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3/ Improvement of knowledge and practical skills.

Members will:
a) Ensure that they have up-to-date knowledge regarding the market conditions that influence trade prices of metal, gemstones and labour, and be aware of the changes due to fluctuations in overseas and local markets.

b) Maintain proficiency in the knowledge of gemmology, testing of metals and the processes used in manufacture and finishing.

c) Be required to obtain a predetermined number of Continued Education Points over any two-year period to comply with the Association’s re-certification programme and to demonstrate their active involvement in ongoing education and training.

d) Ensure that they have up-to-date equipment, tools and instruments necessary to carry out an assignment effectively.

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