Study Time

Up to 12 months

Qualification

Gem-A Level 3 Coloured Stones Grading Award

Coloured Stones Grading

If you are interested in grading coloured stones this course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to help you in your career. You will be introduced to the world of colour grading for a range of gemstones, and will cover both common and less common stones, including ruby, sapphire, spinel, chrysoberyl and iolite. You will be able to apply knowledge learnt from the methodology and grading exercises to almost any stone. The course will also introduce you to the latest online/digital grading tools, and allows you to compare results with physical stones from the internet for real-time indicative pricing.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
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Definitions and grading rules of gemstone attributes, such as colour, transparency and cut
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The evaluation techniques and the methodology behind these
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The potential effect of each feature on the gem’s price in world trade
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Gem definitions, commercial names and misnomers, including the different names used in international markets
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How to use the GemeWizard online tools for colour communication, grading and pricing of gems.
COURSE MATERIALS
Online Materials

Online course materials

Real-Time Indicative Pricing

Access to over 100 online exercises of quality-sorting and price calculations

GemeWizard & Gemeprice Subscription

A year’s subscription to all GemeWizard products, including GemePrice™ — an online pricing system and price list for diamonds and gemstones

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
None, although Gem-A’s Gemmology Foundation would be advantageous.
STUDY OPTIONS

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Coloured Stone Grading Student

FURTHER STUDY
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Gemmology Foundation, qualified to take Gemmology Diploma
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Gemmology Diploma, leading to eligibility for FGA status
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Diamond Diploma, leading to eligibility for DGA status
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BSc in Gemmology & Jewellery Studies (requires successful completion of Gemmology Foundation, Gemmology Diploma and Diamond Diploma)
HOW TO APPLY?

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.

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COURSE DATES & PRICES

Coloured Stone Grading

Dates

Course:
Level:
Code Course Title Course Days Start Date Finish date Price*
CSGcourse Coloured Stone Grading Anytime (there are no set course dates) Jan 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2017 795.00 GBP
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