(NEW YORK) – Diamond Council of America (DCA), a non-profit organization that provides quality, affordable distance education and the opportunity to earn professional certifications in diamonds, colored gemstones, and fine jewelry sales, has announced a collaboration with the Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA). The collaboration will give the CJA members access to DCA’s professional certification courses.
“The Diamond Council of America is thrilled about our partnership with the Canadian Jewellers Association to bring DCA courses to our friends at CJA. I compliment the CJA team for making this partnership possible,” says DCA President/CEO Terry Chandler.
Under the new collaboration agreement, all CJA members will be able to access the newly revamped The Diamond Course as well as Beginning Jewelry Sales, Advanced Jewelry Sales, and Colored Gemstones. These invaluable courses help build jewelers’ professionalism and raise their standards of merchandising and advertising.
“Today is a great day for The Canadian Jewellers Association. We welcome DCA to our CJA family! We are thrilled to announce our partnership to our amazing CJA members and to the trade, both in Canada and the USA. CJA members will be able to take advantage of the fabulous courses that DCA has to offer. I am incredibly happy to be able to offer these great courses to our CJA members,” says CJA Managing Director Beatrice Sturtevant.
All courses are available for $150 per course for DCA and CJA members and $200 per course for non-members. The courses can be accessed through DCAlearning.org.
For more information about DCA, to enroll in DCA courses or to become a member, please visit www.dcalearning.org. To learn more about CJA or to become a member, please visit www.canadianjewellers.com.