Spanish Gem Academy

Gemmology Practical Workshops - 2019

Please find the schedules for our Gem Identification #1 & #2, Coloured Gemstone Grading #1, Lab-Created & Treated Gems and Diamond Grading & Lab-created Diamonds practical workshops.

Gem Identification #1
5 Days
Gem Identification #2
5 Days
Coloured Gemstone Grading #1
5 Days
Lab-Created and Treated Gems
5 Days
Diamond Grading & Lab-created Diamonds
8 Days
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Evening Gemmology Theory Classes - 2019

If you prefer to study the theoretical components of gemmology at our centre instead of online, we offer evening classes, twice a week (Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6.30pm to 9pm) for a total of five hours. These classes are offered in Spanish.

Basic Gemmology
7 Weeks
Advanced Gemmology
11 Weeks
Diamonds
4 Weeks
Coloured Gemstones
15 Weeks
Gem Identification
6 Weeks
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Evening Gemmology Practical Workshops - 2019

Our five-day and eight-day practical workshops are also available in the evenings (Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 9.30pm). These practical classes are offered in Spanish and English.

Gem Identification #1
10 Weeks
Gem Identification #2
10 Weeks
Coloured Gemstone Grading #1
10 Weeks
Lab-Created and Treated Gems
10 Weeks
Diamond Grading & Lab-created Diamonds
16 Weeks
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Practical Workshop Availability

At the Spanish Gem Academy, we pride ourselves on offering intimate classes with a high instructor/student ratio and fully equipped workstations. If you would like to enroll in one of our gemmology workshops, please download and complete the application form, scan it and email it to us to confirm availability. All places will be filled on a 'first come, first served' basis with the date and time of the receipt of the application form used to establish the priority placing.

To download the application form, please click here

Practical Workshop Prerequisites

Students must fulfil the following World Gem Foundation theory or practical prerequisites or provide evidence that they have taken equivalent programs through other recognised gemmological organizations in order to take our practical workshops. Please remember that these workshops are designed to give you practical experience and this can only be achieved if participants are fully conversant with the equipment they will be using, the principles they are based upon and the correct operational procedures.

Practical Workshop Theory or Practical Prerequisites
Gem Identification #1 Basic Gemmology or Equivalent
Gem Identification #2 Gem Identification #1
Coloured Gemstone Grading #1 -
Lab-created & Treated Gems Advanced Gemmology or Equivalent
Diamond Grading & Lab-created Diamonds Diamonds or Equivalent