Rita Charitable Trust

Assorter (Advanced)

SECTOR: GEMS & JEWELLERY
SUB-SECTOR: Cast and Diamonds-Set Jewellery, Diamond Processing, Handmade
Gold and Gem-Set Jewellery
OCCUPATION: Assorting
REFERENCE ID: G&J/Q3603
ALIGNED TO:NCO-2004/3471.90
Assorter (Advanced): Also known as Sorter or Grader, the Assorter (advanced)
segragates rough/polished diamonds and gemstones into multiple groups based
on 4Cs.
Brief Job Description: The individual at work mainly works with a loupe to
segregate rough/polished diamonds and gemstones into multiple groups based
on its characteristics like cut, carat, clarity or colour. The individual is required to
have knowledge of performing measurements of 4Cs on a diamond. The
individual is responsible for delivering segregated diamonds or gemstones with
no loss.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have: attention to details;
good eyesight; no colour-blindness; steady hands; ability to work for long hours
in sitting position; and a lot of patience

Keywords /Terms Description
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business and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the economy
whose components share similar characteristics and interests.
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Occupation Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/ related set of functions
in an industry.
Job role Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique
employment opportunity in an organisation.
Occupational Standards
(OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve when
carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the knowledge and
understanding they need to meet that standard consistently. Occupational
Standards are applicable both in the Indian and global contexts.
Performance Criteria Performance criteria are statements that together specify the standard of
performance required when carrying out a task.
National Occupational
Standards (OS)
NOS are occupational standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context.
Qualifications Pack (QP) QP comprises the set of OS, together with the educational, training and other
criteria required to perform a job role. A QP is assigned a unique qualifications
pack code.
Unit Code Unit code is a unique identifier for an Occupational Standard, which is denoted
by an ‘N’
Unit Title Unit title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent should be
able to do.
Description Description gives a short summary of the unit content. This would be helpful to
anyone searching on a database to verify that this is the appropriate OS they are
looking for.
Scope Scope is a set of statements specifying the range of variables that an individual
may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a critical impact
on quality of performance required.
Knowledge and
Understanding
Knowledge and understanding are statements which together specify the
technical, generic, professional and organisational specific knowledge that an
individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.
Organisational Context Organisational context includes the way the organisation is structured and how
it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have of their
relevant areas of responsibility.
Technical Knowledge Technical knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific
designated responsibilities.
Core Skills/ Generic
Skills
Core skills or generic skills are a group of skills that are the key to learning and
working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work
environment in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work
environment. In the context of the OS, these include communication related
skills that are applicable to most job roles

Keywords /Terms Description
NOS National Occupational Standard(s)
NSQF National Skills Qualifications Framework
QP Qualifications Pack

Unit Code G&J/ N9901
Unit Title
(Task) Coordinate with others
Description This OS unit is about communicating with colleagues, seniors and outside parties in
order to achieve the deliverables on schedule
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
 Interacting with supervisor
 Interacting with colleagues within and outside the department
 Interacting with outside parties
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Interacting with
supervisor
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to
PC1. Coordinate for receiving work instructions and raw materials from reporting
supervisor
PC2. Communicate to the reporting supervisor about process flow improvements,
product defects received from previous process, repairs and maintenance of
tools and machinery as required
PC3. Communicate to reporting supervisor about operation details and hazards
PC4. Interact with supervisor regarding compliance of company policy and rules
Interacting with
colleagues within and
outside the
department
PC5. Coordinate with colleagues to share work, as per the workload
PC6. Communicate and discuss work flow related difficulties in order to find
solutions with mutual agreement
PC7. Coordinate and receive feedback from quality control department
PC8. Coordinate for putting team goals over individual goals
PC9. Resolve conflicts by communicating with colleagues and other departments
PC10. Coordinate with colleagues regarding multitasking in other departments with
requirements
Interacting with
outside parties
PC11. Adhere to nondisclosure policy of the company in all outside coordination
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. Company’s policies on: preferred language of communication, reporting and
escalation policy, quality delivery standards, and personnel management
KA2. Company’s policies on non-disclosure of “confidential information” provided
by the company either orally or in writing marked as confidential
KA3. Liability arising out of loss, theft, or inadvertent disclosure of confidential
information
KA4. Reporting structure

