Study Time

4, 6 or 9 months


Gem-A Level 4 in Gemmology

Gemmology Foundation

Our Gemmology Foundation course is ideal for those keen to get the best start in their gemstone education. Whether you want to further your career in the trade or simply learn about gemstones, this course is for you. Once completed you will be able to identify, test and handle a wide variety of gemstones. Studying the Foundation is essential for those who want to go on to study our Gemmology Diploma and gain FGA status — symbols of excellence.


You can enquire about one of our courses by using the form below. Simply select the course you'd like to attend, fill in your details and click submit. A member of our Education Department will review your form before contacting you about your enquiry.

Alternatively, you can download a course application form from our Student Resources section. Once you've completed this you can email this to us at or post it to: Education Department, 21 Ely Place, London, EC1N 6TD.

If you have any other questions you can e-mail us at or call us on +(44) 0207 404 3334.


Gemmology Foundation



CodeCourse TitleCourse DaysStart DateFinish datePrice*
F20OAUGGemmology Foundation ODL (without lab class)Online CourseAug 3, 2020Jan 30, 20212715.00 GBP
F20OAUG-PGemmology Foundation ODL 6-month course (with UK lab class)Online CourseAug 3, 2020Jan 29, 20213320.00 GBP
F20OSEP-PGemmology Foundation ODL 9-month course (with UK lab class)Online CourseSep 7, 2020Jun 30, 20213320.00 GBP
F20OSEPGemmology Foundation ODL 9-month course (without lab class)Online CourseSep 7, 2020Jun 28, 20212715.00 GBP



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