Additional Offerings

Applied Jewelry Professional (Intensive)


Course Description

The AJPi consists of three on-campus intensive courses: Diamond Essentials, Colored Stone Essentials and Jewelry Essentials. Depending upon the campus, courses may be offered as a 5-day intensive program or as shorter 1 or 2-day individual courses.

Diamond Essentials (intensive) 2 days
Colored Stones Essentials (intensive) 2 days
Jewelry Essentials (intensive) 1 day

The Applied Jewelry Professional program covers topics including jewelry designs, setting styles, jewelry care, and other content that will support your product knowledge and provide excellent service to customers. This program also introduces basic information about diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and the GIA clarity grading system. Other subjects of study include how modern technology is changing the way diamonds are cut, the qualities of precious metals, major jewelry manufacturing methods, and the important activities involved in the operation of a retail jewelry store. To enable effective product conversations, examples are provided on how to translate jewelry features into benefits and how to communicate the 4Cs of diamond value to customers. This program provides clear and concise information that can be immediately implemented on the job.

What You Earn

  • Applied Jewelry Professional Credential