Jewelers in career: Damiani organizes courses for setters and goldsmiths at the desk. You are interested? Then write to… ♦︎
Do you want to become gem setters? Would you like to learn the goldsmithing techniques? Are you willing to move to Valencia? If your answer is affirmative, here is an opportunity. After announcing the purchase of the former Valenza Expo area, the Damiani Group decided to invest in young talents with the Damiani Academy project. It is a training project, explains a press release, which aims to create vertical technical specializations in the field of goldsmith-craft production, thanks to a specific path aimed at training professionals to be included in the world of work.
What does the initiative envisage, which is managed in collaboration with Manpower? Damiani seeks candidates to be included for free in the specialization courses organized within the Damiani Academy. The courses offer the possibility of a subsequent final placement in the company. The first figure required is that of Gemstone setter.
The course to become setter is divided into six weeks (240 hours of attendance), provides both theoretical training in the classroom and practical training within the Damiani Laboratory. It consists of two differentiated modules. This course of study includes the learning of the function and correct use of the tools essential to the profession of caster, the techniques of execution of cuts and blocking of stones, knowledge and execution of the most important cuts used, the setting of the stones.
The other address is the one called Goldsmiths at the desk. It foresees the knowledge of the function and the correct use of the essential tools for the goldsmith’s profession, of the goldsmith’s working techniques, the realization of a jewel.
The profile requested by the company
«The ideal student is strongly motivated to undertake a professional path aimed at entering the work place in the Italian cradle of the goldsmith’s art as a setter or a bench goldsmith; has a strong interest in the sector and the ambition to build a career path in the art of jewelry starting from the acquisition of the craft skills necessary in the specific production context; has a passion for Made in Italy and quality; has good manual skills and preparation for performing tasks that involve high precision and attention to detail. The candidate is in possession of a diploma or certificate of professional qualification in the field of goldsmith or artistic (for example, qualifications such as restorers or similar). He is determined to attend the Damiani Academy specialization course at the headquarters in Valenza (Alessandria). Admission to the course is subjected to the verification of the required requisites and to the evaluation emerged during the selection process. The course is aimed at unemployed ».
Applications can be submitted on the Manpower website at the following link: