FGA Membership

On successful completion of the Gemmology Diploma, students can apply to be a Fellow of the Gemmological Association (FGA). Fellows can use the internationally recognised letters FGA after their name, and take advantage of the excellent benefits available to our Fellows.

FEATURES OF FGA MEMBERSHIP
 
USE OF FGA
Once you've passed your Gemmology Diploma and signed up for a Fellowship, you can use the world-famous FGA after your name.
 
BE LISTED ON THE FGA / DGA REGISTER
Show that you have successfully completed the Gemmology Diploma and been accepted as a Fellowship Member.
 
GEMMOLOGY COURSE NOTES
Eligible to purchase up-to-date course notes for the Gemmology Diploma, as and when they're released, to keep abreast of all the latest industry developments.
 
Publications
Expand your knowledge and receive The Journal of Gemmology four times a year, and Gems&Jewellery six times a year.

 
Event Discounts
Network with professionals through Gem-A events such as Gem Central or preferential booking for our Annual Conference.

 
Affiliate Membership of the Naval Club
Stay in style whilst in London and meet your colleagues and fellow professionals in comfort with an Affiliate Membership of The Naval Club.

 
Discounts
Receive 10% discount on Gem-A events, workshops and tools and 5% on all our books and publications.

 
Members area
Access to exclusive 'member only' content on our website and social media channels

 
Join the Global Forum network
Share knowledge with an international community through our Global Forum.

 

BENEFITS OF FGA MEMBERSHIP

Part of becoming a Fellow of the Association is about the intangible benefits a membership of the Association can bring to you, your career and your professional development. During the course of your membership with Gem-A, we endeavour to ensure all our FGA Members are kept up-to-date with all the latest news, views and educational information from the trade and given resources to continue their professional development. As part of your FGA membership, you will also receive:

  • recognition, validation, and accreditation of your skills, knowledge and expertise
  • the ability to demonstrate your level of knowledge and professionalism
  • competence which will allow you to be part of a wider international community
  • an opportunity to display your commitment to your professional development
HOW DO I QUALIFY?

In order to apply you FGA membership you must have successfully completed the Gemmology Diploma, only once you become a member will you be eligible to use the designatory letters FGA after your name.

WHAT FGA MEMBERS SAY
Types of Membership - The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, or Gem-A, is the world’s longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Our Gemmology Diploma is the direct descendant of the gem course that was proposed for the UK jewellery trade in 1908. Our prestigious Gemmology and Diamonds Diplomas, taught around the world, are now globally recognized as qualifications of the highest status. Diploma graduates may apply for election to Fellowship (FGA) or Diamond Membership (DGA) of the Association. Mr H Jones, Canterbury UK
 

 

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

To sign up you can either apply for your subscription online using the sign-up button below, or download our Membership Application Form from membership resources and fill in the sections relevant to the type of membership you are applying for. Return to us via email, fax or post along with payment of the membership fee.

All subscriptions are renewable on 1 January each year. Membership rates for 2016 are £135 or £110 if paying by direct debit (UK banks only). If you have any questions please contact our Membership Secretary via telephone +44 (0)20 7474 3334 or email by clicking the 'contact us' button at the bottom of the page.

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