Upcoming Short Courses! | BAJ

Upcoming Short Courses!

Upcoming Short Courses!

Under a new year and new name, the British Academy of Jewellery is delighted to announce we have an exciting range of short courses lined up for 2017!

Coming up in February, we have a Diamond Grading course led by our BAJ Tutor Graham Tom, a fourth generation diamond expert, registered valuer and bespoke jeweller with over 30 year’s experience.  Our 2 day, intermediate level course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of diamond grading,  and is suited to industry professional’s looking to boost their level of expertise, and alumni who have completed the BAJ Beginner’s Course in Diamond Grading.

This course will comprehensively develop an understanding of diamonds covering the 4C’s, qualities of different diamond cuts, maximising brilliance, the cutting process, Fancy Colour Diamonds, Synthetic, Artificial and Imitation Diamonds, and interpreting GIA Certificates.

March is our month for beginners, with introductory courses in Technical Drawing, Gemstone Studies and Diamond Grading – the perfect package for jewellery enthuasists looking to develop their technical jewellery knowledge and skillset! For those considering a career in jewellery, these courses are a must!

However, if you are ready to take the leap into the world of jewellery, enroll in our Level 2 Diploma in Jewellery Manufacturing and Design beginning March 8th! The comprehensively covers the fundamentals of jewellery manufacturing as well as enamelling, engraving, and gemstone settings. Alongside the practical “bench skills” you will learn the professional practice of designing using your creativity, formulate and finalise designs before manufacture. You will study the traditional jewellery painting techniques as well as produce a creative journal. By the end of the course you will have finished pieces supported by an impressive professional portfolio.

For one week only, we will be offering 10% trade discount on all our courses, so book before the 14th of February to save your place! Our courses can also make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift!












  • 5/6th June & 12/13th June – Rhino for Beginners     £995
  • 19/20th June & 26/27th June – 3Design for Beginners     £995



  • 1/2nd July – Diamond Grading for Intermediate     £399
  • 10th July – 22nd August (7 Weeks) – Level 3 CAD Award     £2500
  • 20/21st July & 27/28th July – Adobe Illustrator Course for Beginners     £995



To book or find out more email us at info@baj.ac.uk

10% Trade Discount on all courses until the 14th of February 2017.

Whether you are looking to learn a new skill or perfect your technique, we have a course just for you!

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