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GAA FEDERAL COURSES 2019

To enroll us on:

Phone 1300 436 338 or NSW Division 9264 5078

e-Mail learn@gem.org.au or NSW Division nsw@gem.org.au

COURSE NAME DATE PRICE

Diploma in Gemmology Year 1
Also offered as Flexible

DIP GEMMOLOGY BROCHURE

13 Febuary 2019

Wednesday evenings 6.15 pm - 9.15 pm

$3,950 member
$4,450 non member

Diploma in Gemmology Year 2

 29 January 2019

$3,950 member
$4,450 non member

Diploma in Gemmology – INTENSIVE

 Intensive mode enrolments close 1st week Feb

13 February 2019
(Wednesday, daytime) 
8.30am - 5.00 pm

$8,250member

$9,250 non member

Practical Diamond Grading

PDG BROCHURE

 

5 Day Session: February 2019

8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday 

 

Immediately followed by the Advanced Practical Diamond Grading Weekend - A whole week of Diamonds!! 
 

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

Practical Diamond Grading

 

x 15 evening sessions - February 2019

Tuesday evenings 6.15 pm - 8.30 pm   

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

Diploma Diamond Technology 

Dip DT BROCHURE

23 weeks: Tuesday  30 April  2019

6.30pm - 9.00pm Tuesday evenings 

 

 

$2,325 member

$2,850 non member

 

 

NSW SHORT COURSES

To enrol simply click on the "Book Now" link or fill in the GAA NSW SHORT COURSES ENROLMENT FORM.

GAA NSW SHORT COURSES ENROLMENT FORM click to down load.

And sent to nsw@gem.org.au

Ph: (02) 9264 5078 

COURSE NAME

DATE

PRICE

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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.

2 Day Session: 

Saturday & Sunday

8.30am - 5.00pm

Currently Accepting Expressions of Interest

$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.

 

2 Day Session:

Saturday & Sunday

Currently accepting Expressions of Interest   

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

2 Day Session:

Saturday & Sunday

Feb 2019 

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. 

 

Currently accepting Expressions of Interest 

$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:

4th February

15th April  

15th July 

$475 M
$595 NM

ITGG BROCHURE

 

Introduction to Seperation of Natural and Synthetic Gemstones

CONDUCTED IN Mandarin 

2 Day Session: 

Saturday & Sunday

9.30am - 5.00pm

Currently Accepting Expressions of Interest 

$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 drawing and presenting the design.  It will also teach how to factor gemstones (eg. shape and hardness) and other aspects into your 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.  It includes a wonderful design kit.

Book Now

2 Day Session:

 

2nd and 3rd March

 

15th June and 16th June

 

21st and 22nd  September

 

9.30am - 3.30pm

$640 M 

$760 NM 

Course 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 or necklace to take home

 

Currently accepting Expressions of Interest

$315 M
 
$395 NM
FLYER

Diamond Consultant

This course has been specifically designed for the professional in 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

 

Currently accepting expressions of interest

 

9.30am - 5.00pm

$395 M

$495 NM

 

RDC BROCHURE

Gemmology for Retail

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 Gemmology for Retail 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
$320 M 
$380 NM
 

Developments in Gemmology

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.

 

 

2 Day Session:


Currently accepting expressions of interest

$950 M
 
SGU FLYER

NB: Please be advised that Course Dates, Costs 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 $235.00 (+ $22.00 administrative application fee for new members) for 2019.

 

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