B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Various categories of people that one is required to communicate and
coordinate within the organization
KB2. Importance of effective communication in the workplace
KB3. Importance of teamwork in organization and individual success
KB4. Various components of effective communication
KB5. Key elements of active listening
KB6. Barriers to effective communication
KB7. Importance of avoiding casual expletives and unpleasant terms while
communicating professional circles
KB8. Common reasons for interpersonal conflict
KB9. Expressing and addressing grievances appropriately and effectively
KB10. What constitutes disciplined behavior for a working professional
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. Write instructions, remarks, job sheets, basic information, technical details
etc. in preferred local language of communication and English
Reading Skills
SA2. Read preferred language of communication as prescribed by the company
SA3. Read job sheets and interpret technical details mentioned in the job sheet
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA4. Discuss task lists, schedules, and work-loads with co-workers
SA5. Be a good listener
SA6. Be effective in communicating the issues faced to the supervisor
SA7. Avoid using jargon, slang or acronyms when communicating
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SB1. Spot and communicate potential areas of disruptions to work process and
report the same
SB2. Report to supervisor and or to deal with a colleague individually, depending
on the type of concern
Plan and Organize
SB3. Collate information and communicate in a manner that is clear and
comprehensive to colleagues and supervisor
Customer Centricity
SB4. Convey accurate information to all internal as well as external customers (or
right information to right person)

Problem Solving
SB5. How to handle critical situations caused due to communication issues at
workplace and solve problems without blaming others
Analytical Thinking
SB6. Analyse the work processes by interacting with others and adopting best
practices
SB7. Use prior experience to observe and reflect for development of ideas
Critical Thinking
SB8. Think through the problem, evaluate the possible solution(s) and suggest an
optimum /best possible solution(s)
SB9. Deal with clients lacking the technical background to solve the problem on
their own
SB10. Spot process disruptions and delays and report and communicate with
solutions
SB11. Identify immediate or temporary solutions to resolve delays
SB12. Apply, analyze and evaluate the information gathered from observation,
experience, reasoning or communication as a guide to thought and action

Unit Code G&J/N9902
Unit Title
(Task) Maintain health and safety at workplace
Description This OS unit is about being aware of, communicating and taking steps towards
minimizing potential hazards and dangers of accidents on the job and maintaining
occupational health and safety
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Health and safety in work area
Fire safety
Emergencies, rescue and first aid procedures
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Health and safety in
work area
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. Identify and use appropriate protective clothing/equipment for specific tasks
and work
PC2. Identify hazardous job activities in his/her job and communicate the possible
causes of risks or accidents in the workplace
PC3. Carry out safe working practices while dealing with hazards to ensure safety
of self and others
PC4. Identify and avoid doing any tasks or activities in a bad working position
PC5. Practice appropriate working postures to minimise occupational health
related issues
Fire safety PC6. Use the appropriate fire extinguishers on different types of fire
PC7. Demonstrate rescue techniques applied during fire hazard
PC8. Demonstrate good housekeeping in order to prevent fire hazards
PC9. Demonstrate the correct use of any fire extinguisher
Emergencies, rescue
and first aid
procedures
PC10. Administer appropriate first aid procedure to victims wherever required e.g.
in case of bleeding, burns, choking, electric shock etc.
PC11. Respond promptly and appropriately to an accident situation or medical
emergency
PC12. Participate in emergency procedures such as raising alarm, safe evacuation,
correct means of escape, correct assembly point etc.
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. Company’s policies on: safety and hazards and personnel management
KA2. Names and location of documents that refer to health and safety in work
place
KA3. Reporting structure
B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Meaning of “hazard’s” and risks
KB2. Health and safety hazards commonly present in the work place and related
precautions

