Gem-A Diamond Diploma (Practical & Theory) Tuition Course
- with Exam
The tutor for this course is a professional Gemmologist and an accredited Gem-A tutor.
The THEORY part of this course is also available as
ONLINE INTERACTIVE TUITION
During Covid-19 Selected lessons have been suitably adapted for Zoom Tuition
Option for students to discuss how this works
with the Gemmology tutor prior to booking.
This full Diploma Course comprise of 20 tuition days
- Followed by an Exam day
8-Days of Diamond Grading Practical tuition
12-Days of Diamond Grading Theory tuition
Part-time flexible tuition is available
This course follows the syllabus as laid out by the Gem-A (The Gemmological Association of Great Britain).
The following topic are covered in this Gem-A Diploma course:
The properties of cut, polished and rough diamonds
Colour and colour grading of Diamonds
Synthetic Gem Quality Diamonds
Identification and observational methods
Course Fee, Location & Date
Please read the important information provided in each of the boxes below
TUITION Course Location
Course TUITION takes place at the Gemmology training centre of Gemmologist and tutor Kate, which is in Coventry near to Birmingham International Railway Station.
BUT but your Exam must take place at a certified Gem-A Examination Centre.
See below for further information
EXAM Materials Information
EXAM (Gem-A) Location
This course can only proceed with the approval of the GEM-A
(Gemmological Association of Great Britain)
If you wish to proceed with this course the tutor Kate H will make enquires as to the available dates and permission to run your course.
Once a course date has been confirmed a payment of the course TUITION FEE in full is required.
If the Gem-A need to cancel the Exam part of your course due to unforeseen circumstances they will most likely offer you an alternative exam date or centre.
Course Booking Terms
How to Book
Due to stringent terms applied by the Gem-A and the complex course arrangements there is a cancellation fee
TUITION Course Cancellation Fee £250
This will be deducted from your refund, if you cancel your course, up to 14 days before the start of your tuition course once your payment has been received.
No partial or full refund is available once the course has started.
Gem-A Registration/Exam Fee
You pay the exam fee direct to the Gem-A therefore they determine if a refund is possible of not if you cancel your exam place after enrolment.
Payment for your TUITION FEE is required in advance .
You must pay by BACS
You will receive an invoice for the tuition fee advising of all the details.
There is a course cancellation fee applicable so you should make sure you can attend the tuition and exam dates BEFORE booking.