Jewellery & Watch partners with NAJ for exclusive seminars


Jewellery & Watch Birmingham has confirmed the National Association of Jewellers will be hosting exclusive seminars at the February 2016 show.

Open to exhibitors, buyers and visitors to book in advance, the NAJ will provide fresh and informative talks covering topics such as selling and displaying, management and valuation.

JET Foundation and Diploma taster and refresher seminars will also be available at the NAJ Education stand. The JET sessions will be available three times a day on Sunday 7 and Monday 8 February, as a Foundation, Diploma or refresher course. Elsewhere the taster session will provide an insight into the course, sampling a module on Precious Metals led by an experienced JET tutor from the NAJ.

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Students who have completed a JET Foundation are encouraged to come along to the Diploma session, sampling a module on Gem Stones. For those JET Alumni who completed the course some time ago, the JET Refresher session will provide a quick update including a Q&A session with a tutor from the NAJ.

On Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 February, hour long seminars with experienced selling, display and management tutors will be on site providing valuable tips and advice on how to make the most of your brand.

Valuation seminars will also be available to book on the Thursday 11 February where visitors will be given an introduction to the Certificate of Appraisal Theory (CAT) course. Experienced CAT advisors will be on hand to answer any questions potential students have about the course. A CAT advisor will lead 3 sessions during the day on aspects of the programme.

Lindsey Straughton, marketing manager at the NAJ, comments: “The NAJ is proud to offer such diverse and informative courses and with the support of i2i events will offer taster or refresher seminars on key topics at Jewellery & Watch in February. This is a positive interactive way for members and non-members as well as students to learn more about our educational offering.”

Kate Madelin, director for education at the NAJ, adds: “We are really looking forward to meeting everyone at the show. We would encourage members and non-members alike to come along to our hour long insights into interesting and relevant topics. The NAJ Education team and our industry experts will also be available to talk through all of your education and training needs .I am confident that we can help.”

Booking NAJ seminars and courses will be on a first come, first served basis. Pre-register to ensure up to date information.


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