Qualifications for Advancement: GIA diplomas are one of the most recognised qualifications in the global gem and jewellery industry. A diploma programme may be undertaken full-time on campus or via online distance learning through GIA's headquarters. These courses are an ideal blend of applied and practical components.
Graduate Gemologist® (Graduate Diamonds + Graduate Colored Stones): Learn the technical knowledge 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 programmes.
Graduate Colored Stones: Learn how to identify and evaluate common and unusual coloured gemstones.
Graduate Diamonds: Learn the technical expertise needed to grade, buy, and sell diamonds with the insight of a seasoned professional.
Accelerated Graduate Diamonds (Home Study/Distance Education): Become a trusted expert in diamonds, while studying at your own convenience (via home study / distance education).