Qualifications for Advancement: GIA diplomas are some of the most recognised qualifications in the global gem and jewellery industry. A diploma programme may be undertaken full time, part-time, on campus or via online distance learning. These courses are an ideal blend of applied and practical components.
Graduate Gemologist (26 Weeks): Learn the technical knowledge and sales skills you need to deal in the entire spectrum of diamonds and coloured stones. Earn the industry’s most coveted professional credential. The programme combines the curriculum of Graduate Colored Stones and Graduate Diamonds diploma programmes.
Graduate Colored Stones (19 Weeks): Learn how to identify and evaluate hundreds of common and unusual coloured gemstones.
Graduate Diamonds (7 Weeks): Acquire the expertise you need to grade, buy, and sell diamonds with the help of a Master professional instructor.
Accelerated Graduate Diamonds (Home Study/Distance Education): Become a trusted expert in diamonds, while studying at your own convenience (via home study).
Accredited Jewelry Professional Intensive (5 Days): Gain the critical product knowledge and proven sales techniques you need to succeed in a retail environment.