Mini Course

How to be an Ethical Jeweller

Jewellery Business & Marketing| 3 Hours|  Private Consultancy Course

With Simon Rainer

Simon Rainer has been involved in UK and International jewellery markets for over 25 years. He was Chief Executive of the British Jewellers’ Association (BJA ) until its' 2016 merger and he is now a Jewellery Industry consultant who specialises in Jewellery Retail and Ethics.

With his wide range of industry experience and connections Simon can offer unique insight into the Marketing side of any Jewellery Business.  Read more...

How to be an Ethical Jeweller

Wanting to create jewellery that is not
responsible for any exploitation
- of people
- of the planet
is a powerful call to action
This mini consultancy has been designed to help you become an Ethical Jeweller by providing you with the essential information required to create a strategy for change.

The tutor will provide a step by step introduction to the key areas of jewellery trade practise that need to change in order for you to become socially responsible in your working practise .


​The tutor will also provide some basic  tips to help you develop your own marketing strategy so that you can to communicate the good work that you are undertaking to your customers once your policy is in place.

Course content

  • The synergy between making ethical jewellery and being an ethical company​​

  • Your business and the benefits of becoming and Ethical Jeweller

  • Essential markers for the production of ethical jewellery including revisiting the materials you use

  • How to start creating a business strategy for your CSR policy

  • Who can help you (Suppliers)

  • Understanding the needs of the empathetic customer


You will be looking at your business with fresh eyes through the observations of the consultant tutor and through discussions about your business practises you be able to create a plan for future changes so that you can reach your goal of becoming an Ethical Jeweller.

Course Description
Course Fee £260
Course Location : Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
Course Duration: 3 Hours | Private Tuition

Additional information

About the Course Fee

A large portion of the course fee is paid to the tutor, because, it’s their expertise  and time that you are paying for.


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

Payment is required in advance and handled safely and securely by PayPal invoicing.

You don't need a Paypal account you can make your payment as a guest and use your debit or credit card.


Vat is not applicable

How to Book
1. Choose your date

 Decide when you might like your course to take place.


2. Make a Course Enquiry

Advise your details on the form provided.


Booking Information

Once you have paid for your course a cancellation fee of £55 will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 4 days prior to the start of the course. Cancellations received within 4 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for another date if you wish. 


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

What is the course date?

The course date is set by you, so that you can attend a course at your convenience, without disrupting your normal business practise.


All dates are of course subject to tutor availability.


Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.

For a 3 Hour course please advise if you prefer a 9.30am or 1.30 pm start time.

Lunch is not provided, however there is a short break for tea/coffee.


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An informal  Consultancy is available for Jewellery Designer Makers in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter.

Please email  Dawn Meaden-Johnson for information.


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