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 and Gems&Jewellery four times a year

 
Event Discounts
Network with professionals through Gem-A events such as Gem Central or the Gem-A 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 discount on Gem-A events, workshops, 10% off tools and 5% on all our books 

 
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 for 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.

BECOME A FGA MEMBER

To become a member, 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, or post along with payment of the membership fee.

All subscriptions are renewable on 1 January each year. Membership rates for 2019 are £135, or £110 if you pay on or before 31 December 2018.

If you are already a Member of Gem-A you should have received an email from SagePay requesting your renewal fee. If you have not received this, please contact us at: membership@gem-a.com and we will re-send the message.

 

CONTACT US

If you can't find what you're looking for or you have any further questions, email us at membership@gem-a.com .