Introduction to Diamonds & Grading

1-Day Course | Private Tuition

All tutors work are professional Gemmologists or Gemmology Trade Experts who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.


Course Description

About Diamonds & Grading | An Introduction

This Course has been specially designed to introduce you to the basics of Diamond Grading.


With step-by-step guidance you will handle and view Diamonds using standard Diamond grading tools and learn important and fascinating information about the world of diamonds from an experienced Gemmologist and Diamond Grader.

learning about diamonds and how to grade them of

Although this is a wide subject area, this is an ideal introductory course and overview suitable for Diamond or Gemmology Enthusiasts or Jewellers / Jewellery Makers. 


A very  helpful preliminary course for anyone considering undertaking a Gem-A Diamond Diploma qualification course in future.


Learn about:

  • How Diamond Grades differ

  • How Diamond Colour and Clarity is graded

  • How the cut of Polished Diamonds is assessed

  • How Diamonds are priced/evaluated

  • Important factors about Diamonds in today's marketplace

An enjoyable and fascinating day of discovery about Diamonds.

No previous gemmology knowledge or experience of Diamonds is required.

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Tutor Options

All tutors work as professional jewellers, Goldsmiths, Designers or are Jewellery Industry specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

Course Type and/or

Workshop Location

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience

ONLINE & Coventry,UK

Kate H 

Professional Gemmologist FGA, DGA, GIA Pearl, GG

Course Fee: £295 GBP

Vat not applicable

Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

The course date is arranged to suit you so that you can undertake a tuition session at your convenience.


All dates / times of course sessions are subject to tutor availability.

Start time are generally 10am GMT London Time but this can be adjusted slightly to suit.

About the Course Fee

A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor, because, it’s their expertise that you pay for.

Where there is a selection of tutors,  course, fee's may vary due to individual tutor requirements for teaching.


In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.


Course fee payment is required in advanced by BACS Bank Transfer invoice or IBAN for international students.

Vat/Tax is not applicable

About Tuition

In-Studio Course Tuition

Gem material and all gemmology equipment and Tools are provided by the tutor.


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  • At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. 

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Booking Information

Payment Terms

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students.


Some courses are available to pay in instalments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £75*  will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.


  • Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish. 


  • Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full.

* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course.  When you enquire, our quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable. £75 applies to a standard one day (6 hours) course.


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