Student Workrooms



GIA Student Workrooms give you affordable access to all the equipment and gemstones you need to complete the practical requirements of your Gem Identification course through eLearning. This self-study room is also available if you need to prepare for your 20-stone final exam, take a proctored exam, or simply practise on equipment and gemstones.


Carlsbad (Workroom is currently closed)
Available daily, Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 12.00 pm and 1.00 – 4.00 pm, on a first-come, first-served basis for up to eight students.

Fees are $35 for half day and $70 for full day. No fees apply for exams.

To reserve a seat, contact us or call +1 760 603 4404.

New York
Available only during the weeks listed below, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12.00 pm and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Fees are $35 for half day and $70 for full day. No fees apply for exams.

To reserve a seat, contact us or call +1 212 944 5900.

22-26 Feb 2021
1-5 Mar 2021
12-16 Apr 2021
19-23 Apr 2021
24-28 May 2021
1-4 June 2021
12-16 July 2021
16-20 Aug 2021
23-27 Aug 2021
4-8 Oct 2021
Dec 6-10, 2021
Dec 13-17, 2021

London
Available daily, Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 12.30 pm and 1:30 pm – 4.30 pm in four-week blocks at certain times during the year, with morning and afternoon sessions available. Students may reserve any combination of sessions that they require.

Fees are £35 for half day and £70 for full day. No fees apply for exams. For more information and to reserve a seat, contact us or call +44 (0) 207 813 4321.

11-15 Jan 2021
18-22 Jan 2021
25-29 Jan 2021
14-17 June 2021
21-25 June 2021
28 June - 2 July 2021
5-9 July 2021
4-8 Oct 2021
11-15 Oct 2021
18-22 Oct 2021

Other worldwide locations
The following locations have student workrooms available by appointment:

Bangkok
Fees are 1,500 THB for half day and 2,500 THB for full day. No fees apply for exams. For more information, contact us or call +66 2779 6100.

Hong Kong
Fees are 500 HKD for half day and 1,000 HKD for full day. No fees apply for exams. For more information, contact us or call +852 3166 7001.

Mumbai (Workroom is currently closed)
Fees are 1,000 INR for half day and 2,000 INR for full day. No fees apply for exams. For more information, contact us or call +91 22 4085 1580.

Taipei
Fees are $1,000 for half day and $2,000 for full day. No fees apply for exams. For more information, contact us or call +886 2 2771 9391.