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Diploma in Gemmology GAA (Vic)

The information on this page relates to the Diploma in Gemmology course run by the Victorian branch of the GAA. For other states, please refer to the information on the relevant state's pages.

Diploma in Gemmology Year 1

Students are required to attend a theory and a practical class each week. Extensive course notes are provided.


Theory: Mon 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Prac: Mon 5:20pm - 7:20pm (reserved for Regional students only)

            Tues 7:00pm - 9:00pm

            Wed 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Diploma in Gemmology Year 2

PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Diploma in Gemmology Year 1


Theory: Wed 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Prac: Mon 7:30pm - 9:30pm

            Tues 7:30pm - 9:30pm

            Wed 5:20pm - 7:20pm (reserved for Regional students only)

Diploma in Gemmology (Intensive)

The Diploma in Gemmology is also offered in Victoria as a one-year intensive course. The content and other features of the course are the same as the two-year course and it allows participants who have the time to study and attend daytime classes to complete the work in half the time. Conditions apply, including the requirement for a minimum number of students to participate.

Study and practical classes

Theory study is to be completed at home. Practical classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays.

Please call 1300 436 338 or learn@gem.org.au

Not sure if gemmology is for you?

Make an appointment with our Education Co-Ordinator, David Heiderich, who will be happy to show you the facilities at GAA House in Melbourne, and discuss your learning requirements.

Please call us now on 1300 436 338 and leave a message or email to learn@gem.org.au to make an appointment or express your interest in joining us on an exciting gemmological journey.