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NSW Course Dates & Fees 2018

 

GAA FEDERAL COURSES 2018

To enrole contact ANNIE DURSUN, Gem Ed Federal Enrolment Officer ON:

Phone 1300 436 338

e-Mail learn@gem.org.au

COURSE NAME DATE PRICE

Diploma in Gemmology Year 1
Also offered as Flexible

DIP GEMMOLOGY BROCHURE

14th Febuary - 2018

Wednesday evenings 6.15 pm - 9.15 pm

$3,450 member
$3,950 non member

Diploma in Gemmology Year 2
Also offered as Flexible

30th  January - 2018

$3,750 member
$4,250 non member

Diploma in Gemmology – INTENSIVE

 Intensive mode enrolments close 1st week Feb

 14th February 2018
(Wednesday, daytime) 
8.30am - 5.00 pm

$7,200 member

$8,200 non member

Practical Diamond Grading
6 CPD points available to NCJV members

PDG BROCHURE

 

5 Day Session: 12-16 February 2018

8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday  
 

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

Practical Diamond Grading

6 CPD points available to NCJV members

x 15 evening sessions - 12 February 2018

Monday evenings 6.15 pm - 8.30 pm   

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

Diploma Diamond Technology 

Dip DT BROCHURE

23 weeks: Tuesday  1 May  2018

6.30pm - 9.00pm Tuesday evenings 

 

 

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

 

 

NSW SHORT COURSES

To enrol simply fill in the GAA NSW SHORT COURSES ENROLMENT FORM.

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And sent to nsw@gem.org.au

Ph: (02) 9264 5078 

COURSE NAME

DATE

PRICE

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NM = NONMEMBER

COURSE INFORMATION

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Advanced Gemstone Inclusions

This two-day course exposes you to both typical and atypical inclusions in treated, untreated and synthetic material, honing your diagnostic skills and immersing you deeper into the beauty and wonder of gemstones. 
A coloured inclusions manual is provided.
Prerequisite: Diploma of Gemmology or equivalent

6 CDP available to NCJV members.

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2 Day Session: 

Saturday & Sunday

14th and 15th April

18th and 19th August

8.30am - 5.00pm

 

$800 M

 

$1,000 NM

AGI  FLYER

Advanced Opal

10 CPD points available to NCJV members

This two-day course covers folklore, opal traders, collectors and craftsmen as well as opal nomenclature and geological occurrence in Australia and globally.  Current techniques for processing opal and maximising its 'play of colour', including opal inlay and mosaic are discussed.  Current and historical synthetic and imitation opal are examined and discussed.  A review of Ethiopian opal completes this fascinating course.

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2 Day Session:

Saturday & Sunday

15th and 16th September 2018        

9.00am - 5.00pm 

$800 M
 
$1,000 NM

ADV, OPAL

BROCHURE

AO FLYER

Advanced Practical Diamond Grading

15 CPD points available to NCJV members

Take your grading to the next level. Learn how to grade fancy and old cut diamonds, set diamonds, re-cuts and coloured diamonds. Understand the theory behind re-cutting old cut and/or damaged diamonds and how to calculate new weight and factor for grade changes.

Pre-requisite: Practical Diamond Grading or Equivalent

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2 Day Session:

Saturday & Sunday

17th and 18th February

22nd and 23rd September 

9.00am - 5.00pm 

$1,160 M
 
$1,450 NM
FLYER

 

Introduction to Antique Jewellery-
8 CPD points available to NCJV members

Are you interested in antiques?

Starting with a brief history and outline of antique jewellery periods, this course overviews the use of gemstones, synthetics, imitants and unusual materials used in vintage jewellery.  Metal hallmarks and makers marks are are discusserd as an aid to dating jewellery.  Factors to consider when identifying, buying or selling Georgian, Victorian, Art Deco and Art Nouveau Styles are also reviewed. 

