Professional Development

Applied Jewelry Professional Programme

Course Description

Designed for working professionals, the Applied Jewelry Professional™ (AJP) programme covers essential information about diamonds, coloured stones, precious metals and jewellery features that will help you answer customer questions with confidence and poise. Study a rich eLearning curriculum at your own pace from the convenience of your computer.

Who Should Take This Course 

AJP provides ongoing education for professionals in careers such as these:

• Antique Jewellery Dealer
• Jewellery Assistant Manager
• Jewellery Sales Professional
• Jewellery Training Officer
• Pawnbroker
• Television Shopping Host

What You'll Learn

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

How You'll Learn

Take three online courses through GIA’s eLearning platform. GIA eLearning is a fun and engaging learning environment including media-rich materials delivered online that reflect the same content used in our on-campus courses.
Note: Professional development programmes do not fall within the scope of ACCSC or DEAC accreditation

What you earn

  • Applied Jewelry Professional™ Credential

Comprised of Three eLearning Courses