriate for experienced gemmologists?

Yes. This course covers a lot of information that isn't included in other diamond courses. This course will greatly enhance your knowledge and understanding of this topic.


How long will is take to study this course?

Approximately 6-8 hours, depending on your own work speed.


What is the Black Friday pre-launch sale?

From Friday 27th to Sunday 29th of November, you can get 33% off this course before it officially goes on sale on December 10th. The course will never be this cheap again.

Who is this course for?


This course is perfect for those who:

  • want to gain expert knowledge of the topic
  • want to gain confidence in identifying lab-grown diamonds
  • wants to have thorough knowledge of the available equipment and understand the test results
  • are audio-visual learners

Great for:

  • Diamond buyers
  • Jewellery buyers
  • Gemmology graduates/students
  • Jewellery valuers
  • Specialist retailers
  • Pawnbrokers
  • Anyone who needs to be able to separate natural and laboratory-grown diamonds.




Julia Griffith Gemmologist

Your instructor

Julia Griffith FGA DGA EG


Hi, I'm Julia - a passionate gemmologist and educator within the jewellery industry. I am most praised for delivering complex topics in comprehensive, easy-to-understand ways.


This course is the first I have produced - and you will not be disappointed. Please check out the preview lessons so you can see for yourself.

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Lab-grown v.s. natural diamond

  • Observation
  • Fluorescence
  • Phosphorescence
  • Crossed polarised filters
  • Diamond types
  • Spectra


Screening Equipment

  • Screening via diamond type
  • Screening via phosphorescence
  • Screening via photoluminescence
  • Fluorescence spectrometers


Advanced equipment

  • Introduction
  • DiamondView
  • FTIR
  • UV-Vis-NIR
  • Absorption lines PDF download


Testing melee diamonds

  • Equipment for testing melee
  • Screening equipment for melee


How to identify a colourless lab-grown diamond

  • Step-by-step guide


How to identify a colourless lab-grown diamond

  • Step-by-step guide


How to identify coloured lab-grown diamonds

  • Step-by-step guide


Online Exam


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THIS OFFER ENDS AT 9AM (GMT) ON MONDAY, 7TH DECEMBER


£379

One-time payment (Lifetime access)

Get access to this course and all future updates.

2 payments of £199/month

Split-payment (Lifetime access to course)

Pay the course fee over 2 months and get lifetime access to the course and all future updates.

Extra benefits:


  • Audio-visual learning (and transcriptions for those who prefer to read) as well as mix-media lessons


  • Video's speed can be adjusted faster or slower


  • Downloadable PDFs and "cheatsheets" of important concepts


  • Peer-tutor forums


  • Utilised for use on phone, tablet and computer


  • Access to course for life (additional fee) including all updates


  • 30-day money back guarantee


  • CPD points - This course is on track to be accredited in January 2021. Students who enrol and complete this course before accreditation is awarded will still be liable for CPD points.



Enrolment open on Friday 27th - Sunday 29th November


33% off Black Friday SALE


£254+VAT

instead of 379+VAT


Pre-course launch special offer. Official launch: December 10th.



Choose a Pricing Option

Get 25% off for cyber week

If discount does not show: Use code CYBERWEEK25 on checkout page


THIS OFFER ENDS AT 9AM (GMT) ON MONDAY, 7TH DECEMBER


£379

One-time payment (Lifetime access)

Get access to this course and all future updates.

2 payments of £199/month

Split-payment (Lifetime access to course)

Pay the course fee over 2 months and get lifetime access to the course and all future updates.