KB3. Various dangers associated with the use of electrical equipment
KB4. Preventative and remedial actions to be taken in case of exposure to toxic
material
KB5. Methods of accident prevention
KB6. How different chemicals react and what could be the danger from them
KB7. How to use machines and tools without suffering bodily harm
KB8. Importance of using protective clothing/equipment while working
KB9. Precautionary activities to prevent the fire accident
KB10. Various causes of fire
KB11. Techniques of using different fire extinguishers
KB12. Different materials used for extinguishing fire
KB13. Rescue techniques applied during a fire hazard
KB14. Various types of safety signs and what they mean
KB15. Appropriate basic first aid treatment relevant to condition e.g. bleeding minor
burns eye injuries
KB16. Potential impact to a person who is moved incorrectly

Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
N.A.
Reading Skills
SA1. Read and comprehend basic content to read labels, charts, signage’s
SA2. Read and comprehend basic English to read manuals of operations
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA3. Effectively communicate the risk
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SB1. Report potential sources of danger
SB2. Follow the relevant prescribed procedure in the event of an accident
SB3. Wear appropriate safety gear to avoid an accident
Plan and Organize
SB4. Learn from past mistakes regarding use of hazardous machines or chemicals
Customer Centricity
N. A.
Problem Solving
SB5. Adhere to and guide others to follow prescribed procedures related to
occupational health and safety

Analytical Thinking
SB6. Analyse untoward incidents from the past and implement correct use of
machines, tools or hazardous chemicals
Critical Thinking
SB7. Critically analyse the processes carried out by self and by colleagues in the
department to spot potential hazards and safety issues

Unit Code G&J/N3603
Unit Title
(Task) Assort diamonds for jewellery manufacturing
Description This OS unit is about segregation of diamonds of similar characteristics into groups
having similar characteristics of required quality and rejection which are not as per
required quality; selected diamonds are further distributed for cast and diamond-set
jewellery manufacturing
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Receiving the packet of diamonds from diamond procurer
Assorting diamonds
Ensuring quality of output
Ensuring productivity
Process compliances
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Receiving the packet
of diamonds from
diamond procurer
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. Follow instructions of diamond procurer in terms of sorting
PC2. Check the weight and number of stones, with respect to what is mentioned
on the packet
PC3. Use a sieve to classify the diamonds based on its size
PC4. Do a basic sorting based on shape and size
Assorting diamonds PC5. Look at each diamond individually through an eye glass and make further
classification into groups as per company policy
PC6. Select diamonds which are of similar characteristics such as cut, carat, colour
and clarity and segregate as per quality required by the company
PC7. Reject diamonds which are not as per required quality
PC8. Maintain buffer stock to meet future requirements
Ensuring quality of
output
PC9. Accurately segregate/group the diamonds as per the company’s policy
PC10. Use judgment for selecting and rejecting diamonds
PC11. Deliver in time to next process
PC12. Ensure near zero damage/loss to the diamonds
Ensuring productivity PC13. Improve speed of assorting/time taken per stone
PC14. Achieve number of diamonds sorted as per the target assigned
Process compliances PC15. Comply with relevant legislation, standards, policies and procedures

Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. Company’s policies on: quality, incentives, delivery standards, safety and
hazards, integrity and personnel management
KA2. Work flow involved in cast and diamond-set jewellery manufacturing
KA3. Importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KA4. Reporting structure
KA5. Typical customer profile and market trends
KA6. Specialization of the company (size, clarity, shape, quality, etc., of diamonds)
B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Identification of diamonds
KB2. Process of diamond procurement such as from the processing units, traders
KB3. 4 C’s of diamond (colour, cut, clarity and carat)
KB4. Diamond shading – colourwise
KB5. Application of diamonds as per the jewellery types
KB6. Gauging and sieving
KB7. Valuing diamond on market practice
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/ individual on the job needs to know and understand how to:
SA1. Maintain records of diamonds
Reading Skills
SA2. Read notes, designs and instructions in terms of diamond requirement
SA3. Read company rules and compliance documents required to complete the
work
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA4. Take feedback from co-workers and supervisor and share knowledge with
them
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SB1. Quality of diamonds as per the requirement of the company
SB2. How to judge the diamond quality to be able to select, reject or keep buffer
stock
Plan and Organize
SB3. Plan and organize work in order to ensure accurate and timely assortment
SB4. Manage and secure stocks
SB5. Maintain records of the diamond stocks
Customer Centricity
N. A.
Problem Solving
SB6. Deal with mismatch in the number of diamonds

