Since 1945, the GAA has been educating and updating members of the gem and jewellery industry, and the general public, about all aspects of gemstones and their substitutes.

GAA Short Courses

GAA Short Courses

Variety of short courses on offer in all states. Have fun with gemstones. Find a date to suit you.

GAA Diploma in Gemmology

GAA Diploma in Gemmology

Teaching centres in all states. Email info@gem.org.au for details.

Education

Education

New course list for 2016 has been released. Click here to find out more.

About the GAA

About the GAA

Find out about our history, aims and objectives. Click here to find out more.

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Diploma in Gemmology 2017

Gem Ed Enrolments for Diploma in Gemmology-2017 ARE NOW OPEN
The GAA invite all prospective students to enquire and discuss the learning modes we offer at GAA Branch Divisions in NSW, VIC, WA, SA, QLD & TAS

Available Learning Modes: Face to Face, Flexible & Intensive Mode (Intensive mode is available in NSW & VIC only)

Please call Annie Dursun, the Gem Ed Federal Enrolment Officer 1300 436 338 or email learn@gem.org.au.

PRACTICAL DIAMOND GRADING 2017 :
Proposed Course Dates for 2017
At your nearest GAA Teaching Centres:

Sydney:
6–10 February (Monday to Friday), 8.30am-5.00 pm
6 February – 15 May (15 weeks, Monday Evenings)

Melbourne:
February – May (Tuesday Evenings 6.30 – 9.00 pm)

Brisbane:
29 May–2 June (Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm)

Expressions of Interest are invited for PDG in:
Adelaide (April)
Perth (May or August) Dates TBA

Expressions of Interest are welcome for:
DIPLOMA IN DIAMOND TECHNOLOGY 2017
(23 Week course)

Please call 1300436338 or email learn@gem.org.au to Annie Dursun, Gem Ed Federal Enrolment Officer

Enrol early as classes fill quickly – Limited class size

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Advanced Practical Diamond Grading

Advanced Practical Diamond Grading

Prerequisite: Practical Diamond Grading. Classes in all states, two-day course. For more information, check your state's pages on this website, or contact your state's office.
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The Australian Gemmologist

The Australian Gemmologist

Online version Vol. 25, No. 3.
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