Applied Jewelry Professional
Online Diploma

Through three online courses, the Applied Jewelry Professional Online Diploma will cover essential topics for any gem and jewelry professional, including basic information on diamonds rubies, emeralds, sapphires, jewelry design, setting styles and jewelry care. The knowledge you learn can be immediately implemented on the job to help enable effective conversations with customers.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe how the 4Cs (color, clarity, cut and carat weight) affect a diamond’s value
  • Recognize the relationship between size and weight of diamonds
  • Explain the differences between treated, laboratory-grown 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

  • Jewelry Sales Professional
  • Jewelry Assistant Manager
  • Jewelry Consultant
  • Jewelry Service Advisor
  • Assistant Inventory Manager
  • Television Shopping Host
  • Pawnbroker
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Topics Covered

Here are some of the topics covered in the AJP® Online Diploma

Program Detail Topic Product Knowledge 132x74 PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

Understand the steps of the jewelry sales process

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How to Earn the Applied Jewelry Professional Online Diploma

Enroll and complete three online courses.

GEM 130 – Diamond Essentials Online Course

GEM 120 – Colored Stone Essentials Online Course

GEM 110 – Jewelry Essentials

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