SB7. Resolve difference in the actual quality of diamonds vis-à-vis specified on
packet
SB8. Sort any problems in identification of diamonds
SB9. Resolve difficulty in classifying a particular diamond in terms of unclear
characteristics
Analytical Thinking
SB10. To use the knowledge/experience about similar quality of diamonds in the
past to predict the quality of the current lot
Critical Thinking
SB11. Apply, analyze, and evaluate the knowledge gathered from observation,
experience, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to thought and action
SB12. Spot process disruptions and delays

Unit Code G&J/N3604
Unit Title
(Task) Assort polished diamonds
Description This OS unit is about measuring the 4Cs of a diamond and categorizing it accordingly.
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Preparing for carrying out assortment of polished diamonds
Assorting the polished diamonds based on the 4Cs
Ensuring the quality of assortment
Ensuring productivity
Process compliances
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Preparing for carrying
out assortment of
polished diamonds
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to
PC1. Accept the packet of polished diamonds from supervisor/procurer with
instructions for sorting
PC2. Check the weight and number of stones, with respect to what is mentioned
on the packet
PC3. Remove the diamonds from the packet and place them on the tray under the
light
PC4. Clean the diamonds using a cleaning cloth if required
PC5. Use a sieve to classify the diamonds based on its size and shape
Assorting the
polished diamonds
based on the 4Cs
PC6. Hold the diamond with the help of tweezers under light and view it through a
loupe one by one
PC7. Measure the dimensions of the diamond and calculate the required ratios,
e.g. table percentage, pavilion depth, etc.
PC8. Grade the diamond based on its colour, cut, clarity and carat weight
PC9. Use the UV Box to check the fluorescence of the diamond (if required)
PC10. Use the symmetry analyzer machine to check the cut dimensions (if provided)
PC11. Place assorted diamonds in the packets, label as per the company’s policy and
return to the supervisor with tallied weight
Ensuring the quality
of assortment
PC12. Accurately measure the 4Cs of a diamond
PC13. Match his/her judgment with the grading given by GIA or other agencies
PC14. Deliver in time to next process
PC15. Complete work with no loss of diamonds
Ensuring productivity PC16. Improve speed of assorting/time taken per stone
PC17. Achieve the productivity in terms of carats or number of pieces as set by the
company
Process compliances PC18. Comply with relevant legislation, standards, policies and procedures
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:

KA1. Company’s policies on: acceptable limits of weight loss; incentives; delivery
standards; safety practices and hazards; security and performance
measurement
KA2. Work flow involved in company’s diamond processing process
KA3. Importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KA4. Reporting structure
KA5. Issue return procedures followed by the company
KA6. Typical customer profile and market trends
KA7. Specialization area of the company (size, clarity, shape, quality, etc. of
diamonds)
KA8. Diamond processing objective of the company, e.g. maximizing yield,
maximizing clarity, etc.
B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Identification of a diamond
KB2. Difference between a natural or a treated diamond
KB3. Measuring 4Cs of a diamond
KB4. Grading standards followed by GIA, IGI and HRD
KB5. Gauging and sieving
KB6. Use of various scopes in diamond processing
KB7. Fluorescence in a diamond and its effect
KB8. Use of symmetry analyzer machine and computer

Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
SA1. To label each segregated diamond appropriately according to its features
SA2. To document work done for status and performance appraisal
Reading Skills
SA3. To read the manuals defining different standards as specified by GIA, IGI or
HRD
SA4. To read descriptions on the diamond packets/ bags
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA5. To discuss task, schedules, and work-loads with co-workers and supervisors
SA6. To understand instructions and report problems
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SB1. Grade or classify a particular diamond with unclear characteristics.
Plan and Organize
SB2. Plan and organize the assortment of diamonds to ensure accurate and timely
assortment
Customer Centricity

