Diploma in Gemmology DGem(SL) 2023

Diploma in Gemmology DGem(SL) 2023

Diploma in Gemmology [DGem(SL)] Examination

Gemmologists Association of Sri Lanka (GASL) is the professional body of gemmologists in the source country. Intending to provide a well-recognized professional qualification for those who are interested in gemmology, GASL annually conducts Diploma in Gemmology [DGem(SL)] courses and examinations since 2009. DGem(SL) exam is further improved, and all relevant details are given below.

Modules covered are:
•    Module A- Introduction to Gemmology
•    Module B- Diamond Grading and Trading
•    Module C- Fashioning of Gemstones, Jewellery Designing & Manufacturing
•    Module D- Pearls and Other Organic Gem Materials

This diploma examination contains both theory and practical papers.
a) Theory examination    : Two papers as Theory Part I and Theory Part II
b) Practical examination    : Two papers as Practical Part I and Practical Part II

Candidates who pass All four papers (with a score of 55% and above in each paper) will be awarded the Diploma in Gemmology [DGem(SL)].
Candidates who pass only Theory Part I and Practical Part I papers will be awarded the Certificate in Gemmology.

Candidates who pass particular module exams will be awarded the following certificates.
    Certificate in Introduction to Gemmology
    Certificate in Diamond Grading and Trading
    Certificate in Fashioning of Gemstones, Jewellery Designing & Manufacturing
    Certificate in Pearls and Other Organic Gem Materials

A diploma programme will be conducted by GASL annually. This course is open to both Sri Lankans and resident / non-resident foreigners in Sri Lanka. The medium of the course is English. Candidates will be interviewed, and only the successful candidates will be enrolled on the programme.

Objectives of the diploma course are:
•    To produce well-qualified professional gemmologists with modern knowledge of advanced techniques related to the gem and jewellery industry.
•    To enhance the skills in the gem and jewellery industry.
            
* The diploma programme for this year will be commenced on 22nd January 2023 and it will be held on each Sunday from 9am to 5pm at the Organisation of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA Centre), No. 275/75, Prof. Stanley Wijesundera Mawatha, Colombo 07.

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