RITEAID GEMOLOGY INSTITUTE

Welcome to Rite Aid School of Gemology Education Courses with online and in-person classroom learning opportunities.

We are the world’s finest and fastest growing gemological education organization that offers world-class training in gemology at the world’s lowest tuition rate.

 

We are the innovators in affordable, quality distance education in gemology and jewelry appraisal that is based on our certified insurance industry education delivery system.

Our Courses have been rated the top in the world for quality, affordability, and ease of learning.

Choose from one of our quality education programs or individual courses or get more information about careers in gemology via Email info@riteaidgemologyinstitute.org

Who Can Apply?

Everyone from complete beginners, amateur gem collectors and jewellery sales professionals, to jewellery designers and business leaders wishing to expand their knowledge.

Study Method:

  • Online or Rite Aid gemology school Teaching Centre

Qualification:

  • RAGS Coloured Gem professional certificate
  • Equipment Provided: Foundation practical workbook
  • Foundation gem set containing rough and cut specimens
  • a refractometer and light source to aid your studies
  • a portable gem kit containing 10 essential instruments, including a 10x loupe.

Gemology

Invest in yourself and learn valuable skills around gemology. Earn a certificate from RAGI upon completion.

210,000.00

Gemology

Invest in yourself and learn valuable skills around gemology. Earn a certificate from RAGI upon completion.

210,000.00

Additional information

Course Outline

Identify common gem materials confidently, explain the properties and uses of certain gem materials and apply your knowledge in real world settings
Handle rough, cut and set gem materials, such as diamond, sapphire, ruby and emerald, as well as organics and a range of treated and imitation gem materials
Through practical training, you will know how to use basic gemmological equipment and report accurately on the various observations and results of tests conducted on gemological specimens
Compare and contrast the features and properties of gem materials, treatments and synthetics in order to distinguish between gemstones
Compare and contrast the features and properties of gem materials, treatments and synthetics in order to distinguish between gemstones

Requirements

  • Our courses are delivered through the online learning management system, Zoom meeting and on Rite Aid gemology school campus.
  • Each week students receive lecture material in the form of video, and reading assignment.
  • Students participate in weekly discussions and activities which provide practical application of their skills and offers peer interaction and instructor feedback.
  • Progress is documented in weekly quizzes and a comprehensive final examination at the completion of each 4-week course.