What Will I Learn?

  Gem identification procedures.
  Proper instrument uses and techniques.
  How to identify gemstones using a wide range of gemological instruments.
  How to identify and/or separate a minimum of 300 gemstones.
  The properties and attributes of a variety of gem materials.
  Understand the properties and attributes of a variety of gem materials.

 


This course provides students with the skills they require to make quick and reliable gem identifications.

The course places great emphasis on the practical aspects of Gemology, understanding that confidence comes only through hands-on experience.

Careers: Sorting & Wholesale , Marketing & Communication, Retail, Geology,    Cutting/Lapidary, Education & Research , Manufacturing & Design, Luxury Goods, Mineralogy, Dealership, Colored Stone Buyer, Jewelry Business Owner, Jewelry Buyer

Leads to: Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification, Colored Stone Grading and Pricing, Diamond Grading & Pricing

Duration: 12 weeks (Bangkok) 360 Hours. (Theory and Practical)

Pre – requisites: No experience required, Minimum 16 years of age

Recommended for: Gemstone Traders , Gemstone Experts, Gemstone Buyers, Appraisers , Graders, Gemstone Lovers, Retailers

Max. number of students: 15

You will  learn: 

  • Gem Identification procedures
  • Proper instrument uses and techniques
  • How to identify gemstones using a wide range of gemological instruments
  • How to identify and/or separate a minimum of 300 gemstones
  • Understand the properties and attributes of a variety of gem materials

Gemstones available for testing:  3,000

TimeTable: Theory: 9:00 - 12:00, Practical: 13:00 - 16:00 (Mon - Fri)  ·Lunch Break: 12:00 - 13:00  (*Please note: Lunch w ill not be provided)

Exams Theory: 80 multiple choice questions with short answers Practical: Identify 10 gemstones

Language:  English (Applicants enrolling in AIGS courses are required to have good English communication or IELT test at least 5.5 score.)

Price:         USD5,000

Instrument for student: Course book (syllabus) , Loupe and Tweezers

         

 

                            *Gem Identification Diploma*