AJP Applied Jewelry Professional Program

Imagine greeting customers with assurance. Answering questions with poise. Providing knowledge and excellent service. That’s what the AJP program can do for you. And since it’s all online, you can study at your own pace.

Note: The name for the AJP diploma program has changed from “Accredited Jewelry Professional” to “Applied Jewelry Professional.”


What You'll Learn

  • Describe how the 4Cs (clarity, color, cut, and carat weight) affect a diamond’s value
  • Examine the relationship between size and weight of diamonds
  • Explore the differences between treated, synthetic, and imitation stones to sell with full disclosure
  • Understand the steps of the jewelry sales process
  • Translate jewelry design, style, and manufacturing features into benefits
  • Convey the romance, lore, and characteristics of the most popular colored gemstones

Possible Career Paths

  • Estate Jewelry Dealer
  • Jewelry Assistant Manager
  • Jewelry Sales Professional
  • Jewelry Training Officer
  • Pawnbroker
  • Television Personality
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in the AJP program.


    Understand sales and the essentials of the sales process

How You’ll Learn

Take three online courses, and you’ll earn the AJP diploma.


On Campus Applied, full-time learning

The AJP diploma program is only offered via Distance Education.

Distance Education eLearning courses and hands-on lab classes

Acquire the skills to advance your career at a pace that suits your life. Study the rich curriculum designed for working professionals. Take 3 eLearning courses.

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