N. A.
Problem Solving
SB3. To minimize damage or loss of any diamond during the sorting process
SB4. To report diamond losses via documentation as per company policy
SB5. To suggest improvements in order to reduce loss
Analytical Thinking
SB6. To assess the 4Cs of the diamond, analyzing various aspects of its dimensions,
based on knowledge of grading standards and experience
SB7. To derive maximum value from a polished diamond
Critical Thinking
SB8. To spot process disruptions and delays

Unit Code G&J/N3605
Unit Title
(Task) Assort rough diamonds
Description This OS unit is about segregation of rough diamonds of similar characteristics into
groups like makeable, sawable, cleavable, rejection and resale, to be sent for further
processing
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Preparing for assortment
Assorting rough diamonds
Ensuring quality of assortment
Ensuring productivity
Process compliances
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Preparing for
assortment
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. Check the weight and number of stones, against what is mentioned on the
packet
PC2. Remove the roughs from the packet and place them on the tray under the
light
PC3. Clean the roughs using a cleaning cloth if required
Assorting rough
diamonds
PC4. Use sieve to classify the diamonds broadly based on its size
PC5. Do a basic sorting based on shape and size
PC6. Look at each rough individually through an eye glass and make further
classification into groups as per company policy
PC7. Hold the rough with the help of tweezers under light and view it through a
loupe one by one
PC8. Classify them into groups as per company policy e.g. makeable, sawable,
cleavable and rejection
PC9. Send the rough for windowing if one is not able to look into it clearly to make
any judgment (if required)
Ensuring quality of
assortment
PC10. Accurately segregate/group of the roughs as per the company’s policies
PC11. Identify different types of rough, e.g. Syndicate, Australian, Coated, Braza,
Cleavage etc.
PC12. Judge accurately the approximate expected yield, expected clarity, etc.
PC13. Complete work with no loss of roughs
Ensuring productivity PC14. Achieve the productivity in terms of carats or number of pieces as set by the
company
PC15. Deliver in time to next process
Process compliances PC16. Comply with relevant legislation, standards, policies and procedures

A. Organizational
Context
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. Company’s policies on: acceptable limits of weight loss; incentives; delivery
standards; safety practices and hazards; security and performance
measurement
KA2. Non-disclosure of “confidential information” provided by the company either
orally or in writing marked as confidential
KA3. Liability arising out of loss, theft, or inadvertent disclosure of confidential
information
KA4. Work flow involved in company’s diamond processing process
KA5. Importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KA6. Reporting structure
KA7. Issue return procedures followed by the company
KA8. Typical customer profile and market trends
KA9. Specialization area of the company (size, clarity, shape, quality, etc. of
diamonds)
KA10. Diamond processing objective of the company, e.g. maximizing yield,
maximizing clarity, etc.
B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Identification of rough diamonds
KB2. Formation of rough diamond – production from mines – sources & location
KB3. Various types of rough e.g. Syndicate, Australian, Coated, Braza, Cleavage etc.
and its characteristics
KB4. Process of rough procurement – parcel from D.T.C. / I-I.D.C. / Belgium / Israel
/ Local – Bandha (i.e. Better – Medium – Weak)
KB5. Polishing process in the factory (Bruting, Blocking, Bottom, Top, Table,
Rounding, etc.)
KB6. 4Cs of diamond (Colour, Cut, Clarity and Carat)
KB7. Rough diamond shading – colourwise (LB-LC-White-Fancy)
KB8. Use of various scopes in diamond processing
KB9. Stress (tension) of the diamond
KB10. Gauging & sieve
KB11. Valuation as per market practice
KB12. Windowing process to look inside a rough
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
SA1. To label each segregated rough appropriately according to its features
SA2. To document work done for status and performance appraisal
Reading Skills
SA3. To read descriptions on the rough packets/ bags

Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA4. To discuss task, schedules, and work-loads with co-workers and supervisors
SA5. To understand instructions and report problems
SA6. To share work load as required
SA7. To assist others who require help
SA8. To share knowledge with co-workers
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SA9. To make decisions pertaining to the concerned area of work of sorting
Plan and Organize
SA10. To plan and organize work in order to ensure accurate and timely assortment
Customer Centricity
N. A.
Problem Solving
SA11. To resolve difficulty in grading or classifying a particular rough with unclear
characteristics
Analytical Thinking
SA12. To use the knowledge/experience about similar quality of roughs in the past
to predict the final outcome/quality of the current lot
SA13. To analyze the expected yield, clarity from the rough, based on the source
Critical Thinking
SA14. To apply, analyze and evaluate the knowledge gathered from observation,
experience, reasoning or communication as a guide to thought and action
SA15. To spot process disruptions and delays

Unit Code G&J/N3606
Unit Title
(Task) Assort gemstones
Description This OS unit is about assorting gemstones in terms of type, shape, size, colour and
weight
Scope This unit/task covers the following:
Assorting gemstones
Ensuring productivity
Reporting problems to reporting authority
Process compliances
Performance Criteria(PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element Performance Criteria
Assorting gemstones To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
PC1. Assort stones accurately as per design in terms of weight, size, colour and
type
PC2. Maintain even colour of stones sorted or as required by design
PC3. Distinguish between types of stones correctly, e.g. raw versus factory
manufactured
Ensuring productivity PC4. Make timely delivery of sorted stones for setting
PC5. Assort number of stones as per the target given
PC6. Ensure that no stones are lost or damaged during counting or sorting
Reporting problems
to reporting
authority
PC7. Report mismatch regarding colour, type, size or weight of stones to be sorted
against the description of the bag received
PC8. Report shortage of stones in the bag as per design
Process compliances PC9. Comply with relevant legislation, standards, policies and procedures
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational
Context
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
KA1. Company’s policies on: Acceptable limits of stone loss per product type;
incentives; delivery standards; safety and hazards; security, IPR and personnel
management
KA2. Non-disclosure of “confidential information” provided by the company either
orally or in writing marked as confidential
KA3. Liability arising out of loss, theft, or inadvertent disclosure of confidential
information
KA4. Work flow involved in company’s jewellery manufacturing process
KA5. Importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
KA6. Reporting structure

B. Technical
Knowledge
KB1. Different types of jewellery made by the company
KB2. Jewellery trends and types of gemstones used and their value
KB3. Basics of gemstones such as colour, cut, clarity, carat, precious, semiprecious, synthetic, modified
KB4. Different markets for gemstones and their origin so that precedence can
indicate the gemstone quality
KB5. Gemstone setting process
KB6. Labelling details
Skills (S) [Optional]
A. Core Skills/
Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
SA1. To fill job sheet
SA2. To write labels on sorted bags
Reading Skills
SA3. To read design notes
SA4. Read labels on the bags containing diamonds
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
SA5. To communicate discrepancies to seniors and colleagues
B. Professional Skills Decision Making
SB1. To separate stones as per design requirement
Plan and Organize
SB2. Plan and organize sorting of diamonds and gemstones
Customer Centricity
N. A.
Problem Solving
N. A.
Analytical Thinking
N. A.
Critical Thinking
N. A

CRITERIA FOR ASSESSMENT OF TRAINEES

Job Role Assorter (Advanced)
Qualification Pack G&J/Q3603
Sector Skill Council Gem & Jewellery
Guidelines for Assessment

  1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each Performance
    Criteria (PC) will be assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay down proportion of
    marks for Theory and Skills Practical for each PC.
  2. The assessment for the theory part will be based on knowledge bank of questions created by the SSC.
  3. Individual assessment agencies will create theory question papers for candidates at every examination/training
    centre. (As per assessment criteria below)
  4. Individual assessment agencies will create practical tests for skill evaluation for candidates at every
    examination/training centre. (As per assessment criteria below)
  5. To pass the Qualification Pack, every candidate should score a minimum 70% of aggregate marks to successfully
    clear the assessment.
  6. In case of successfully passing only certain number of NOSs, the candidate is eligible to take subsequent
    assessment on the balance NOSs to pass the Qualification Pack.