Final New Q file Blade Sawyer.pdf

Blade Sawyer – Diamond Processing

  • Job DescriptionThe individual at work needs to cut the rough diamond along the marking by fixing it on to a dop or pot, then slicing it using the blade sawing machine. A blade sawing operator is responsible for delivering perfect cut roughs in the stipulated time, while minimizing weight loss and breakage.
  • Originally Approved9th NSQC - August 2015
  • Last Revised23rd NSQC - August 2019
  • Code2019/GJ/GJSCI/3538
  • SectorGem & Jewellery
  • NSQF LevelLevel 3
  • Notional Hours150
  • Accrediting BodiesGems & Jewellery Skill Council of India
  • Certifying BodiesGems & Jewellery Skill Council of India
  • Proposed Occupation

    Blade Sawyer

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Supervisor – Blade Sawing
    With the few years of experience gives Blade Sawyer
    expertise in sawing skills and capability of handling any
    type of work as well as understand quality issues in the
    work. Hence with developing leadership skills, the
    candidate could upgrade to supervisory level.

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    Implementation Mechanism
    The GJSCI has empowered the Training Partners to play
    the role of facilitation agency. The roles and
    responsibilities of the facilitation agency will be as follows:
    1. Survey the market and contact the persons who have
    acquired the skills of a particular trade in informal/nonformal
    settings and motivate them for getting their
    skills/competencies assessed, certified and recognized by
    a National Level Organization.
    2. Alternatively, a person who has acquired
    skills/competencies in informal/non-formal settings and
    desires to get his/her skills assessed, certified and
    recognized by a National Level Organization approaches
    the Training Partner.3. Training Partners will explain and assist interested
    candidates to register and submit the application form
    along with the required documents.
    RPL Implementation Process:
    In order to create an awareness about the RPL
    assessments, GJSCI will put in marketing efforts in
    targeted regions of the country to invite applications from
    the persons who desire to get their skills assessed,
    recognized and certified in relevant trade.
    The set of documents along with the application form
    should be sent to the GJSCI office in the form of scanned
    copy and hard copy by post or in person by the Training
    Group A
    i) Proof of work
    acquired in informal/non-formal
    settings (Self undertaking)
    (Skill based
    ii) Work experience certificate from
    the employer if any
    iii) Work experience certificate from
    the local Jeweller's Manufacturer's
    Group B iv) Copy of the Educational
    Qualification certificate, if any
    iv) Self undertaking by the candidate
    indicating the basic literacy level
    The candidate should submit the evidence at
    least one each from Group A and Group B.
    1. The applications along with the evidence submitted by
    the candidates will be screened and reviewed by the
    Training Partner & GJSCI.
    2. The eligible candidates will be informed accordingly.
    3. The candidates who could not be eligible for RPL
    assessment, will be informed about the deficiency in the
    application form and evidence submitted by them to the
    Training Partner and will be asked to apply again after
    taking necessary remedial measures.
    4. Training Partner will inform the candidates about the
    assessment centre, date and time for assessment well in
    advance. Efforts will be made to ensure that the candidate
    is assessed in his/her work place only.Eligibility criteria:
    1. Any artisan above the age of 18 with a minimum work
    experience of 6 months can get assessed in the RPL
    2. To validate the work experience, we shall need a letter
    from the local jeweller’s association or the employing
    company certifying his/her experience.

  • Qualification File Final New Q file Blade Sawyer.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    I. G&J/N4403 Fix the rough diamond on dop or cassette or hold 30 3
    II. G&J/N4405 Cut the rough diamond using a blade sawing machine 90 3
    III. G&J/N4801 Boil the diamonds 25 3
    IV. G&J/N9901 Coordinate with others 3 3
    V. G&J/N9902 Maintain health and safety at workplace 2 3
    Total 150
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