Gem-A (ATC & GAPP)

The David Craft Institute is accredited by Gem-A London as an ATC (Accredited teaching centre) & GAPP (Gem-A Approved Practical Provider), to provide their courses and exams, level Foundation or Diploma .

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Gem-A theory classes

As an ATC centre you have the possibility to perform the theoretical courses at David Craft.

 

  • Gemmology Foundation: lasts 4 months with 1 day per week taught, 100 hours of guided learning, 100 hours of self-directed learning and a final exam session, giving you access to the Gem-A certificate.

 

  • Gemmology Diploma: lasts 4 months with 2 days per week taught, 200 hours of guided learning, 350 hours of self-directed learning and a final exam session, giving you access to the Gem-A diploma.

 

For each level you receive a theory support, workbook, toolkit and 20 study stones. A personal online session is also available for you to follow the course independently, do exercises as well as periodic assessments to prepare yourself for the final exams.

 

Please contact us for more information on courses, availability or training fees.

ATC Gem-A

Gem-A practical classes

As a GAPP centre you have the opportunity to perform the practical courses at David Craft.

 

  • Foundation lab class: consisting mainly of practical exercises accompanied by theory, over a period of 3 days, 6 hours per day.

 

  • Diploma lab class: consisting mainly of practical exercises accompanied by theory, over a period of 5 days, 6 hours per day.

 

For your success: we have a large variety of stones, gemmological instruments, Gem-A portable instruments, various types of microscopes, as well as a library rich in information and illustrations.

 

Please contact us for more information on availability or training fees.

Salle de pratique Gem-A

Gem-A Exams

As a Gem-A centre you have the possibility to perform the examinations at David Craft:

 

  • Foundation exam: takes place over one day, with a first theoretical/practical part in the morning and a second theoretical part in the afternoon.

 

  • Diploma exam: takes place over two days, with the first day having a theoretical part in the morning and another in the afternoon. The second day is dedicated to the practical exam, either in the morning or in the afternoon.

 

Please contact Gem-A for information on registration and exam dates.