Education of gem enthusiasts and members of the jewellery industry is the primary aim of the Association. This includes short and long courses with a range of delivery and assessment methods. GAA certificates are issued by the Registrar for assessed courses.
GAA Diploma in Gemmology
Diploma in Diamond Technology
Practical Diamond Grading / 5 days or 15 part-time evening sessions
Advanced Practical Diamond Grading / 2 days
Introduction to Gemmology / 1 day
Synthetic & Gemmology Update / 2 days
Coloured Gemstones Consultants Course / 1 day
Diamond Consultants Course / 1 day
Jewellery Product Knowledge / 18 hrs
Jewellery Design/Sketching / 20 hrs
Opals - Advanced Study / 2 days
Pearls – Advanced Study / 2 days
Pearl Threading / 1 day
Gem Setting / 5 days
Pearl and Opal Consultants Course
Advanced Design & Drawing
All courses subject to minimum enrolment. Not all courses available in all Divisions.
Education programs are controlled by the Board of Studies (BOS&E) and Gem-Ed Australia.
Phone 1300 436 338 1300 GEM EDU for further information on courses.
Classes are conducted in all six states. See a state division site for the current program of courses.