The following chart includes information on all our courses including the number of lessons, the number of online tests, final examinations, course fees for both digital or print formats, and examination fees in U.S Dollars.
|Course||No. of Lessons||Online Tests||Online Tutoring||Final Examination||Digital Fee||Printed Fee||Examination Fees|
|Rubies, Sapphires & Emeralds||8||1||-||No||105||135||-|
|Opals and Jade||2||1||-||No||85||110||-|
Students wishing to complete the 'Career Gemmologist', 'Diamond Professional' or 'Coloured Gemstone Professional' program must complete all the practical requirements including where applicable the comprehensive online coloured gemstone grading course.
Our workshops are also available to students who wish to update or upgrade their existing skills or simply have an interest in this particular area of practical study.
|Description||Practical Workshop||Course Cost|
|Diamond Grading||8 Days||2000|
|Coloured Gemstone Grading - 1||5 Days||550|
|Coloured Gemstone Grading - 2||Online||1150|
|Gemstone Identification - 1||5 Days||550|
|Gemstone Identification - 2||5 Days||550|
|Lab-Created & Treated Gems||5 Days||550|
Students taking the 'Career Gemmologist' or 'Coloured Gemstone Professional' programs are required to undergo three practical tests (including a twelve stone final examination) and a written examination consisting of one hundred multiple choice questions and five essay-type questions.
Students taking the 'Diamond Professional' program are required to undergo a practical examination that involves the complete grading of four diamonds (including colour, clarity, table %, crown angle, pavilion depth %, girdle thickness, polish/symmetry and the plotting of inclusions) and a written examination consisting of one hundred multiple choice questions and five essay-type questions.
For an overview of the 'Career Gemmologist' program, please click here
For an overview of the 'Diamond Professional' program, please click here
For an overview of the 'Coloured Gemstone Professional' program, please click here
To see when our courses and workshops are available, please click here
Please click here to view samples of our letters of completion and our 'Career Gemmologist', 'Diamond Professional' and 'Coloured Gemstone Professional' diplomas.
If you would prefer to receive printed course notes instead of digital access, please click here.
Students who purchase the printed course materials will also receive free digital access to the course.
Prices are in US Dollars