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Programmes & certificates

GG
Graduate Gemologist®
GG

Graduate Gemologist®

Earn the industry’s most prestigious qualification to show the world your knowledge and professional commitment to gems and jewellery.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

GD
Graduate Diamonds
GD

Graduate Diamonds

Learn to speak the language of diamonds and embark on an exciting career path.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

GCS
Graduate Colored Stones
GCS

Graduate Colored Stones

Immerse yourself in a world of brilliant colours and become qualified to seize a spectrum of opportunities.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

GJ
Graduate Jeweler
GJ

Graduate Jeweler

Transform precious metals and gemstones into stunning pieces of jewellery with the latest technologies and equipment.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

JDT
Jewelry Design & Technology
JDT

Jewelry Design & Technology

Develop design and manufacturing skills using the best of traditional and cutting-edge techniques.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

JD
Jewelry Design
JD

Jewelry Design

Learn to translate your ideas into stunning gem and jewellery illustrations.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

CCC
Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry
CCC

Comprehensive CAD/CAM for Jewelry

Elevate your artistry by learning how to use cutting-edge CAD/CAM software to design jewellery.

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START DATE does not include the in-person orientation scheduled for prior to the start of full-time on-campus programmes. Check with the local campus admissions team for more information.

Lab Classes

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Colored Stone Grading

Colored Stone Grading

Acquire the skills to determine the colour, clarity and cut for a range of coloured stones.

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Diamond grading

Diamond grading

Learn to grade diamonds using a gem microscope and jeweller’s loupe. Understand GIA’s Diamond Grading System.

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Gem Identification

Gem Identification

Learn the time-tested procedures and identification skills used by the Institute’s renowned experts.

Note: From 1 January 2020, students will be required to complete the Gem Identification Lab class (GEM240L) before enrolling in the Gem Identification eLearning course (GEM240).

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Pearl grading

Pearl grading

Discover how experts determine the quality of Akoya, freshwater, South Sea and Tahitian pearls using GIA’s 7 Pearl Value Factors™.

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See the full breakdown of Tuition and Fees costs and a Schedule of Student Charges for programmes and lab classes offered in Carlsbad.

* Dates offered on a standby basis.Call for availability.You will be placed on a waiting list until 30 days prior to the start of your programme or class when GIA will be able to confirm the availability of a space for you.Schedules are subject to change without notice. Contact GIA Admissions in Carlsbad to confirm availability and for additional information and details.(N) = Night-time; (S) = Saturday