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1 Day Session:

Saturday 11th August

9.30am - 5.30pm 

$395 M
$495 NM
ITAJ FLYER

Introduction to Gems and Gemmology

Dip your toe into the amazing world of gemstones.

Over ten fascinating weeks, learn where gemstones are found, how they are formed, what gives them their colour and sparkle.  Learn about how they are cut and their place in history as well as the instruments we use to identify them from their synthetic rivals. 

 

10 x Monday evening sessions

7.00pm to 8.30pm

Starting Dates:

12th February

7th May  

23rd July 

$440 M
$550 NM

ITGG BROCHURE

 

Introduction to Seperation of Natural and Synthetic Gemstones

CONDUCTED IN Mandarin 

2 Day Session: 

Saturday & Sunday

15th and 16th July

9.30am - 5.00pm 

$635 M

$795 NM

ISNSG FLYER

Jewellery Design-Concept to Creation

This course will take you through the complete jewellery design process - from asking the right questions to communicating to the workshop or CAD designer to presenting the design.  This course is for everyone - those currently employed in a jewellery or related trade as well as studio jewellers who design and create for themselves or others.

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2 Day Session:

 

7th and 8th April

 

30th June and 1st July

 

8th and 9th September

$515 + $70 = $620 M

$640 + $70 = $710  NM

 

9.30am - 3.30pm

$515 + $70 M DESIGN KIT 

$640 + $70 NM DESIGN KIT 

JDCC FLYER

Pearl Threading

The techniques associated with the traditional ways of threading pearls, including knotting, are demonstrated in this one-day course.  Under the teacher's watchful eye, each participant will make a fresh water pearl bracelet and necklace to take home

1 Day Session: Sunday 

TBA

9.30am - 5.30pm 

$315 M
 
$395 NM
FLYER

Retail Diamond Consultant

This course has been specifically designed for the retail sales environment and covers topics that sales staff find themselves discussing with clients including the "4Cs", shapes and physical properties, fancy colours and cuts, imitations and synthetics as well as enhancements.  The Kimberley process is explained with regard to "blood diamonds".  This is a comprehensive course providing a solid base for a professional in the retail jewllery sector.

1 Day Session: Sunday

 

16th and 17th June

 

9.30am - 5.00pm

$395 M

$395 NM

 

RDC BROCHURE

Retail Training Correspondence

Are you looking for some Gemmology knowledge to help secure that job in retail jewellery or further your current role but don't have time to attend lectures or aren't sure you want to undertake our Diploma of Gemmology yet? 

Enrol in our Retail Training Correspondence Course! Topics covered include Diamond, Topaz, Opal and Zircon as well as the Corundum, Beryl and Garnet families are covered.  The successful completeion of several open book assignments will see you awarded with a Certificate of Participoation in this popular course.

Distance learning Enrol anytime
$280 M 
$280 NM
 

Synthetic and Gemmology Update Course

6 CPD points available to NCJV members

 

Has it been a while since you completed your Diploma of Gemmology?

Are you still passionate about gemstones but haven't kept up with recent developments?

This two-day course will bring you right up to date with the latest in synthetic gemstone developments and techniques as well as providing a comprehensive gemmological update on advancements and new findings.

 

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2 Day Session:


2nd and 3rd June

$950 M
$950 NM 
SGU FLYER

NB: Please be advised that Course Dates and Times are subject to change due to the management of class numbers.  Notification will be given should changes occur to the above schedule..

If you are travelling from interstate or overseas, please ensure that you take out travel insurance to cover your costs in case of course cancellation.

Members prices are only applicable as a current financial GAA member at the time of enrolment. Membership fees must be renewed annually and maintained in order to use any fellowship status. Membership fees are currently set at $225.00 (+ $22.00 administrative application fee for new members) for 2017.

 

To reserve your place in a course of interest or for further information.

please contact Gemmology House:

email Nicole at: nsw@gem.org.au

or Ph: (02) 9264 5078