Course Title GEMMOLOGY (GEMSTONE IDENTIFICATION COURSE)
Duration Eight weeks.
Credits 15 hours a week.
Ø Chelsea Filter(s)
Ø Color Filter(s) set (ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Aqua, etc)
Ø Heavy liquid(s)
Ø Teaching gemstone(s)
Age Limit Minimum 18 years.
Education Must be literate to read and write English.
Duration 2 months.
Ø Name: Mr. Hamid Usman
Ø Designation Gemologist
Ø Qualification B.Sc. Accredited Gemologist from Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences Bangkok, Thailand
Ø Diploma in Gems cutting from University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar
Ø Certificate Gemology / Gems Cutting, Gems & Gemological Institute of Pakistan Peshawar
Instructor Availability All working days
General Course Description
Course Outcomes Certificate in Gemology.
Theory / Practical In the Gemology course the students are taught about the gemstone's origin, natural/synthetic imitation, and composite gemstones. Use and care of gemological instruments, separating natural gemstones from synthetic, chemical/ optical, and physical properties of corundum, beryl, tourmaline, topaz, etc, crystallography, gemstones formation, 4c’s of gemstones/diamonds, cleaning and caring of mineral specimen and gemstones, international marketing and eCommerce.
During this training, 60 % of the time has been allocated for practical training in Gemological Laboratory.
The syllabus of courses taught at GGIP has been designed and approved by highly qualified faculty of international repute namely Prof. DrQasim Jan, Mr. Bahrawar Khan, Mr. Bakhtiar Khan, and professors from the National Center of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar. The contents included in the syllabus are taught in all the institutes of similar repute.
Class Procedures and Policies 95 % attendance is required.
All kinds of course material for reading purposes shall be provided by GGIP.
METHODOLOGY OF GRADING
Points Theory exam (multiple choice) 100 Marks
Practical Exam 100 Marks
Total Marks 200.