IIJA Student Registrations have been transferred to the International School of Gemology
Effective today December 23, we have formally withdrawn from our status as a 501(c)3 Non-Profit, and returned to our original structure and location at the International School of Gemology. All courses on this IIJA website are now closed, and all student registrations and files have been transferred to the ISG location. Your Username and Password should be active and waiting for you. Student registrations, course history, and student files have been migrated. Please contact us for any questions or if we can help with any issues.
Robert James FGA, GG
President, International School of Gemology
IIJA Diamonds Course
This online video lecture and written lesson course will provide the student with a complete education in diamonds including: diamond history, diamond formation, rough diamond study, diamond grading, and the diamond markets. The subjects covered are listed below. Please read the IIJA Student Registration Contract before beginning this course. By your registration and payment for this course, you are agreeing to the IIJA Student Registration Contract.
Course Number: IIJA101
Program: Registered Gemologist and Registered Gemologist Appraiser
Certificate of Completion: Yes
Subjects Covered in this Course:
- History of Diamonds
- Diamond Markets
- Diamond Formation
- Classification of Diamonds
- Diamond Properties
- Critical Angle
- Diamond Cut Grading
- Cut Grading Practice
- Diamond Color Grading
- Color Grading Practice
- Diamond Clarity Grading
- Clarity Grading Practice
- Diamond Treatments
- Created Diamonds
- Lab Reports
- Diamond Imitations
- Final Exam
Completion of this course will apply toward earning your IIJA Registered Gemologist Appraiser or IIJA Registered Gemologist Diplomas.
How to Begin:
- When you pay for this course using any credit card or your account on PayPal you will be able to start immediately.
- SSL Secure Payments can be made either through Stripe Payments for credit cards, or PayPal using any credit card or PayPal card using the PayPal payment system. You do not need to have a PayPal Account to use your credit card through PayPal. The Stripe Payment system is for general credit card use. Please follow these steps carefully.:
- Click on the BUY NOW button on the upper right side of this page.
- The payment gateway will take you through the PayPal or the Stripe payment systems. Both are SSL Secure payment systems. PayPal uses either a PayPal account or you can use other credit cards with PayPal without having a PayPal Account. Stripe is used for Mastercard and Visa and other cards also.
- Once you receive payment confirmation you will be brought back to your course to begin. Either way, go to the course home page to begin. You can also access the course page through your Profile Page.
- Once you have returned to the course home page click the Start the Course button to begin.
- Once complete you can print your temporary certificate of completion. Your IIJA Certificate of Completion will be sent from the IIJA office. Please allow up to 4 weeks to receive your certificate if you are outside the United States.