Since 1945, the GAA has been educating and updating members of the gem and jewellery industry, and the general public, about all aspects of gemstones and their substitutes.

GAA Short Courses

GAA Short Courses

Variety of short courses on offer in all states. Have fun with gemstones. Find a date to suit you.

GAA Diploma in Gemmology

GAA Diploma in Gemmology

Teaching centres in all States. Email info@gem.org.au for details.

Education

Education

New course list for 2014 has been released. Click here to find out more.

About the GAA

About the GAA

Find out about our history, aims and objectives. Click here to find out more.

Photo of Diamond Courses 2015

Diamond Courses 2015

Now it's easier than ever to become qualified as a diamond expert! No prerequisites.
Member rate for each component:
• Practical Diamond Grading: $2325 ($1000 deposit to enrol).
• Diamond Theory Technology: $2325 ($1000 deposit to enrol).
SCHEDULE:
NSW: Theory: starts 19 May. Every Tuesday 6.30–9 pm until November.
Practical: 15-19 June, Monday to Friday, 8.30 am–5 pm
VIC: Theory, starts 20 May. Every Wednesday 6.30–9 pm until November
Practical: 29 June-3 July, Monday to Friday, 8.30–5 pm, OR over six Sunday classes, 28 June-30 August.
Qualification after successful completion of both components, Theory and Practical: Diploma in Diamond Technology Certificate and Statement of Attainment.
Call our Enrolments Officer, Annie Dursun on
1300 436 338 or email her on learn@gem.org.au

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Advanced Practical Diamond Grading

Advanced Practical Diamond Grading

Prerequisite: Practical Diamond Grading. Classes in all states, two-day course. Contact: Enrolments Officer Annie Dursun for dates and availability. learn@gem.org.au
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The Australian Gemmologist

The Australian Gemmologist

Online version Vol. 25, No. 3.
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