Graduate Jeweler Diploma Program:
Students engage in comprehensive hands on course of studies where their skills are forged within a real shop setting. Students are instructed in metal manipulation using saw and torch techniques, soldering, setting stones in various styles, jewelry repair, treating stones, testing metals as well as knowing the physical and chemical properties of metals that they handle. Graduates will be guided in their technical skills under the instruction of experienced professionals in challenging studio settings. This course is highly recommended to individuals who plan to pursue careers as entry-level stone setters, bench jewelers and jewelry business owners, and jewelry repair.
Graduate Gemologist Jeweler Program Requirements:
The Graduate Jeweler Diploma program lasts 20 weeks long and contains 600 clock hours. The program can be completed in approximately two quarters.