How can i enter for an examination

HOW CAN I ENTER FOR AN EXAMINATION?

VALUERS OF ARTICLES OF PRECIOUS METALS AND GEMOLOGICAL MATERIALS

 

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. Completed form;
  2. Updated criminal record certificate;
  3. Certificate proving the completion of the 12th year of schooling obtained through one of the modalities of scientific-humanities or double certification, with level 3 or 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF);
  4. Declaration of suitability;
  5. Certificate of qualifications proving the completion of the following short-term training units (UFCD) of the National Qualifications Catalogue (NQC):
    • UFCD 10644 – Qualitative analysis of precious metals (25 hours),
    • UFCD 10645 – Valuation of articles of precious metals (50 hours)
    • UFCD 10646 – Gemology (50 hours).

 

MELTER-ASSAYER TECHNICAL MANAGER

 

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. Completed form;
  2. Updated criminal record certificate;
  3. Certificate proving the completion of the 12th year of schooling in the scientific-humanities courses, with a pass in the discipline of chemistry or a certificate proving the completion of a qualification obtained through one of the double certification modalities of the Portuguese education and training system, including chemistry content, and that awards a qualification level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF);
  4. Declaration of suitability;
  5. Certificate of qualifications proving the completion of the following short-term training units (UFCD) of the National Qualifications Catalogue (NQC):
    • UFCD: 10644 – Qualitative analysis of precious metals (25 hours),
    • UFCD 8967 – Quantitative testing and casting of precious metals

CLASSIFIER-VALUER-EXPERT

 

Applicants must submit the following documents:

    1. Completed form;
    2. Updated criminal record certificate;
    3. Declaration of suitability;
    4. A declaration from an ophthalmologist confirming the applicant’s visual capabilities;
    5. Original documentation, issued by competent authorities, certifying that the applicant has at least five years of professional experience in the valuation of rough diamonds, proving suitability to perform the activity;
    6. Documentation proving that the candidate has passed technical and scientific courses, and the qualifications that he/she holds in the area of rough diamond valuation.

 

Classifier-Valuer-Experts are appointed for five years after which they must undergo a re-evaluation test.